About HSDA

After several years of discussion, it was decided that a formal organization would be needed if any substantial improvements in the levels of supplier diversity were to be made. Thus, the Healthcare Supplier Diversity Alliance was formally established in August, 2003.

Founding Members

  • American Medical Depot
  • Amerinet
  • Cardinal Health
  • Federal & Commercial Contracts
  • Kerma Medical Products
  • McKesson
  • Medline Industries, Inc.
  • Novation
  • Owens & Minor
  • Premier
  • Triad

I just wanted to say a huge thank you for this year’s Symposium. It was a great event and I really took away a lot of best practices and new information, as well as some great contacts. I know I speak for us all at Thompson when I tell you we are proud to be a member of HSDA. If there is anything we can do to support you and your team going forward, please don’t hesitate to reach out. Thank you for all your continued support!!

What We Do

  • Work together to promote supplier diversity in the healthcare supply chain.
  • Gain an understanding of how HSDA subscribers incorporate supplier diversity into their business practices and how businesses may better work with these organizations.
  • Attend discussions on best practices utilized by all stakeholders including manufacturers, distributors, historically underutilized businesses, group purchasing organizations and healthcare providers.
  • Discuss best practices and brainstorm on how to improve supplier diversity in healthcare.
  • Gain ideas to enhance an organization”s supplier diversity initiative.
  • Meet key supply chain stakeholders across the healthcare supply chain.
reading the agenda at the annual meeting

Board of Directors Listing


Crystal Anderson King,
Grady Health

Andrea Reubel-Walker,
Vice Chair,
Kerma Medical Products, Inc.

Vicky Lyle,
Owens & Minor

Robert Gonzalez,
Print Media Corporation

Richard Manson,
General Counsel,
SourceMark, LLC

Angela Wilkes,
Emeritus Co-Founder,
AT Wilkes and Associates, Inc.

Joyce Kershaw,
Emeritus Co-Founder,
Kerma Medical Products, Inc.


Deborah Williams,

Angie Thomas,
Cardinal Health

Becky McKinney,
CommonSpirit Health

Dr. Hilton Hudson,
Hilton Publishing, Inc.

Charlene Vickers,
Johnson & Johnson

Todd Gray,
Kaiser Permanente

Donna Ennis,
MBDA Business & Advanced Manufacturing Centers – Georgia Tech

DeAndre Thomas,
HealthTrust Purchasing Group

Kaddra Greene,
Advocate Health

Amber Lawhorn,
Jackson Health System

Ebony Caldwell,
Rochester Regional

Mara Maddocks,
Mac Medical

Beverly Kuykendall,
Kuykendall & Associates