InterMed Resources TN is a minority owned business that provides the entire health care community with unique and cost effective products, services, and opportunities. Our team works with medical device manufacturers and suppliers focused on acute care, surgery centers, hospitals, long-term care and physician markets, to secure contract management services with Group Purchasing Organizations around the country.

In addition to our ability to contract with the Group Purchasing Organizations in the United States of America, we also provide our clients with strategic business planning services, distribution opportunities, and product sourcing, both domestically and internationally.

Over 80 Years of
Combined Experience

InterMed Resources TN specializes in representing medical device companies and suppliers in the small to medium business market segments. Our management team and Roger Biles have vast clinical, distribution, sales, and national contracting experience in the medical device industry.

Our successful work has led to contracts for cost effective products and services with HealthTrust (HPG), Premier, Vizient, the VA, the CDC and other well-known group purchasing organizations. We are also able to assist with custom contract opportunities for higher volume commitments and compliance.

Our Founder

Roger Biles


Roger has a rich history of collaborating with Group Purchasing Organizations across various industries such as healthcare, automotive, and big box retail, sourcing a wide range of medical and non-medical products, and overseeing manufacturing operations in global markets. With a proven track record of negotiating major purchasing contracts, spearheading the development of essential medical products, and garnering recognition in multiple publications for his remarkable business achievements, Mr. Biles is a highly experienced professional. He has sourced products from over 30 countries and holds degrees in Business, International Business, and Communication from both Middle Tennessee State University and the University of Tennessee.

Our Chief Operating Officer

Later Vaughan COO of Intermed

Latda Vaughan


Latda Vaughan is a seasoned professional with two decades of expertise in working with group purchasing organizations. With a foundation in accounting, Latda has seamlessly navigated roles in operations, purchasing, warehouse establishment, shipping, and customer service. Her multifaceted skill set reflects a rich and dynamic career dedicated to the intricacies of GPOs. Latda is not only a seasoned professional but also a dedicated individual with a passion for giving back. Her commitment extends beyond the professional realm, as she actively engages in volunteer work, contributing positively to her community. Currently serving as the Chief Operating Officer at InterMed Resources, Latda Vaughan brings her extensive experience and strategic acumen to oversee and enhance the operational aspects of the organization.

Our Executive Assistant

Joy Jones

Executive Assistant for the Office of the CEO

Joy Jones is the Executive Assistant for the Office of the CEO, where she provides detailed logistical support and coordinates scheduling and communications for the chief executive’s office. She brings more than 20 years of experience to the company, with expertise in directing priority projects and providing comprehensive support to the CEO. Prior to joining InterMed, Joy worked as an administrative assistant at the Nike global sourcing. In these roles, she managed scheduling, travel itineraries, corporate and private correspondence, presentations, and client relations for principals and chief executives. Joy studied Marketing Communications at Vanderbilt University.

Our Chief of Staff

Steve Gill

Chief of Staff

Steve Gill is an attorney and CEO of Gill Media, a Nashville, TN based public affairs, media and marketing company. Gill Media counsels U.S. and global companies, individuals and organizations on development and implementation of marketing, media and grassroots-oriented communications strategies. Additionally, Gill is an attorney and a former political analyst for WKRN News 2 (ABC) in Nashville, and has appeared as a political commentator on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, RT America, the BBC, GB News, TalkTV London, LBC London, Bloomberg Dubai, and other media in the U.S and abroad. Gill also serves as Chief of Staff for the CEO of Intermed Resources TN. Intermed is the largest minority vendor of medical devices and products for Healthtrust Purchasing Group and other major hospital GPOs.

As a lawyer, businessman and government official, he has traveled extensively around the world and negotiated business transactions in countries such as Japan, Canada, Mexico, Russia, England, Chile and Argentina. His business and media related travels have also taken him to Peru, Venezuela, Kuwait, Bahrain, Dubai, Iraq, Israel, Brazil, Germany and Ireland. Gill served on the adjunct faculty of Belmont University for over thirteen years, teaching international business and negotiations at the graduate/undergraduate levels.

In 1992 he was appointed to a White House Fellowship by President George H.W. Bush and served as Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for the U.S. Trade Representative. During his Fellowship year Gill served in both the Bush and Clinton Administrations, working with Governors and state officials as their primary liaison with the U.S. government on international trade policy.

Gill received his undergraduate degree in Honors History from the University of Tennessee where he also obtained his law degree. While at Tennessee he played varsity basketball on an SEC Championship team (1977), was President of the Student Body, the Student Member of the Board of Trustees, President of Omicron Delta Kappa leadership society, and a Torchbearer.

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