David A. Hargraves
Senior Vice President of Supply Chain
David Hargraves is the Senior Vice President of Supply Chain with over 25 years of leadership experience, including more than 15 years in supply chain. Hargraves leads the company’s core supply chain business, including sourcing, contract management, operations and business analytics. He also provides executive leadership for the Premier S2S business.
Hargraves joined Premier in 2015 to lead the negotiation teams responsible for developing contracts within Premier’s supply chain portfolio. He was promoted to Group Vice President of Strategic Sourcing in 2016 and assumed responsibility for all of Premier’s strategic sourcing initiatives, as well as the continued build out of Premier’s group purchasing differentiation and e-Commerce strategies.
Prior to joining Premier, Hargraves led all clinical sourcing, procurement operations, value analysis and clinical engineering for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s integrated healthcare delivery network as the vice president of clinical supply chain.
Hargraves’ career has also included serving as adjunct professor of sustainable supply chain management at Chatham University and holding supply chain leadership roles with Alcoa and Ariba. He was also a hospital corpsman and biomedical equipment technician for the U.S. Navy.
Hargraves received his Bachelor of Science from Duquesne University and his MBA with a concentration in healthcare finance from Waynesburg University. He also has an Associate of Science in biomedical engineering from Penn State University.