Chief Executive Officer
Susan DeVore is the CEO of Premier with approximately 30 years of experience. She has served on the Premier board since 2013. 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 recently received 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 is a member of the board of directors and the Audit Committee and Risk and Finance Committee of Unum Group, a NYSE-listed company. She is a non-voting member of the quality and finance committees of the board of directors of AdventHealth. DeVore is also a member of the board of directors or member of non-profit and state-based organizations, including the Healthcare Leadership Council, the Coalition to Protect America’s Healthcare, the National Academy of Medicine Roundtable on Value and Science Driven Healthcare, and the UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees (vice chair).
Under DeVore's leadership, Premier has been named as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the past 14 years, received the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and earned the Best in KLAS title for Overall Healthcare Management Consulting.
DeVore obtained a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Master of Management degree from McGill University.