Future Leaders of Supply Chain: Matt Roberts

Matt Roberts
Director, internal control
HealthTrust Supply Chain Operations
Nashville, Tennessee

Nomination submitted by Robin Fuqua, AVP Human Resources, HealthTrust and Supply Chain

With nine years of healthcare experience including five years supporting supply chain operations of the largest IDNs, Matt Roberts is comfortable interacting and providing influence to a diverse set of leaders. He oversees item and vendor data for HCA Healthcare and other HealthTrust members, where he is accountable for projects requiring streamlined workflows to facilitate change management. Roberts consistently demonstrates the ability to lead teams and move projects to conclusion. He is self-motivated and always eager to learn/help. With respectful and diplomatic interactions, he sets the tone in building relationships. He understands deadlines and engages all necessary resources to meet or exceed those deadlines. He is known as a natural leader with a conviction to excellence.

Born/raised: Born in Abilene, Texas; raised in Leander, Texas
Undergraduate degree: Independence University (Healthcare management)
Graduate degree: Western Governors University (MBA)
Joined HealthTrust: 2014

Some prior work highlights:

  • Histology technician, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center
  • Supply chain director, Parallon
  • Assistant director, surgical and specialty services, HealthTrust

HealthTrust Supply Chain Operations

  • 5 consolidated service centers
  • 17 satellite distribution centers
  • Data governance for material information system for clients representing over 1,000 business units
  • Item and vendor master file implementation for acquisition/divesture operations
  • Governance of automation for purchase orders and invoice distributions
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