Business Portfolio

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Viacom
Sr. Director, Media & Technology Services Vendor Management Office Process Improvement SME (2016 – 2017)
– Lead process improvement initiative Media & Technology Services 3rd Party Vendor spend ($400M+)
– Identified opportunities to improve efficiency and deliver substantial cost savings across MTS
– Document as-is processes and create intelligible workflow maps using Lean Six Sigma methodologies
– Create, implement, and enforce a Standard Operating Procedure composed of lean discipline processes and reporting across the entire vendor management life cycle for commodity vendors
– Manage and update master vendor management list and VMO cost savings and avoidance documents
– Participate in EBCs, QBRs, and account reviews to ensure service delivery through scheduling and follow-up
– Identify and evaluate strategic vendor partners, manage relationships, and performance feedback
– Create and maintain internal vendor scorecards, templates and reports, and internal and external SharePoint sites
– Provide overview/training for internal clients; support key initiatives with research, benchmarking and due diligence
– Utilize project management skills to handle responsibilities and optimize project tasks
Viacom
Sr. Director, Global Strategic Sourcing, IT & Non-IT (2014 – 2016)
– Responsible for lifecycle of sourcing initiatives large ($40M) and small ($500k) across IT & Non-IT
– Implement eSourcing tool, create training materials and train global sourcing team to achieve 100% transition
– Develop, implement & refine global sourcing strategies and align projects to company goals
– Responsible for drafting & preparing formal supplier requests: RFP’s, RFI’s and RFQ’s
– Develop negotiation strategies in collaboration with key stakeholders; including Legal, VMO, & InfoSec
– Analyze vendor landscape, current vs. future state of business, and identify savings opportunities
– Utilize e-sourcing spend tools and create internal presentations for senior executives & key stakeholders
– Develop internal and external relationships for long term partnership and success
Morgan Stanley
Sr. Director, Professional Services Sourcing for Wealth Management, IT, & Non-IT (2013 – 2014)
– Negotiate Professional Services for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, Technology & Info Risk, Research, & Global Wealth Strategy & Solutions (GWSS) IT/Non-IT Global Contracts
– Drive baseline reductions/cost avoidance savings based on market research, best practices and contract negotiations
– Conduct e-bidding, via Ariba, through creation and facilitation of customized and standard RFP processes
– Analyze contract and spend data to identify areas of improvement and mitigate risks
– Facilitate a ‘Quality-Over-Quantity’ approach to vendor relationships and agreement terms
– Gained client trust and reliance, establish accountability, drive organizational change and achieve bottom line goals
EmblemHealth
IT SW/HW Vendor Relationship Specialist (2013 – 2013)
– Lead the implementation of a software asset management tool & central contracts repository system
– Red-line software and hardware agreements and manage repository of purchases and entitlement information
– Manage True-Up processes, assess license ownership for over deployment and reconcile company usage
– Provide direction and consultation to business units on mitigating risk and reducing costs
AIG
Global Sourcing & Procurement, IT & Non-IT (2011 – 2013)
– Coordinated 20+ projects for 5 Directors in Business Services, Construction and Property Management commodities
– Develop and recommend short and long-term sourcing strategy based on qualitative and quantitative analysis
– Work with internal clients to forecast sourcing projects and establish business requirements for sourcing projects
– Negotiated pricing at market value or lower, achieved significant savings via cost reduction and avoidance
– Reporting and analysis of spend trends across top commodities and suppliers through Zycus
– Monitored fulfillment of contract obligations, due dates, net terms, and contract conditions
– Maintain excellent supplier relationships and vendor governance risk assessment records
J&J
IT SW/HW Configuration & Asset Management (2011 – 2012)
– Facilitate a CMDB clean-up project to migrate value-added data to Service Now
– Responsible for regional intake mailboxes and ITSM task queue and closing tickets
– Create and updated CI’s in BMC Remedy Atrium CMDB based on CI templates
– Prepare and executed bulk data loads of large project additions, updates, and deletions
– Enter Ariba requisitions for Unix/Linux/Mainframe groups
– Initiate process improvement projects to establish work efficiency and project completion
McGraw Hill
Procurement/Contract Specialist – Global Strategic IT Partnerships (2008 – 2011)
– Process over $12M IT Corporate and Construction POs using Lawson, P2P Ariba, and SAP applications annually
– Execute full lifecycle of purchasing from procure to pay: track/manage invoices, payments, and supplier catalogs to ensure pricing aligned with contract terms
– Accountable for IT Asset and Inventory Management and Configuration using BMC Remedy
– Report on contracts and purchases orders, significant supplier interruptions, SOX compliance issues
– Manage client’s portfolio of contracts (Software and Hardware)
– Develop training manuals and processes for the over 200+ global IT staff members
– Compare costs and evaluate quality and suitability of supplies, materials, and equipment

 

EDUCATION

Lean Six Sigma, Yellow Belt Certification Training (2016)
MBA, Master’s in Business Administration, Kaplan University (2011)
BS, Bachelors of Science in Marketing & Management, Berkeley College (2007)

 

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS

Licensed Real Estate Agent in ​NJ & NY (2017)​
Lean Six Sigma Certification #C1712 (2016)
Cosmetology, Capri Institute (2007)
Hot Stone Therapy, Helma Institute (2006)
Massage Therapy & Body Work, Helma Institute (2006)
David Kent Seminars, Dissection of the Human Body (2007)