Chief Executive Officer at Syus, Inc.
Prior to joining Syús as CEO in September 2011, Kevin served as a member of the executive team at HealthStream, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSTM) for over 10 years from 2001 to 2011. Kevin was responsible for strategy, product design and development, marketing and served as the company’s general counsel. Kevin led efforts to develop the company’s innovative competency, performance and simulation management systems. Prior to HealthStream, Kevin was on the initial team at smallbusiness.com, an early online network for small business owners. Before moving into management, Kevin worked as a corporate, securities and intellectual property attorney with Bass Berry & Sims in Nashville, where he co-founded the Electronic Commerce practice group and represented healthcare and technology companies. Kevin started his career as a research assistant for a congressional committee. Kevin earned his bachelor's degree in Public Policy Studies and his juris doctorate both from Vanderbilt University.
Andi Dewes RN, BSN
Vice President Surgical Excellence at Syus, Inc.
For the past 18 years, Andi has focused on the perioperative environment and has held a variety of roles in clinical consulting, nursing informatics, sales and marketing, and perioperative education. Prior to joining Syus Andi was the Vice President, Clinical Strategy at Surgical Information Systems where she represented SIS as the clinical leader in the industry and acted as a subject matter expert to both clients and the organization in perioperative workflow and processes, clinical informatics, and healthcare IT. She began her career as a registered nurse and earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from Minnesota State University.
The Nurse Executive Leadership Seminar is specifically designed for perioperative nurse leaders and their peers (Business Managers) working full time in a hospital or ambulatory surgery setting. Due to limited seating, all registrations will be evaluated and if the class is at capacity those registered who are not employed full-time at a facility (i.e., consultants, etc.) will be notified and will not be able to attend. Registrations for this event are non-refundable.