(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

A driven, responsible, caring and ethical leader who gets results. Sees patterns where others see complexity. Ability to strike up a conversation to build rapport across departments, divisions and suppliers. Values responsibility and high ethics.

Direct, manage, develop and implement projects to reduce cost, improve process through compliance and transparency. Expert negotiator that is able to leverage global buying power. Strong project management skills. Strong Leadership skills with interaction all levels of the organization. Proven self-starter that gets things done with a minimal amount of supervision. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Employee development.

  • Contract Negotiations
  • Cost Reduction
  • Policy Development / Implementation
  • Process Improvement
  • Procurement
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Team management
  • Collaboration / Building Strong Relationships
  • Relationship development
  • Problem resolution
  • Operational improvement
Davenport University Grand Rapids, MI, Expected in 04/2014 MBA : Strategic Management - GPA :
Davenport University Grand Rapids, MI, Expected in B.A.S : Business Management - GPA :
George Washington University, The Washington, DC Expected in : Certificate Government Contracting (FAR/DFAR) - GPA :

CPM: Lifetime Certified Purchasing Manager, NAPM/Institute Supply


Certified Quality Management System Lead Auditor Training for ISO13485: RABQSA Certification

Work History
Adtran - Director of Procurement, Indirect Spend
Huntsville, AL, 08/2018 - Current
  • Create and implement Strategic vision through collaboration to achieve customer satisfaction and P&L impact.
  • Develop and maintain high-performance culture. Employee engagement leader. Exceed 2019 Procurement Goal by 40%. Improved levels of customer service to interior and exterior customers.
  • Identify and develop key talent and appropriately manage team members to ensure success of all individuals.
  • Collaborate with Stakeholders to reach Year over Year goals of Cost Reduction, P&L impact , Process Improvement and Working Capital to achieve company goals.
  • Work across domestic organization, sharing and learning best practices, and balancing needs and impacts.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy.
Ledcor - Senior Indirect Sourcing Manager
Grand Rapids, MI, 04/2008 - 08/2018
  • Stryker Corporate Key Responsibilities: Cost Savings: Negotiations / Indirect Materials: Labor, MRO, Services, Training, Software, and Telecommunications Contract Negotiations Supplier Consolidation FDA Compliance Strategic Sourcing/Procurement Globalization of Standard Terms & Conditions.
  • Lead Supplier auditor in the Quality program: ISO 13485, 21 CFR 820
  • Cost Reduction: Cross company negotiations to leverage spend and create global agreements for all Stryker divisions to utilize.
  • Contract labor: 2012:Annual savings of $2.3M, with an additional $2.4M Cost Avoidance. Mobile Devices: 20% Reduction: Standardize / Centralize and leverage spend through life cycle. Average of 16% Cost reduction for labor services.
  • Working Capital Impact by increasing Net Terms by 17 days.
  • Since 2009-2016, Taught curriculum on Procurement Projects to Western Michigan University undergraduate Integrated Supply Management (ISM) program.
  • Develop talent pipelines through local colleges, enhanced Stryker's reputation in the community.
Siemens Infrastructure & Logistics - Purchasing Manager
City, STATE, 01/2004 - 04/2008
  • Indirect Materials & Services: Installation, Temp Labor, and Software, Supervise twelve member team of buyers, commodity managers, purchasing engineers and eight contractors.
  • Negotiated contracts for strategic alliances with domestic and international suppliers. Cost Reduction Goals exceeded Year over Year.
  • Manage purchasing, quality inspection and negotiating favorable pricing for commodities, totaling over $85 Million purchase value.
  • Prepare bid packages, scopes of work, select qualified suppliers, analyze quotations, negotiate prices, shipping terms and manage inventory control.
Siemens Infrastructure & Logistics - Project Controller
City, STATE, 01/2002 - 01/2004
  • Supervise maintenance of fiscal management system; evaluated strengths and weaknesses.
  • Develop financial statements, analyzed business trends and daily operating costs.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports summarizing and forecasting assigned $120 Million government project.
  • Financial management - applies tools and processes to successfully manage to budget.
  • Project management - assesses work activities and allocates resources appropriately.
  • Created sound financial base in order to accelerate growth of company revenue and profitability; monitored company progress through strategic, accurate and timely financial reporting.
  • Identified, formulated and implemented problem-solving strategies to reduce cost.
  • Strong organizational and development skills, able to reorganize operations and systems to improve efficiency, coordinate multiple responsibilities within complex and deadline-oriented operations, work toward shared goals with colleagues and staff, and achieve organizational objectives on time and within budget.
  • Communicate clear and concisely with all levels of customers.
  • Raise and resolve compliance or project management issues being impacted by supply chain issues and improvement opportunities and plans to execute.
  • Actively seek ways to control costs without compromising quality or safety for all services and materials delivered.
  • Meet increasing demands of market place to strategize supplier database and negotiate contracts.
  • Execute the infrastructure project plan for the facility, the standardization of programs for all supply chain functions.
  • Coordinate, manage, and evaluate supply chain personnel.
  • Determines staff qualifications and competencies, develop and maintain accurate initial and annual competency checklists, and initiates completion of initial and annual review for career planning and growth.

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School Attended

  • Davenport University
  • Davenport University
  • George Washington University, The

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Procurement, Indirect Spend
  • Senior Indirect Sourcing Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Project Controller


  • MBA
  • B.A.S

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