Kevin Nortrup graduated summa cum laude from the University of Illinois in Computer Engineering. He serves on the Boards of Directors of the Society for Engineering and Management Systems (SEMS) and of the International Society for Systems and Complexity Science for Health (ISSCSH). He is a Fellow Member of HIMSS (FHIMSS), as well as an active member of the Society for Health Systems (SHS), and of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE).

Kevin holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB), and he is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) and a Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP). For his application of systems-thinking and systems-engineering to management-engineering and process-improvement (ME/PI) in healthcare, Kevin received the 2018 SHS/HIMSS Excellence in Healthcare Management-Engineering/Process-Improvement Award.

As Principal at Sugar Creek Solutions, Kevin researches, practices and champions a transdisciplinary approach to managing the complexity of organizations, one that recognizes them as “artificial life-forms” whose health is best accomplished by restoration and cultivation of inherent wellness, not by episodic imposition of external remediation.

Additional professional background on Kevin can be found on LinkedIn.