Julie L. Cerese

Group Senior Vice President, Member Connections, Networks and Performance Management

Vizient, USA

Julie is the Group Senior Vice President at Vizient and leads the member connections experience including networking, performance improvement benchmarking and collaborative and member training and education. In this role, she works with colleagues to support members to achieve their quality, safety, cost and market performance goals.

Having begun her career in nursing, Cerese has focused on clinical quality and performance improvement. She has conducted studies on the unique factors that differentiate top performers and has supported nursing and physician leaders to achieve their goals. Cerese has a keen interest in interprofessional education and collaboration.

Julie holds a doctorate and also a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the Loyola University Chicago Niehoff School of Nursing.