Bob Taylor has over 26 years of experience in the Health Care Supply Chain. Currently Bob is the SVP of Supply Chain for RWJBarnabas Health. For 18 months prior Bob was the VP of Managed Services with HealthTrust, leading the company’s outsourced Supply Chain Leadership Staffing business and also been the interim SVP of Supply Chain for RWJBarnabas Health. Prior to this Bob was the AVP for Supply Chain at UAB Health System in Birmingham Alabama for 9 years including the 1,250 bed flagship UAB University Hospital, The Health Services Foundation with over 1,000 physicians, three affiliate hospitals, and two additional associate hospitals all located within the state of Alabama. Prior to UAB Health System Bob worked with HCA for fifteen years, the last seven as a regional Supply Chain Officer with responsibility for Supply Chain Services for 22 hospitals in three states. Bob has also worked community and faith based facilities throughout his career. Bob received his Bachelor’s Degree from The Pennsylvania State University and his Master’s Degree from Kennesaw State University, has a Graduate Certificate from UAB in Healthcare Quality and Safety, and is a Certified Materials Resource Professional and is the Chair-Elect for AHRMM.