Susan D. DeVore '81

 Susan D. DeVore '81

Susan DeVore is the Former CEO, and ongoing Advisor to Premier with approximately 40 years of experience. DeVore’s tenure with Premier has centered on driving innovation in healthcare and leading the industry through profound change by engaging stakeholders to co-develop solutions that support high-quality, efficient and sustainable care delivery models.

DeVore is an industry-leading thinker who has consistently been named multiple times to Modern Healthcare's 100 Most Influential People and Top 25 Women in Healthcare lists. She is the recipient of the Charlotte Business Journal’s 2018 Women in Business Lifetime Achievement Award, was named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2017 100 Great Healthcare Leaders to Know and was recognized as a 2016 UNC Charlotte Distinguished Alumnus.

DeVore serves on the board of directors of Advent Health, Unum Group and was recently appointed to the Anthem, Inc. board of directors.  Previously she served on the board of directors of Premier Inc. and served as the chair and member of the board of trustees of the Healthcare Leadership Council, a DC based policy organization. Devore has served on the UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees since 2015, and has held the offices of Secretary, Vice Chair, and is currently serving as Chair.

Under DeVore's leadership, Premier has been named as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the past 14 years and received the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.