Mark Welch is the Supply Chain Senior Vice President for Novant Health. Mark began his career at Novant in 2005 as the leader of Supply Chain operations. Since then, he has served as the Vice President of the Novant Health Logistics Center, then named Vice President of the Strategic Sourcing Division. He was selected as the Senior Vice President of Novant Health Supply Chain in 2015 to oversee all non-labor spend, Supply Chain Logistics, Operations, Procurement, Sourcing and Clinical Supply Chain Engagement. In addition, Mark currently serves as one of key operational leaders for the MNS Network LLC, a collaboration of three large integrated networks working together to reduce supply chain cost by leveraging volumes and spend.
Mark also currently serves as Executive Chair for Vizient’s Largest Integrated Supply Chain Network.
Mark has been in the hospital industry since 1995. Prior to Novant, Mark worked as an Administration Officer for a community hospital in West Virginia, with operational responsibilities for Radiology, Ancillary Services, as well as Supply Chain. Prior to that, he was an owner-operator of a successful construction company in Ohio for 10 years.
Mark earned his Business of Administration degree from the Ohio State University. He also holds a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Pfeiffer University.