Byron Shields

Director of Decision Support

(816) 238-3326


Byron Shields is the Director of Decision Support, where he will assist with implementing information systems and data analytics with a system-wide focus supporting BioZyme’s strategic decision making.  Shields has extensive experience in business analytics and computer information systems, having worked the last 27 years in Saint Joseph at Mosaic, formerly Heartland Health, in roles that included analyst, Director of Strategic Planning, Director of Business Analytics and Market Research and Vice President of Shared Systems. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Missouri Western State University. Shields is married to his high school sweetheart, Beth, and they have two adult children and two grandkids, who he deems spectacular. He enjoys learning, reading, watching sports, working in the yard and spending time with family.