Strata GPO Business Development VP Retires

Gyle Walker has served the buying group for 20 years and the industry for 40 years.

Gyle Walker earned the inaugural Champion for the Collective award at a ceremony in Nashville this April. From left: Devyn Kelly, Vanessa Page, Mike Jewett, Gyle Walker, Calvin Johnston, Justin LaCrosse and Alyssa Auerbach.

Strata GPO announced the retirement of Gyle Walker after 20 years of service and 40 years in the industry.

“It has been an incredible journey working together with Gyle,” says Mike Jewett, CEO of Strata GPO, in the release. “His dedication to serving our members, combined with his genuine compassion and insight, have established a high benchmark. While retirement is bittersweet, we are also immensely grateful for all Gyle has done and wish him the very best in his journey.”

Alyssa Auerbach, hired by Walker 14 years ago, says, “As Gyle embarks on this exciting new chapter of life, I hope that it brings him as much joy and fulfillment as he has imparted to us.”

Calvin Johnston assumes the role of vice president of business development, dealer engagement and has been under Walker’s mentorship since January 2023.

“I am incredibly proud of what we, as a collective, have achieved together.”
-Gyle Walker, Strata GPO


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