Scott Powder
Chief Strategy Officer, Advocate Aurora Health

Scott Powder

Scott is responsible for strategy, innovation and long-range strategic planning and business development activities, including mergers, acquisitions and strategic partnerships.

A national strategic thought leader, Scott has served at Advocate Health Care for 25 years and has held a number of business development and strategy positions during his tenure, including Vice President Business Development for Lutheran General Hospital, Vice President Business Development for Advocate Medical Group, and Vice President System Strategy and Development.

Prior to joining Advocate, he served as head of international sales and strategy for a medical device manufacturer.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Advocate Physician Partners, Advocate Home Products, and Advocate’s joint venture with SCA. Scott also serves as a strategic advisor to Health Velocity Capital, a Silicon Valley-based health venture capital fund, and Leidos, a Washington DC-based military and health IT firm.

Scott earned his master’s degree from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and his bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Michigan State University.

Scott is married with two daughters and lives in Vernon Hills, Illinois.

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