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Results driven and award winning
leader with over years of experience in the following:
Black and Veatch Corporation,
Overland Park, KS –
Veatch specializes in infrastructure development in energy, water, telecommunications,
federal, management consulting and environmental markets.
Procurement Manager AT&T Turf Project
over outsourcing agreements for construction, engineering, geotechnical,
site acquisition services and OEM agreements to build and upgrade the
AT&T Wireless network $M+ annual spend.
for the outsourced warehouse and value added distributor.
processes and improved existing process to enable the organization to
successfully process over purchase orders and invoices on a daily
Led efforts to develop
the warranty monitoring and measuring system for all equipment and services
on the project.
Corporation, Overland Park, KS
is a leading provider of highquality voice, broadband and video services
over its advanced communications networks to consumers and businesses
Diversity Manager, Sourcing and Procurement
Involved in major
contract negotiation for multimillion dollar telecom hardware, software
and maintenance projects to build and maintain the Embarq telecommunications
Each year led a
team that produced over $M in sourcing savings for the organization.
Led efforts to increase
spend with diverse suppliers from to % in .
implementing a program that was recognized as “Corporation of the
Year” for its diversity efforts by the Mid America Minority Business
Development Council in .
Created the organizations
first Supplier Development program designed to mentor and develop small/diverse
companies within the Kansas City area.
Codeveloped a new
strategic sourcing methodology designed to increase the flexibility
of the sourcing process.
Sprint United Management
Company, Overland Park, KS
a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services
bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government
Negotiator, Supply Chain Management
Colead on the largest
outsourcing effort undertaken by the company in which led to over
$ million dollars in saving for the organization.
Led a team of individuals
who were responsible for sourcing IT hardware, software and professional
services such as IT testing and development.
Led efforts to develop
a new methodology for developing Statement of Work SOW documents which
was recognized by the Institute for Supply Management.
implementing a thirdparty leasing strategy which produced multimillion
dollar savings for the organization.
Manager, Product Management
Supply Chain Management
Northeastern Oklahoma State
University, Tahlequah, OK
in Business Administration with emphasis in Marketing,
Oklahoma State University,
of Science in Business Administration
– Mid America
Minority Business Development Council MAMBDCCorporation of the Year
Award for Supplier Diversity
as Minority Business Coordinator of the Year MAMBDC
Leadership Conference Black Achievers in Business and Industry Award
Minority Supplier Council Buyer of the Year Award Recipient
Annual Excellence Award Recipient nominations
Chain Management Values Excellence Awards