Erika Sundrud MA, LSSMBB, CPHQ

Vice President, Care Transformation

QHR Health

Erika has over 18 years working in the healthcare industry, with a primary focus in Quality, Regulatory and Care Delivery. Her background with a Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, a Master Black Belt in Lean and Six Sigma and as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality has allowed her to design and improve upon care variation across the continuum of healthcare.

Erika resides in Jupiter, Florida with her husband Mark who is an Immunologist at Scripps Research Institute, and two children, Gabriel (12) and Laila (11). Her moments of spare time are spent watching her son’s baseball games, volunteering in her community and as an Elder at her church.

Areas of Expertise

  • Performance Improvement
  • Quality Improvement
  • Team Leading & Facilitation
  • Lean
  • Six Sigma
  • Project Implementation
  • Training & Education
  • Healthcare Information Technology Implementation

Previous Experience

  • Premier, Inc.
    Vice President of Quality, Regulatory & Care Delivery Optimization
  • Steward Healthcare System
    Director, Performance Improvement
  • Cambridge Health Alliance
    Quality Management Advisor
  • Metro Public Health Department
    of Nashville/Davidson County
    Research Analyst


  • MA, Industrial Organizational
    Middle Tennessee State University
  • BA, Business and Psychology
    Concordia College


  • Lean Six Sigma, Black Belt