Strategic Sourcing Contract Management Supplier Diversity e-Procurement
Industry-diverse, versatile results-oriented leader with primary emphasis in Sourcing, Contract Management, Supply Chain and Supplier Diversity. Recognized as a strong negotiator focused on reducing costs, improving quality and service and impacting the bottom line.
Ability to develop strategy and carry out tactical objectives. Adaptable team player who quickly learns and acclimates to ever changing business needs and regulatory requirements. Possesses a valuable combination of business and technical acumen.
Willing to relocate for the right opportunity.
Sony Pictures Entertainment 2015 to 2017
Director, Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Diversity
Express Scripts Inc. (formerly Medco Health Solutions) 1988 to 2015
Sr. Manager Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Diversity
Commodity Sourcing Expertise Supporting Various Functions
HRIS, Temporary Staffing, Child Care Center, Employee Survey, Applicant Tracking
Architectural, Engineering and Construction Services, HVAC, Moving Services, Furniture & Finishes, Foodservice, Security Guards, Janitorial, Landscaping and Snow Removal, Recycling, Waste Removal, Medical Waste Removal
Agency of Record, Research Services, Public Relations, Printing and Prepress, Direct Mail, Fulfillment, Promotional Program, Event Staffing, Event Planning Service
Banking, Lock Box, Stock Plan Administrator, Audit Services, Collection Agency, Travel, Travel and Procurement Cards, Jet Management
Uniforms, Packaging, Time and Attendance System, Commingling Mailing Service
Using best practice Category Management techniques, responsible for sourcing, negotiating and contracting of diverse commodities in excess of $500 million for some of the largest and most complex suppliers for a dynamic organization.
Manages vendor contracts to ensure compliance with terms and conditions, pricing, SLAs, warranty, maintenance while adhering to a P&L.
Identifying, qualifying, selecting and managing of a broad base of suppliers in a wide range of categories for use within the company’s 153 pharmacies, call centers, field offices and corporate headquarters.
Adhering to Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA), Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA), Medicare, corporate integrity agreements and sustainability policies.
Developing sourcing policies, SOPs, templates and product standards for a variety of companies, commodities and industries.
Writing and facilitating Request for Proposals (RFPs) and evaluating complex acquisitions through vendor comparison and leveraged negotiations.
Selecting, implementing and using sourcing tools including Bravo Solutions, SAP, Ariba, Concur Travel, Interplx Expense System, Siebel Vendor Contract System, Axentis Arrangements Database, SuccessFactors Performance and Talent management system.
Vendor management of adherence to contractual service level agreements (SLAs).
Implemented and manages the Supplier Diversity program to include identifying eligible suppliers which assisted with the successful award of numerous Government and Key Account clients. Member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council ® (NMSDC®).
Tracking and reporting all diverse spend and client commitments to ensure client contractual compliance.
Coach diverse suppliers on requirements, compliance and the certification process.
Interfacing with Ethics and Legal departments to perform confidential audits and investigations.
Assisting various groups with strike contingency planning to avoid any delays or shut downs in production sites.
Acting as program manager during the rollout of new vendor implementations to ensure a smooth transition.
Renegotiated credit card contract terms, securing $10 million in additional rebate revenue.
Outsourced the processing of paper prescription claims to an OCR process, eliminating 45 FTEs and achieving over $2 million annual savings.
Negotiated a 7% savings in 2009 with a major airline.
Maintained a flat markup percentage for 6 years on $10 million annual spend, resulting in $1.4 million savings (over 3 years) with a temporary staffing firm. Also, added payroll services to reduce markup from 29.9% to 17.75 % on staff with longer tenure.
Created and facilitated RFP for a drug wholesaler service and gained in $50 million savings on $50 billion spend over a 3 year contract.
Oversaw National Janitorial Services contract to generate $1.3 million annual savings for corporate headquarters and 12 field locations.
Conducted RFP for computers enterprise-wide, resulted in $1.2 million annual savings during a 3 year contract for approximately 7,500 employees.
Facilitated Office Supplies RFP to save $1.9 million on $7.5 million spend through negotiations and increasing of generic products.
Reduced overall vendor base and establish Master Service Agreements with key suppliers covering all divisions and national locations.
Combined the services to one supplier for Stock Option Administration, Employee Stock Purchase Plan and 401k Savings Plan; essentially offsetting the cost of Stock Options program with the savings gained in the synergies of the combined programs.
Negotiated a performance and talent management system to save $3.1 million during a 3 year contract.
Produced year over year savings and consistently rated as top performer exceeding savings goals.
Created the supplier diversity content for the medco.com website which enables diverse suppliers to register with Medco.
Mentored and trained the sourcing and proposal teams on the critical nature of supplier diversity and how to meet the client requirements.
Created an online promotional items program to enhance brand identity and capture volume orders which eliminated rush orders and reduced overnight shipping costs.
Previous Employment History
Hi-Tech Construction, Purchasing & Business Manager, New York NY
Toresco Enterprises (Automotive), Purchasing Agent, Springfield, NJ
TransNet Corporation (Technology), Purchasing/Traffic Manager, Union NJ
Garden State Business Machines, Purchasing Agent, Mountainside, NJ
Volunteer, Morris View Nursing Home
Volunteer, Venice Family Clinic