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Ariann Polasky Stone

M.B.A., B.A.
Vice President, Business Development and Strategic Relationships

Ariann Polasky Stone is the Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Relationships for PINC AI™ Applied Sciences, the research and analytics division of Premier, and is responsible for innovation, strategy and business partnerships. Polasky Stone joined Premier in 2015, serving as a member of the Performance Services sales leadership team, with responsibilities in channel partner business development and engagement, and government sales. Her professional experience spans 15 years working in health information technology and strategic partnerships. 

Polasky Stone is a recipient of the 2021 Premier Values Team Award: Premier’s Washington D.C. COVID-19 Policy Team. She holds an MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh, with special concentrations in technology, innovation and entrepreneurship, and commercializing new technologies. She obtained her B.A. from Allegheny College.


  • M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh
  • B.A., Allegheny College

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