Role: Develop and staff the Executive Management team with high caliber talent to execute the vision and mission of StrategicSource and related businesses. Identify needs in the markets we serve and those that can be served and develop products, solutions that will satisfy those client needs. Provide the leadership and direction to the StrategicSource and ExpenseEdge teams.
Biography: Four-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Graduate of St. Thomas College with a BA in Business. Sixteen years with Northwest Airlines rising to Director of Purchasing and Director of System Stores (Warehouse & Logistics) before leaving in 1992 to begin consulting practice in spend management and purchasing. Served as Director Purchasing, Director of Logistics for Wilsons Leather Experts and Vice President of Operations for Ergotron in the 1990’s before ramping up Performance Management Group and StrategicSource into a full-time venture.
Client Exp: Lead and direct the management team focused on re-creating the client journey and ensuring that all client guarantees, commitments and expectations are exceeded through a dedicated and talented team of employees and suite of innovative spend management solutions.
Interests: Husband of 40 years, father to three and grandfather to ten. Working, traveling with my bride, riding motorcycle, reading military history and tinkering with the business model are activities I find most enjoyable.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson.