These panels have been approved for 1.5 ACHE Face-to-Face credits each (3.0 if you attend both).
3-3:30pm – Check-In & Networking
3:30-5pm – Panel 1: The State of Healthcare: Industry Leader’s Perspectives
5-5:30pm – Break
5:30-7pm – Panel 2: Crisis Management: Strategies to Effectively Manage a Healthcare Organization
Panel 1 Speakers:
W. Stephen Love (Moderator), President & CEO, Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council
Aaron Bujnowski, FACHE, Director, IDN Lead, Chartis
Fraser Hay, FACHE, President, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
Pamela Bryant, SVP/Chief Supply Chain Officer, Parkland Health
Panel 2 Speakers:
Christi Nguyen, FACHE (Moderator), Associate Chief Nursing Officer of Nursing Excellence, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Lance Lynch, Consultant, Adaptiv Consulting Solutions
Hollis Mignogno, Vice President of Global Security, Cardinal Health
Rob Monaghan, System Director, Business Continuity and Emergency Management, Baylor Scott & White Health
Pamela Bryant is the Senior Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer for Parkland Health. Parkland is one of the largest public hospitals in the country with more than 1 million patient visits annually. Pamela has over 20 years of supply chain experience and leads a team of over 200 personnel and is responsible for all aspects of the supply chain, including procurement, strategic sourcing, informatics, logistics, distribution, vendor management and equipment/asset management. She has a proven track record in driving cost reductions, supporting dynamic growth, implementing new initiatives, improving operational efficiencies, and driving supplier diversity.
Pamela earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, and Master of Business Administration degree from Averett University in Danville, Virginia. She is an advisory board member of The Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) and previously served as president of the local chapter North Texas chapter. She also serves as the Board Chair for the Southwestern Medical TIF District Board, is a board member of the Dallas Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council (DFW MSDC) and is the immediate Past President and board member of the Women’s Business Council Southwest (WBCS).
Aaron Bujnowski is a Director and IDN Lead with Chartis. Mr. Bujnowski’s healthcare career spans over 17 years. He focuses on developing innovative enterprise strategies that enable integrated delivery networks and their leaders to create lasting competitive advantage. He also helps PE firms to effectively make buy- or sell-side decisions and deliver increased value through their portfolio companies.
Prior to joining The Chartis Group, Mr. Bujnowski was the system Chief Strategy Officer at Texas Health Resources, a ~$5B integrated health system where he spent nearly nine years. He was responsible for developing and implementing strategies across the entire enterprise, including acute, post-acute, ambulatory, physician, consumer, and value-based approaches His experience includes more than four years with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he served as a core member of BCG’s strategy and health care practices. He was also a founding member of BCG’s PE practice, spending time on Wallstreet working on deals with many of the country’s largest PE firms.
While at Chartis, Mr. Bujnowski has worked with large IDNs on major strategic efforts, including enterprise strategy development and implementation, service line strategy and structure, consumer strategy, and strategic and community partnership development. He has also helped accelerate the growth of the PE practice, working on buy-side due diligence efforts and sell-side efforts in the health provider space. Leveraging his previous in-house strategy experience, he has also worked on value-enabling efforts for PE portfolio companies, which have resulted in identifying significant sources of organic and inorganic growth and operational efficiencies for his clients.
Mr. Bujnowski holds a master’s degree in business administration from The University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated with the highest honors. He also holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in chemical engineering with a biomedical emphasis from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where he graduated with honors. He is currently a candidate to receive a Doctor of Science in Healthcare Leadership from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In 2015, Mr. Bujnowski became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and is president-elect of its North Texas Chapter.
Fraser Hay is the President of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano where he oversees the daily operations, strategic planning, business development, and hospital culture for the more than 1,800 employees, 150 volunteers, and 1,000 active medical staff professionals.
Fraser received his BBA in Finance from the University of Oklahoma and then his Masters’ in Health Administration from Trinity University. He completed his residency with INTEGRIS Health in Oklahoma City before eventually joining Texas Health Resources where he has served as an executive in progressive leadership roles since 2010.
He is a Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and was honored as the 2015 Young Healthcare Executive of the Year by the North Texas Chapter of ACHE, and the 2017 Young Healthcare Executive of the Year by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council.
Fraser is actively involved in his profession, community, and church serving on several boards. He is blessed to have the love and support of his wife, Lindsay, and their three children.
Mr. Stephen W. Love is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council which promotes collaboration, cooperation, and advocacy on behalf of its 90 member hospitals. The Hospital Council also has approximately 100 Associate Members (business and industry), including prominent accounting, legal and consulting firms. The primary mission is to drive evidence-based improvement in patient care and health equity in North Texas. He was the United Nations Association Award Winner in 2018 for Global Goals. He served as 2015 Chair for the Conference of Metropolitan and Regional Hospitals Association in the United States. He received the 2020 D CEO’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He also received the Dallas Medical Society’s Millard J. and Robert L. Health Award for a non-physician providing outstanding leadership to the community. He also previously served on the Children at Risk Board for North Texas and Mothers Against Drunk Driving Dallas. He serves on the Southwest Region Board for the American Heart Association; Southwest Transplant Alliance; Cure Glaucoma Foundation Advisory Board; North Texas Eye Research Institute; the Metropolitan YMCA Board of Directors; the Board of Directors of Prism Health North Texas and the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Mr. Love has worked in healthcare management for over 45 years. He has demonstrated leadership in tax exempt, investor-owned, specialty and private hospitals in operations, finance, and corporate governance. Prior to joining the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council, Mr. Love was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of a Fortune 500 healthcare company that owned over 50 hospitals and managed approximately 200 facilities in the United States.
Lance Lynch began his career in Emergency Medical Services in 2003 and served as a 911 paramedic, field training officer, and certified flight & critical care paramedic. During this time, he participated in and chaired several patient safety, performance improvement, and educational committees while providing clinical education for various public safety programs in the community college setting and serving as Regional Faculty for the American Heart Association. While finishing his undergraduate degree in Emergency Medical Care Administration at Western Carolina University, Lance turned his attention to hospital-based emergency preparedness, response, and resilience. Lance holds an MBA in organizational consulting from Michigan’s Spring Arbor University, a Certified Business Continuity Professional certification through Disaster Recovery International, Inc., and is a Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional through the International Board for Certification Services and Management. Since serving as Chair of the North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council, JPS, and Parkland, Lance began serving as a consultant for various healthcare organizations Emergency Management programs throughout the country.
Lance currently resides in the Fort Worth area with Julia, his wife & biggest cheerleader of 17 years and Natalie, his 7 year old daughter.
As a Vice President of Global Security for Cardinal Health, Hollis Mignogno is responsible for security operations and programs at Cardinal Health worldwide. She also has accountability for Travel, Meetings & Events, Trade Shows, Business Resiliency and the Security Operations and Intelligence Center (SOIC). Hollis’ key responsibilities include crisis management and pandemic planning, supply chain integrity, international travel and security, and training for the organization. Hollis has been with Cardinal Health since October 2001, working in the Corporate Aviation Department for two years, and in the Global Security Department for the past 20 years. She is a member of OSAC (Overseas Security Advisory Council) and ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security), and participated on the Pharmaceutical Council, serving as Vice-Chair in 2012 and Chair in 2013. She has been a Board Member for the Dublin Chamber of Commerce since 2022. She holds a BS in Criminal Justice from Ohio Dominican University. She gives back to the community by supporting time and resources to the American Heart Association and is on their Central Ohio Executive Leadership Team, she is the Executive Sponsor for Cardinal Health, and has been a Team Coach since 2008.
Rob Monaghan is a distinguished Homeland Security, Emergency Management, and Business Continuity professional with a wealth of experience in program management and interagency coordination. Currently, he holds the position of System Director of Business Continuity and Emergency Management at Baylor Scott & White Health. In this capacity, Rob offers strategic guidance, sets the program’s direction, and provides leadership to ensure optimal emergency management practices. His proficiency in developing comprehensive plans and conducting training exercises has been exemplified through successful responses to critical incidents, such as a flooded hospital evacuation and a NICU fire. Furthermore, Rob is an active participant in public education and community outreach, contributing his expertise to speaking events and organizing regionwide training events. Complementing his practical expertise, Rob holds a Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Administration & Planning from the University of North Texas. He is engaged in various professional organizations, including the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) and Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI), Rob is dedicated to advancing emergency management practices and ensuring communities remain resilient in the face of adversity.
Dr. Christi Nguyen is the Associate Chief Nursing Officer of Nurse Excellence. She is an experienced nurse leader in the inpatient and ambulatory settings holding prior leadership positions at community and academic medical centers. Dr. Nguyen is also a Clinical Assistant Professor with the University of Texas at Arlington’s MSN Nursing Administration program and a faculty advisor in the DNP program.
Dr. Nguyen has worked in multiple areas of nursing, including oncology, home health, hospice, case management and as a wound and ostomy nurse.
She earned both her Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing and Healthcare Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington and her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Texas Christian University. Dr. Nguyen is certified as a Nurse Executive Advanced and a Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives.
Dr. Nguyen is a member of the American College of Health Care Executives, American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL), Texas Organization for Nursing Leaders (TONL), and North Central Organization for Nursing Leadership (NCONL). She serves as the AONL Region 7 Board Director and is President-Elect on the DFW Great 100 Nurses Board.