Vice President, Facilities Operations Management
Facilities Operations Management
Wayne State University
Michigan State University
BA, Supply Chain Management – Purchasing, Operations, Distribution and Traffic
Vice President, Facility Operations Management
As Vice President of Facilities Operations Management (FOM), Ernest Landrum oversees management and operations for the FOM division. During his career, Ernest has served in numerous operational leadership roles (e.g., medical record review, third party logistics, supply chain transportation, quality, compliance, analytics, reporting, information technology and healthcare) for public, private and nonprofit organizations across multiple industries. His teams have delivered millions of dollars in value to internal and external customers via process improvement and commercial opportunities.
Through collaboration with colleagues and customers, he has successfully implemented and improved quality, productivity and other business performance metrics, and he has guided business professionals and clinicians through kaizen, process mapping and other Six Sigma principles. Inside hospitals he has led procure-to-pay activities, inventory management, enterprise resource planning (ERP) business transformation, and purchasing activity for medical supplies, equipment and services. While doing so, he partnered and coordinated with leadership from various parts of the organization, including Environmental Services, Physician Practices, Nursing and Food and Nutritional Services. Being able to convert the voice of the customer into solutions and make data driven decisions are keys to his success.
Ernest earned a bachelor’s degree in supply chain and logistics management from Michigan State University, and a master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from Wayne State University. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the Mid-Atlantic Society of Healthcare Materials Management (MASHMM).