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Resume for Mark A. for Supply Chain / Logistics / Food, Tobacco & Beverage Production in Las Vegas, Nevada




Occupation: Supply Chain / Logistics Industry: Food, Tobacco & Beverage Production
Country: United States City: Las Vegas
State: Nevada ZIP: 89103



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MARK S. A. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

“When I find a leader who can improve our bottom line through strategically sound initiatives,

I want that leader working for me. That’s why I hired Mark A..”

Paul Clayton | former President of Burger King 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

MARK S. A. cell: ..  email:

       Dean Martin Dr. , Las Vegas, Nevada  
 
 
 

STRATEGIC PURCHASING EXECUTIVE 

Mark is a charismatic, smart and savvy leader known for generating results. He is both visionary and tactical. His ability to develop and implement effective sourcing initiatives has enabled him to deliver millions of dollars in sustainable profitability—and yearoveryear cost reductions—for many fastpaced organizations over the past years. 

SPECIALTIES:   Strategic sourcing and supply chain management  Rationalizing procurement processes

       Strengthening supplier performance & relationships  Aligning purchasing with business vision

       Implementing total quality management  Championing strategic initiatives 
 
 
 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS  

OUTCOME BASED DELIVERY SYSTEMS [Innovative provider of conciergestyle healthcare in Florida and Nevada] President | Las Vegas, NV | / – /

Hired to lead the company, provide strategic direction and ensure profitable operations. Built a strong management team and managed physician/staff acquisition and onboarding. Aggressively drove business development and relationship building. Implemented conflictresolution and operationalimprovement practices throughout the organization. 

MGM MIRAGE [Worldleading hotel/gaming company, with deluxe properties and $ billion of total spend]

Exec. Director of Supplier Quality and Food/Beverages, Strategic Sourcing Group | Las Vegas, NV | //

Recruited as one of five directors and asked to spearhead enterprisewide purchasing processes. Promoted in to also oversee all of food and beverage. Helped strengthen vendor base and reduce spend by $ million over months. 

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Inc [Corporate owner of over Asianconcept restaurants, with $ billion revenues]

Director of Supply Chain Management, Pei Wei | Phoenix, AZ | //

Hired to direct food procurement for highprofile brands: P.F. Chang’s and Pei Wei. Later promoted to oversee entire Pei Wei supply chain. Introduced and led key new foodsafety, TQM and totalcostreduction initiatives. 

The Achates Foundation [Faithbased nonprofit serving people in recovery from mental illness and addiction]

CoFounder | Lancaster, CA | //

Founded innovative transitionalhousing program. Oversaw all business aspects, as well as job training and counseling.  

EDS [Global leader in strategic consulting and ebusiness solutions, with over clients worldwide]

Digital Supply Chain Business Development Consultant | ESolutions Group | Miami, FL | //

Was recruited to provide consultation to corporate executives, helping them transition into ebusiness.  

Burger King Corporation [Secondlargest hamburger restaurant chain in the world, owned by Diageo]

VP of Supply Management | Miami, FL | //

Oversaw supply chain for entire organization. Spearheaded initiatives both within Burger King and throughout Diageo. 

Yum! Brands, Inc. [Former owner of TRICON, the world’s most extensive restaurant system]

Sr. Director of Supply Chain Management, SmartSourcing | Louisville, KY | //

Was heavily recruited. Initiated profitable collaboration between departments traditionally at odds.  

McDonald’s Corporation/Supply Chain [One of the world’s most wellknown brands & two key suppliers]

Director of Purchasing, Simplot Food Group | J.R. Simplot Company | Boise, ID | //

Purchasing Development Manager | McDonald’s Corporation | Milwaukee, WI | // 

Worldwide Logistics Manager, Int’l Purchasing Dept. | McDonald’s Corporation | Oakbrook, IL | //

Field Service Rep/Corporate Liaison | Golden State Foods | City of Industry, CA | // 
 
 
 

PAST AFFILIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS 

Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance MFHA, Board of Directors, –; Voice Foundation, Board Member, –; Hospitality Supply Management, Board Member, – 
 
 
 

EDUCATION 

Babson College; Bachelor of Science, Finance, and Investments; Wellesley, Massachusetts,

MARK S. A. cell: ..  email:

       Dean Martin Dr. , Las Vegas, Nevada  
 
 
 

EXPANDED RESUME WITH KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS 

OUTCOME BASED DELIVERY SYSTEMS [Innovative provider of conciergestyle healthcare in Florida and Nevada] President | Las Vegas, NV | / – / 

      Provided Leadership and Business Acumen

  • Brought strategic, operational and visionary direction to the entire company
  • Ensured increasingly profitable operations in both Florida and Nevada
  • Built a senior management team capable reaching and exceeding company goals
  • Created and managed a system for acquiring, onboarding and developing partner physicians and staff
  • Supported problem and conflict resolution at all levels of the company
  •  

    Built the Sales Pipeline

  • Aggressively drove business development in Las Vegas, the company’s targeted area for growth
  • Managed key accounts, including Culinary Health Fund and Humana
  •  

          Improved Processes

  • Created and implemented company standards for problem/conflict resolution
  • Streamlined operations to cut costs and improve ROI
  •  

