About

Who we are and what we do…

We are a WBENC Certified Women Owned Global Supply Chain Management Consulting, Training & Recruiting firm. We work with companies of all sizes – from Fortune 500 to Small Businesses, start-ups and Private Equity firms. Our team of professionals have significant breath and depth of hands-on Procurement consulting, sourcing, supply chain, project management, training, coaching, finance, recruiting & staffing experience to provide a continuum of specialized Procurement Advisory Services. We can rapidly deploy talent when and where you need it — short term or long term, interim, or on a project or permanent basis.certified logo

 

Big Picture Focus – Our Passion Is Helping Companies Grow Their Profits and Reduce Their Costs!

  • Consulting – Procurement Transformation and Supply Chain Optimization
  • Training – Managed Sourcing and Strategic Procurement Training and Development
  • Staffing & Recruiting – Executive Search and Supply Chain Staffing & Recruiting
  • Group Purchasing Organization – Go2GPO.com

Trusted Advisors | Custom Solutions | AIRS Certified Recruiters

SCALABILITY…

We utilize a global network of top notch affiliate partners and 1099 contractors so that we can offer our clients the right solution and the best talent when and where you need it! This strategic model affords a great deal of flexibility regardless of the size of your projects or your global locations. By using a standardized tool kit we have a consistent approach that delivers substantial results!

“Thank you for the rapid deployment of consultants in four countries – France, Germany, Spain and Belgium! Your team really saved us time and money and allowed us to meet our tight project timelines…and on budget! We do not think anyone could have responded so quickly and with such high quality talent!” Project Director, Global Healthcare Company – March 2014

Why Hire Us?

We are Supply Chain Management Professionals who have a passion for the success of our clients.  We understand the benefits that the right people, processes and technologies can bring to an organization’s bottom line as well as the opportunities to grow the top line.  We firmly believe that Supply Chain Management is a key driver to deliver results leading to greater profitability and process improvement.

We deliver an exceptional customer experience by listening to the needs of the business and the voice of the customer (internal and external).  We assist our clients in building solid relationships with their supply base and with their internal stakeholders using the proper engagement models, collaboration and win-win strategies. We are Servant Leaders and Trusted Advisors!

Meet our President & CEO…Meri M. Stockwell, MBA, CEP
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Meri is a Procurement Executive with a broad range of global experience and expertise including procurement, operations, quality, organization design and development, talent acquisition and management, negotiations, strategic sourcing, and category management. As a senior leader in both large corporations and private equity firms, Meri has led teams in Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America. She is known for driving results (bottom and top line), engaging stakeholders, delivering value, cultural awareness, change management and her love for her 2 Schnoodles – Seaira & Pebbles.

Meri is is a strong demonstrated strategic leader with a focus on increasing corporate financial strength. She has solid financial and operational skills including the ability to perform complex global supplier negotiations. As well as, strong business acumen; ability to learn quickly about a company and related strategic growth and profit drivers. Meri has an executive presence and possesses the ability to work across a wide range of interpersonal styles and culture.

As a consultant, Meri has served major companies as an engagement leader, coach & mentor, and by providing category management expertise through workshops, “hands on” strategy development, stakeholder engagement roundtables and supplier forums. This has resulted in several million dollars in savings and process improvements.

Meri is a Certified Energy Procurement Professional. She has served on the ISM National Diversity Committee and as President, and Program Director for ISM Florida Gulf Coast. Meri has also been a reviewer for the prestigious R. Gene Richter Scholarship awards presented each year by ISM National. Meri serves on the St. Petersburg College LINCS Advisory Board for Supply Chain Management. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Recovery Road, LLC (in honor of her late brother, Cameron Stockwell). Meri is a member of ISM, WBENC and WBDC of Florida.

Meri earned her Masters of Business Administration from Saint Leo University and her Bachelor’s of Arts Degree from Eckerd College. And she has attended an Executive Leadership program at Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business. Meri has recently received a prestigious scholarship to the Jim Moran Institute at Florida State University and will graduate in November 2015. This program is a Small Business Executive Entrepreneur program.

Meet our Vice President, Recruitment & Supply Chain Consulting…John T. Bittrich, Jr.

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John is an energetic, creative, “hands-on” certified and results / metrics oriented professional and is quickly becoming the nations best “Relationship Based Recruiter!”

He has significant global experience and exceptional achievements in every aspect of recruiting, lean materials management and consulting including commercial and defense, indirect and direct strategic sourcing, advanced MRP/ERP implementations, commodity management, strategic planning, spend analysis, negotiations and supplier management, warehousing and distribution, e-sourcing, contract management and organizational and team building.

John is a respected supply chain management consultant and executive recruiter spanning several industries sectors – electronics, healthcare, printing, direct marketing, manufacturing, energy, aerospace, big box retail and pharmaceutical.

John currently serves on the Board of Directors for ISM Florida Gulf Coast and is a Adjunct Instructor at St. Petersburg College. John is an AIRS certified recruiter – PRC, CSSR, CIR. He is also certified by ISM – CPM.

John earned is Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration from St. Francis College, University of New England.

Meet our Sr. Supply Chain Consultant and Engagement Director…Emmanuel Samson

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Manny is a subject matter expert Practioner with 20 years Business Consulting Services experience. Manny has a broad background in procurement, supply chain and operations management. Manny has extensive leadership experience in managing strategic sourcing activities; developing sourcing strategies, supply chain activities, manufacturing, quality and e-procurement initiatives. His broad experience spans across various industries and geographies. Manny has held various leadership and staff positions with strategic and operations responsibilities on a global basis. He has also consistently demonstrated strong project management and communication skills, along with team leadership capabilities during his many different assignments in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

Manny has earned a Master’s of Business Administration (Finance) from Marist and his Bachelor’s of Science (Marketing) SUNY New Paltz. Manny is Bi-lingual (French / English).