Prior to Premier, Sganga launched and served as President and CEO of Innovatix and Essensa, which Premier acquired in Dec. 2016. Under his leadership, Innovatix and Essensa have grown into leading national non-acute care GPOs, with over 60,000 members and surpassing $8.2 billion in combined contract volume in 2016.
Sganga’s nearly 30 years of healthcare experience includes serving as executive vice president of GNYHA Ventures (the business arm of the Greater New York Hospital Association), senior director of financial operations at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and at Ernst & Young’s Management Consulting Service. He provided leadership on the Executive Board of the Metropolitan Health Administrators’ Association (MHAA) for 17 years, and received the 2004 Award of Distinction for his commitment to healthcare. Sganga is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and currently serves on the White Plains Hospital Board of Directors.
In 1999, Sganga was recognized as one of Crain’s New York Business “40 Under Forty,” and was also awarded the New York University Alumni Torch Award for public service. In 2008, he was a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® Award, New York Metro Area Healthcare Division.
Sganga holds a Master of Public Administration from the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University, with a concentration in financial management.