Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Terri J. Sanders, MPH, is an award-winning, visionary executive and strategist with 20 years of experience in branding, marketing, and communications. As a public health professional, Terri spent her early career working tirelessly to improve access, equity, and outcomes, designing new approaches to care delivery and driving exponential growth for healthcare’s most impactful organizations. Her work in the industry culminated with being named Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for HIMSS, where she created and led its global strategy, including brand, marketing, communications, design, UI, and UX. Today, Terri serves as Managing Director for SM+Kivvit, one of the top 20 firms in the nation, where she is a highly respected advisor for executives and companies across industries, including health care, finance, technology, retail, and social impact. Terri holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan (UofM), where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She received a Master of Health Management and Policy from the UofM’s School of Public Health, where she graduated with honors. Terri received her Omni-Channel Integrated Marketing Communications, Advertising and Public Relations Essentials, Social Media, and Professional Business Writing certifications from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.