director of global data management resume example with 14+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

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.

Core Qualifications
  • Global and strategic sourcing
  • Policy/program development
  • Cross-functional team management
  • Change management experience - structural and conceptual, methods for managing change
  • Leadership in Master Data Management disciplines, data governance, data quality in item, customer, vendor and product data integration
  • Implementation of GS1 global standards and business solutions
  • Co-chair on GS1 Connect Conference
  • Staff training and continued education
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Complex problem solving
  • Project management
Johnson & Wales University Providence, RI Expected in 2015 Bachelor of Science : Business Management, Food Service & Culinary Arts - GPA :

Anticipated completion, Spring 2015

Johnson & Wales University Norfolk, VA Expected in 1994 Associate of Science : Culinary Arts - GPA :

Courses in: Food Preparation, Kitchen Management, Pastries and Confectionery, International Cuisine.

Graduated with Magna Cum Laude, Silver Key Honor Society

Professional Experience
Cushman & Wakefield - Director of Global Data Management
Fort Worth, TX, 01/2005 - 05/2013

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.

  • Managed team of 32 professionals, conducted performance evaluations, trained and mentored associates. Ensured $1M budgets met company expenditures.
  • Spearheaded cross-functional initiative to achieve brand alignment.
  • Analyzed key metrics to measure product effectiveness.
  • Strengthened company's business KPI's by leading implementation of customer-facing product features.
  • Formalized product master data management to include, organizational accountability, standards and procedures, quality control audit, technology support, monitoring and measurement of progress.
  • Developed and led industry functional work group, to establish governance for product level data, attributes, trends and gaps.
  • Devised optimal communications strategies to further educate and engage company sales and procurement groups.
  • Lead Subject Matter Expert (SME) on multi-million dollar SAP implementation of Master data, responsible for the management of all deliverables including requirements for processes and training.
  • Implemented design optimization with IT and business sponsor on Informatica MDM. Lead both domestic and international teams on $3M project. While defining meetings, organized teams and resources to meet functional requirements. Verified test plans to launch project for go-live.
  • Increased company revenue 30-40% by implementing sales system to provide staff with nutritional and marketing data, with images.
  • Provided guidance while working with IT management to ensure system standards that resulted in a more efficient application.
  • Business lead defining operations with appropriate service level agreements and disaster relief plan. Ensured vendor contracts met with the guidelines provided by legal counsel. Implemented processes for ACH payments to align with supplier cash discounts to maximize company revenue.
  • Produced metrics used to determine inefficiencies and areas for improvement in vendor and item level data. Designed monthly reports to show duplication of suppliers and item data within the ERP system.
  • Conducted training on master data and purchasing systems.
  • Implemented business and master data management processes, policies, procedures and services to deliver consistent high quality data.

Performance Food Group - Senior Category Manager
City, STATE, 01/2002 - 01/2005

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.

  • Conducted and analyze the bidding process for all commodities and services purchased within categories of responsibility. Worked independently with little supervision. Troubleshoot contract issues and provided solutions.
  • Calculated actual savings for the category and was responsible for communicating performance against these measures and their potential budgetary impact. Provided regular reports to senior staff to show visibility on category level compliance and savings.
  • Reduced warehouse costs by 30% by expertly estimating purchasing needs and buying through corporate approved suppliers. Identified opportunities to increase revenue, and maximize departmental productivity without compromising company aligned goals.
  • Served as mentor to junior team members. Worked with sales team to consult with customers on products and services the company provided.
  • Introduced brands into a $1M Food Distributor and supported over 50 sales people.

Richmond Restaurant Service - Category Manager/Buyer
City, STATE, 1999 - 01/2002

  • Managed requests for product quotes. Responsible for item, vendor creation and maintenance.
  • Inventory process for all raw materials, services, supplies, and equipment under areas of responsibility.
  • Conducted and analyze the bidding process for all commodities and services purchased by the company.
  • Drafted business plans, budgets quarterly and semi-annual business reviews.

Technical Skills

Proficient in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Sharepoint) software

Knowledge of SAP, Informatica and AS400 (ERPs Foodstar & Gemini) systems

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School Attended

  • Johnson & Wales University
  • Johnson & Wales University

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Global Data Management
  • Senior Category Manager
  • Category Manager/Buyer


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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