    MGM MIRAGE [Worldleading hotel/gaming company, with deluxe properties and $ billion of total spend]

    Exec. Director of Supplier Quality and Food/Beverages, Strategic Sourcing Group | Las Vegas, NV | // 

          Dramatically Cut Costs

  • Developed and implemented enterprisewide policies and procedures to help category managers achieve $ million in savings.
  •  

          Significantly Improved Internal Processes

  • Established a supplier relationship management program from the ground up—developed the framework, identified KPIs, implemented performancemanagement software and fostered buyin throughout the enterprise.
  • Boosted productivity throughout the Strategic Sourcing Group by improving business intelligence, honing communication procedures and standardizing reporting.
  • Led the implementation of Pcards and contract management software, as well as a purchasing toolkit.
  • Initiated and led a crossfunctional team to oversee contract lifecycles.
  • Trained and developed team members to excel with the new systems.
  •  

    P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Inc [Corporate owner of over Asianconcept restaurants, with $ billion revenues]

    Director of Supply Chain Management, Pei Wei | Phoenix, AZ | // 

          Led Teams to Measurable Results

  • Spearheaded the strategicplanning process to align supplychain strategies with corporate priorities.
  • Created and led a task force to improve operational efficiencies with the brand’s signature product, Lettuce Cups.
  • Surveyed internal customers on perceived opportunities in supplychain management, and translated the data into a tacticalgain plan to ensure customer satisfaction.
  •  

          Produced BottomLine Savings

  • Cut food costs by % by consolidating and leveraging $million spend in produce.
  • Developed and implemented a “productquality failure” process, which reduced workers’ compensation claims and improved the quality of product arriving at the back of the house.
  •  

          Strengthened Internal Processes

  • Created a Total Quality Management TQM system, including: Customized specification standards/procedures;  
    A supplierdevelopment process; Productquality failure and traceback process; A webenabled database.
  • Reengineered the productlifecycle process, from product intro to fieldlevel communications.
  •  
     

    “Mark not only has exceptional procurement skills. He has remarkable people skills.”

    Rick Federico | CEO of P.F. Changs

    MARK S. A. resume, continued 
     

    EDS [Global leader in strategic consulting and ebusiness solutions, with over clients worldwide]

    Digital Supply Chain Business Development Consultant | ESolutions Group | Miami, FL | // 

          Provided Strategic Direction

  • Introduced major corporations to cuttingedge valuechain concepts—mass customization, visibility, collaboration—and provided the digital tools that put these concepts to work.
  • Propelled the digital value chain from the desks of the Purchasing and IT departments to the forefront of the CEO’s concerns.
  •  

          Influenced Millions of Dollars in BottomLine Impacts

  • Was heavily recruited by EDS to open doors into consumergoods industries lagging in the erevolution. Stimulated intense interest among longtime business traditionalists.
  • Advised Fortune companies on revitalizing value chains, cutting ordertocash cycles by %, and moving dollars to the bottom line through insightful estrategy.
  •  

          Inspired Executives to Revamp Internal Processes

  • Demonstrated the critical role of the eportal to businesses that had barely mastered email.
  • Illustrated the decisionmaking potency of a simple, agile, robust edashboard.
  •  

    Burger King Corporation [Secondlargest hamburger restaurant chain in the world, owned by Diageo]

    VP of Supply Management | Miami, FL | // 

          Was Known for Visionary Leadership

  • Succeeded at creating a shared vision between the senior management team, more than suppliers, and over franchisees for Burger King’s supply chain. Rallied this diverse group around systemwide objectives. Helped deliver promised results.
  • Chosen for North American Management Committee, an influential group of key executives.
  •  

          Was SoughtAfter to Lead Major, CorporateWide Improvements

  • Was personally chosen to: Improve cohesiveness of supply and QA; Streamline distribution; and Evaluate/restructure business systems. Ultimately helped identify half a billion dollars and over million franchisemanager hours to eliminate.
  • Was selected by Diageo’s chairman to leverage common opportunities between the four company brands. Identified over $ million in potential synergy over the first years alone.
  • Was instrumental in developing an efficient means of introducing new products, evaluating their success, integrating them into the supply chain, and fostering continuous improvement.
  •  
     

    Yum! Brands, Inc. [Former owner of TRICON, the world’s most extensive restaurant system]

    Sr. Director of Supply Chain Management, SmartSourcing | Louisville, KY | // 

          Significantly Increased Operational Efficiency

  • Developed channels for productive, continuous dialogue between executives, subordinates, and suppliers. These feedback loops enabled the successful development of Yum! Brands' innovative “SmartSourcing” concept.
  • Assembled and led multidiscipline teams to enhance profitability, increase sales, speed up service, improve product consistency, increase menu variety, and simplify operations.
  •  

          Improved the Bottom Line

  • Surpassed stretch target requested by management for costreduction in purchases. Within one year, doubled the % goal to an actual savings of % on total spend.
  • Designed and implemented a reporting template that objectively evaluates supplier performance and facilitates ongoing costsavings and quality control.
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    “Mark quickly pinpointed where our supply chain could be tightened, and he confidently directed the implementation of centralizing strate


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