Leadership Advisory Council


Brent Petty, CMRP

Brent Petty is Executive Industry Consultant for Healthcare, at Lexmark International, Inc. Brent joined Lexmark in 2015 after serving 12 years as System Vice President, Supply Chain for Wellmont Health System, Kingsport TN. 

Brent in addition to his Lexmark responsibility currently has the distinct honor in being the 2015 Chairman of the Board of the Association for Healthcare Resource Materials Management. (AHRMM).

Petty earned his professional designation as a Certified Materials Resource Professional (CMRP) through the AHA Certification Center, a division of the American Hospital Association. 

Jean Sargent

Jean Sargent has over 25 years in leadership positions, in central service/materials and supply chain management. Ms. Sargent’s extensive experience provides a foundation to support healthcare providers in the functions of:  Interim Leadership, Strategic Planning, UDI Adoption and Implementation, Process Efficiencies/LEAN, Mentoring and Education, Assessments and Strategy, Strategic Sourcing, Sterile Processing/OR, and Value Analysis. Ms. Sargent’s passion is supporting patient safety in the adoption and implementation of the UDI working with providers, suppliers and solution providers.  Ms. Sargent has been actively involved with education for many years as a speaker, educator, and writer/editor. Ms. Sargent was President of AHRMM in 2007 and received the George R. Gossett Leadership Award in 2010 for her contributions to the association/industry. She is a recognized leader in the industry. 



William P. Stitt, CMRP, FAHRMM, CHFP

William Stitt currently serves as the Principal and Chief Operating Officer of Credibility Healthcare, LLC a full-service supply chain and operations consulting firm. Throughout his 28 years in the healthcare supply chain, he has held numerous executive level positions in a variety of settings to include integrated delivery networks, academic medical centers and community hospitals from 90 beds to over 900 beds. He has an established record of building high performing supply chain departments, meeting and exceeding operational goals. Bill is a Certified Materials Resource Professional and has achieved Lifetime Fellow status in the Association of Healthcare Resource and Materials Management and is a Certified Healthcare Finance Professional through the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He is also a former AHRMM President and Region 5 Board member.  He is a recognized speaker, educator and thought leader on supply chain and support services and frequently contributes to industry periodicals as an author and subject matter expert.