Performance-driven expert leveraging 20 years of supply chain management and culinary experience. Successfully creates strategic alliances with organization leaders to effectively align with and support key business initiatives. Builds and retains results-oriented teams by hiring, developing and motivating skilled professionals.
Accountable for product, vendor and customer data for the #3 leading food service company in the US; responsible for maintaining and monitoring the data systems to ensure they met organizational requirements.
Lead and facilitate the strategic sourcing process for grocery and non-food categories, this included market and industry analysis, supplier research and review, category and supplier segmentation, sourcing events, analysis, negotiations, contracting and implementation.
GS1 US Community Advisory Board for GS1 Connect Foodservice Team- Co-chair
GS1 Connect Conference
Product Image Specification Workgroup
Proficient in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Sharepoint) software
Knowledge of SAP, Informatica and AS400 (ERPs Foodstar & Gemini) systems
Anticipated completion, Spring 2015
Courses in: Food Preparation, Kitchen Management, Pastries and Confectionery, International Cuisine.
Graduated with Magna Cum Laude, Silver Key Honor Society
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