Shermaine Pollard

We are delighted to have Shermaine Pollard, MedStar Health Inc.
Director, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain Supplier, Diversity Leader as our speaker.

November 17, 2022  5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Merriweather Lakehouse Hotel
10209 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, Maryland 21044

Shermaine Pollard is a seasoned Healthcare Supply Chain professional with over 25 years of experience.

She is currently the Director of Supply Chain Network & GPO Relationships at MedStar Health, Inc. She is responsible for leading supplier diversity and implementing innovative and industry-leading best practices that reduce supply costs, increase efficiencies and advance marketplace competitiveness through improved clinical and financial outcomes.

Shermaine is an experienced functional professional leading organizational strategic planning to tactical implementation. Expert in cost savings, capital equipment, and strategic sourcing strategies with a solid background in contract review, RFP development, compliance, sourcing, negotiation, and execution.

Advanced knowledge in developing supplier diversity programs, procure-to-pay processes, principles, and purchasing practices, including ethics and standards, bid preparation and evaluation, analyzing cost and market conditions for competitive bidding, quality control and trends, inventory standards, and data collection, and market research techniques.

Shermaine Pollard holds a dual Master’s Degree in Business Administration and Healthcare Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.