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Business & Finance Leadership

Suman K. Smith

Vice President, Revenue Cycle

Suman has overall responsibility for UTMB’s revenue cycle processes. Prior to joining UTMB in January 2013, Suman served as Director of Revenue Cycle for Kaiser Permanente, the largest integrated managed care organization in the United States and previously served as Regional Revenue Cycle Director for the Tenet Health System in Anaheim, Calif., where she directed all revenue cycle functions for seven hospitals, leading a team of 225 employees with accountability for $600 million in revenue.

Suman holds a BA in Business Administration from American Intercontinental University in Los Angeles. She is highly advanced in process improvement philosophy and strategies, having earned Six Sigma Green Belt Certification and being poised to earn a Black Belt in early 2013. She has two sons, Paul and Miles; her husband, Ryan, is an independent financial consultant to corporations. She is trilingual, proficient in English, Punjabi and Hindi.