Catherine Kangas is the Vendor Credentialing Regional Sales Manager – Western US at symplr, where she has worked since 2016. In her role, she collaborates closely with hospitals and healthcare organizations to help them create and plan their vendor credentialing programs. She has a passion for the healthcare industry, having earned a degree in dentistry as a dental hygienist. Prior to joining symplr, Catherine worked for seven years with the medical device company Stryker, where she gained experience on the vendor side working with hospitals, integrated delivery networks (IDNs), and group purchasing organizations (GPOs). This knowledge and expertise helped her make a smooth transition into her role at symplr.