Director of Corporate Procurement
BlueCross BlueShield of Florida
Full Responsibility for Procurement regionally. Monitored annual spend of $700-800M+ while influencing relationships with Marketing and Sales, Delivery Systems IT, Human Services, Corporate Services, Health Services, and Customer Service to ensure spend compliance with corporate objectives.
- Provided transformational leadership at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida by restructuring a very tactical purchasing organization into a category management strategic group as well as leading the implemetation of an integrated end-to-end supply chain function; restructured procurement, including job elimination and re-posting/re-hiring, and implemented strategic category management/commodity management structure for the enterprise
- Partnered with the BCBS Association to create a Center of Excellence for Supplier Diversity
- Reduced operational costs by outsourcing internal travel and print operationsand implementing category management strategies for the enterprise
- Chaired the BlueCross BlueShield National Procurement Group for two terms