Steven B. Hess, RPH
Senior Vice President, Procurement, Facilities, and Portfolio Management
Steven serves as Diplomat’s senior vice president of procurement, facilities, and portfolio management. He helps the company meet strategic cost-reduction targets and leverage the supply market to sustain competitive advantages.
He has more than 30 years of experience in pharmacy. Most recently, Steven served as vice president of specialty pharmacy at Option Care, a home infusion services provider. Previously, he served as vice president of pharmacy operations at UnitedHealth Group’s OptumRx. There, he was responsible for mail-order and specialty purchases worth $12.8 billion annually.
Steven earned his pharmacy degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. He is also certified in phytomedicines and alternative medicine, immunization, and pharmaceutical care for patients with diabetes.