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Results driven and resourceful professional with more than 10 years’ experience managing domestic and international contracts. Skilled at creating value and increasing stakeholder and customer satisfaction through improvements in costs, revenues, business processes and/or systems innovation. Able to drive sound business decisions while maintaining high standards of professionalism and integrity; and establishing long-term profitable relationships across multiple levels of management with customers, suppliers and stakeholders around the world.

Work experience

Apr 2014Mar 2015

Sr Commodity Manager, Airport Purchasing and Supply Chain


Reporting to the Director of Airport Purchasing and Supply Chain, managed the procurement of passenger, baggage and aircraft handling services; and facility maintenance, security and janitorial services for the Western Region and Hawaiian islands. Position required ongoing collaboration with Corporate Legal, Risk Management and Finance to ensure compliance with new company policies and procedures. In addition to the handling of day-to-day responsibilities, worked on numerous special projects to integrate the supplier base of the newly merged airline.

  • Co-managed consolidation of cargo warehousing and transportation suppliers at 190 locations around the globe in support of the business unit's post-merger harmonization of services.
  • Lead post-merger negotiations with two largest suppliers in the U.S. and Europe, netting over $8M in annual concessions and securing commitments for more than $5M in capital improvements to facilitate future growth.
  • Developed and implementing metric based performance measures and reporting tools to communicate progress, justify actions and measure success.
  • Transitioned all revenue contracts to legacy American Airlines counterpart.
Mar 2007Mar 2014

Regional Manager, Contract Sales and Services


Reporting to the Director of Airport Contracts and Operations Support, maintained full P&L responsibility for all B2B revenue producing airport services contracts and managed global sourcing of cargo handling services(warehousing, security screening, customs control, airport drayage and line haul transportation) and club management services(F&B, FF&E, consumables, maintenance, porter and janitorial services).

  • Successfully negotiated more than 300 contracts in over 24 countries across the Americas, Europe, and Middle East.
  • Managed strategic customer/supplier relationships to leverage partnerships and maximize revenue/value.
  • Directed design and development of web-based Contract Life-cycle Management (CLM) application to capture and track all important contract data, providing alerts for contract milestones and allowing business units easy access to contracted rates, facilitating improved invoice processing and ensuring Sarbanes Oxley compliance.
  • Developed numerous Access databases and Excel analysis tools for the gathering, aggregation, analysis and reporting of contract data and category spend in support of the America West Airlines/US Airways; and US Airways/American Airlines mergers.
Sep 2005Mar 2007

Contracts Manager, US Airways Cargo


Reporting to the Director of US Airways Cargo, managed global procurement of cargo handling services, including: cargo terminal handling and storage, customs, security, airport drayage and line-haul services for freight, postal mail and express.

  • Secured over $10M (14% of spend) in annual savings through post (America West/US Airways) merger consolidation of cargo service providers.
Aug 2000May 2001

Manager, Contract Sales


Reporting to the Sr. Manager of Airport Contracts, was responsible for generating revenue through the sale of other airline (OAL) ground handling services.

  • Developed costing and pricing models for service contracts to ensure that all contracts were bid with acceptable margins.

Education & Training

Contract Management


Advanced Negotiating Skills

Contract Management, Leadership & Customer Service


Contracts 101

Contracting and Business Ethics

Leadership Foundations

Leadership Foundations II

Disney’s Approach to Quality Service

General Studies


General studies towards 4 year Bachelor's degree in Business / Finance


Contracts Management  |  Business Development  |  Procurement and Supply Chain  |  Airport/Airline Management  |  Supply Base Consolidation  |  Strategic Relationship Management  |  Project and Program Management  |  Cross Functional Collaboration  |  Capital & Operating Budget Preparation and Administration  |  Financial Analysis, Forecasting and Reporting  |  Quality Auditing  |  Cost/Price Modeling  |  Properties and Facilities  |  Automation Design and Development  |  Proficient with Microsoft Office software; advanced spreadsheet and database skills


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