Full Name
Rick Dana Barlow
Job Title
Co-Founder and Executive Director
Bellwether League Inc.
Speaker Bio
Rick Dana Barlow has more than three decades of experience as a professional journalist, writer and editor, specializing in healthcare operations and supply chain management for more than 25 years. He founded Wingfoot Media Inc. in January 2001 as an editorial consulting, content development and production company.

Barlow currently serves as:
• President, Wingfoot Media Inc.
• Senior Editor, Healthcare Purchasing News
• Co-Founder, Executive Director, Bellwether League Inc., the Hall of Fame for Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership
• Executive Editor, Bellwether League’s Leaders & Luminaries magazine

Barlow has written a book chronicling the 75-year history of a regional steel fabricators association, created and developed two magazines for healthcare supply chain management professionals, and has written hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles for more than 20 different print and online publications and companies, including Hospital Materials Management, Hospital Network.com, Materials Management in Health Care, Medical Products Sales, OR Manager, First Moves Magazine, Repertoire Magazine, Supply Chain Technology News/Logistics Today and the Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette.

Barlow earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Evanston, IL, with concentrations in business reporting, arts criticism, magazine publishing, American history and political science.
Rick Dana Barlow