Senior Global Sourcing and Procurement Executive with a track record in Financial Services, B to B Markets and Domestic and International Retail.
Successfully developed and, led, sourcing and procurement functions for Fleet Financial Group, and Staples Inc. While at Staples, directed these operations in North America and Europe supporting Staples global business. At Fleet, led business functions and technology integration teams for acquired and merged companies, including due diligence activities.
Since 2013, work with private equity firms’ investment properties to review and modify, where required, companies’ cultures and procurement functions to drive out costs and improve financial performance in preparation for an eventual IPO.
While employed at Fleet Financial Group and Staples, Inc., was a member of Boston Ronald McDonald House (the House That Love Built) Board of Directors for twenty one years ensuring a positive environment for the kids and their families who were being treated at The Dana Farber Cancer Institute was provided. Served on numerous committees, including Operations and Marketing. President and Chief Executive Office for nine of those years, responsible for leading Board members and staff to ensure the House mission was fulfilled. Prior to being President, was Vice President of the Board for five years assisting the President, Board of Directors and staff.