Tony Bramer

Vice President, Quorum Purchasing Advantage

A versatile and results-oriented supply chain leader with over 30 years of demonstrated, decisive leadership ability-Tony brings his planning, forecasting and innovative strategy expertise to the forefront in his role as Quorum Purchasing Advantage's (QPA's) Vice President.

ABOUT TONY

Prior to joining Quorum Purchasing Advantage (QPA), Tony achieved several career accomplishments including: the development of a regional purchasing and distribution model for four hospitals in the Louisville market; consistently reducing SG&A while improving quality measures while at Owens and Minor, implementation of stockless programs throughout several hospital systems; cost reductions through efforts as chair of the value analysis committee achieving over $200,000 in savings annually, and negotiation of food service management contracts which yielded over $1M in savings over five years. As Vice President of QPA, Tony and his team have implemented initiatives which have resulted in over $1M in savings and rebates to QPA member hospitals over the past two years. In this vein, Tony’s goal is to provide clients with a customized approach to drive supply chain efficiencies and significant supply expense savings.

PUBLICATIONS

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Supply Spend Reduction Optimization

Supply Chain Process Improvement

Operations Management

Budgeting Negotiations

Mentoring

Logistics

Purchasing

Strategic Planning

Capital Purchasing

Team Leadership

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

  • Jewish Hospital Saint Mary's Healthcare 
    Corporate Director of Supply Chain Operations
  • Owens and Minor
    Corporate Director of Six Sigma, Area Director, Operations Manager/General Manager, Sales Representative/ Manager of Account Development

EDUCATION

  • Master of Hospital and Health Administration
    Xavier University
  • Bachelor of Science, Political Science
    Xavier University

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Materials Resource Manager