Mr. Gary W. Mize, MBA, is a Senior Management Advisor to VVHA. He is one of the founders of VVHA and served as its first Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Mize played a key role in developing VVHA’s first strategic plan and its first plan for hepatitis screening and access to care in Vietnam.

Prior to his retirement, Mr. Mize was a Vice President at Bristol-Myers Squibb where he was in charge of Worldwide Strategic Product Planning for the cardiovascular area. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Marketing in the Bristol-Myers U.S. Pharmaceutical Division. Mr. Mize’s career at BMS spanned over 20 years following his service in the Army Medical Service Corps where he achieved the rank of Captain while working as Chief of the Management Services Division for a 150-bed Army hospital.

After retiring from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Mr. Mize became a management consultant and advisor to BMS, DuPont-Merck Pharmaceutical Company, Mead Johnson Nutritionals, Bristol-Myers Squibb – China, and the Center for Applied Value Analysis – a company founded to develop value analytics solutions in the health care area.

Mr. Mize received his BS in General Management from Indiana University and his MBA from the Indiana University Graduate School of Business.