Mr. Berdan has served a member of the Board of Directors of Premier, Inc., since December 2015. Mr. Berdan has been the Chief Executive Officer of Texas Health Resources, one of our member owners, since 2014. Prior to his current position, Mr. Berdan served in various executive roles with Texas Health Resources since 1986, including Chief Operating Officer, Senior Executive Vice President, President of Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth and Vice President of Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital Fort Worth. He previously held leadership and administrative positions with American Medical International, Inc., Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Jackson Park Hospital.
Mr. Berdan is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and received the Texas Hospital Association’s 2013 Earl M. Collier Award for Distinguished Healthcare Administrator. He serves as Chair of the Texas Association of Volunteer Hospitals and the American Heart Association of Tarrant County, Texas and as a board member for Healthy Tarrant County Collaboration, the Rotary Club of Fort Worth and the American Excess Insurance Exchange Risk Retention Group. He is a past Chair of the Texas Health Hospital Alliance and the Texas Hospital Association. Mr. Berdan received a bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University and a Masters of Business Administration with a specialization in Hospital Administration from the University of Chicago.