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Bud B.

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Company: Self Employed
Industry: Hospital & Health Care
  • United States, Texas, Spring
  • Overview

    Award winning senior Procurement / Supply Chain and Operations Executive with extensive experience managing small, large, and high-growth organizations. Expertise leading, developing and transforming supply chain teams that consistently exceed operational and project expectations. Recognized as a strategic and operational change leader with the ability to manage billion dollar budgets while delivering sustainable business results. Key skills include: • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Service environments • Supplier Evaluation • Contract Writing & Negotiation • Strategic Sourcing (domestic & abroad) • Legal Compliance • Project Management • M & A due diligence experience • Continuous Improvement • Performance Management • Materials / Inventory Management • Strategy Development • MRP Implementation


Total Work Experience :

35 Year(s)

Experience as a freelancer :

7 Year(s)

Total Experience in Procurement :

25 Year(s)

Languages with Professional working proficiency level :


Countries i can cover :

United States

Relevant Procurement Functional Skill/Categories
Advisory Services 25 year(s)
Process/Organisational redesign
Procurement Systems(eProcurement, ERPs, Data Warehouses,...)
Strategic Sourcing

Sourcing/Category Management 25 year(s)
Drugs and Pharmaceutical Products
Furniture and Furnishings
Financial Instruments, Products, Contracts and Agreements
Industrial Production and Manufacturing Services
Transportation and Storage and Mail Services
Management and Business Professionals and Administrative Services
Financial and Insurance Services
Healthcare Services
Travel and Food and Lodging and Entertainment Services
Electronic Components and Supplies
Laboratory and Measuring and Observing and Testing Equipment
Medical Equipment and Accessories and Supplies
Packing strips for wound care
Information Technology Broadcasting and Telecommunications
Office Equipment and Accessories and Supplies
  • BS Electrical Engineering (BSEE) to

    Digital Electronics
    University of Virginia

  • Masters Business Administration (MBA) to

    Marymount University

Professional certifications :C.P.M.
Other certifications :Past CMRP
Past Experiences

    2017-07-01 To

    Supply Chain Management Consultant

    • Assignment for behavioral health provider to: 1) lead, coordinate, and conduct RFP to outsource their call center services, and 2) develop their initial procurement policy and procedure manual. • Assignment with international food company to implement Ariba catalogs and eProcurement.


    2011-04-01 To 2017-07-01

    Vice President, Procurement

    Managed, planned, and led the Procurement organization of $3 billion NYSE listed insurance provider. • Brought 85-90% of spend under management by working with Business Owners to create contracts and statements of work and creating a process for strategic sourcing of goods and services • Assessed over $3 million in performance penalties by establishing and enforcing KPIs & SLAs with suppliers. • Produced $3 - $5 million of yearly savings by renegotiating contracts and establishing new suppliers • Implemented best practices in strategic sourcing, vendor selection, and process implementation by forming and leading cross-functional teams

  • US ONCOLOGY | Hospital & Health Care

    2010-03-01 To 2011-04-01

    Director of Procurement Services

    Directed the Supply Chain organization of major oncology services provider. • Saved $6 million by renegotiating contracts and establishing new vendors and processes • Advised oncology practices on product selection and cost savings opportunities: e.g. medical supplies, hazardous waste processing, equipment purchase/maintenance, linen, etc. • Implemented best practices in strategic sourcing, vendor selection, and process implementation by forming and leading cross-functional teams with nurses, doctors, and financial administrators

  • BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE | Hospital & Health Care

    2005-08-01 To 2010-02-01

    Director of Supply Chain Management

    Recruited to lead the Supply Chain organization of major medical research and education institution. • Brought $25 million in savings to the bottom line by assembling and driving cross-functional teams with doctors, nurses, finance, and various administrative staff to implement best practices in strategic sourcing, vendor selection, and process implementation • Saved departments 10% of their budgeted spend each year by building solid relationships with Clinical, Research, and Business Unit Departments • Saved 25% of budgeted spend on operating room, sterile processing, and other hospital capital expenditures working with surgeons, nurses, and administrators. Served on various committees for product selection and process improvement.


    2001-03-01 To 2005-07-01

    Supply Chain Management Consultant

    Improved Purchasing, Materials, Supply Chain Management, Process/Work Flow, and MRP for clients • Hired full-time after 7 month assignment with Baylor College of Medicine to implement strategic sourcing process, which saved 20-30% per commodity and added $7 million to bottom line, leading teams in spend analysis, strategy formation, needs analysis, RFP responses, and contract negotiation that reduced vendor base, lowered Total Cost of Ownership, and improved quality and service. • Assignment for high-tech computer manufacturer in Supply Chain Management to include: supplier selection, forecasting & production scheduling, contract manufacturer & materials management, order processing, cost reduction, NPI (New Product Introductions), & bill-of-material management. (6 mo.) • Assignment for over $2 billion worldwide software developer to include: centralize Purchasing function subsequent to company acquisitions, streamline requisition and procurement process, and document and improve contract negotiation process. (9 mo.) • Assignment with electronics manufacturer in Strategic Sourcing & Commodity Management, Warehouse & Material Management, MIS System improvements, establishing Vendor Rating systems, general process improvements. (2 mo.) • Assignment with Lockheed Martin / TSA in Logistics capacity on new airport security equipment and personnel rollout after 9/11. Worked with three different teams covering seventeen airports all completed on schedule an on-budget. (1 yr.) • Assignment on MM (Materials Management) module of SAP implementation. Oversaw master data assignment and data conversion, purchasing and warehouse configuration, system set-up, and workflow / process improvements. (9 mo.)

  • VISIONTEK | Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

    2000-02-01 To 2001-03-01

    Vice President, Supply Chain Management

    Managed, planned, and led Purchasing & Supply Management group of $300 million manufacturer of personal computer products. • Strategically sourced and developed new worldwide (especially PacRim) vendor relationships, wrote and negotiated contracts, managed inventory levels and provided cost reduction savings to the organization through effective use of MRP/SAP/Kanban systems, supplier inventory programs, etc. • Achieved 50% reduction in time-to-market for new product launches by forming and leading cross-functional teams. Managed and coordinated all product launch activity (production tooling, contract manufacturers, quality inspections, prototype runs) • Consulted with stakeholders (typically Engineering and Manufacturing) to develop and choose new suppliers and products to meet company needs for new high technology / quick to market products.

  • COMSTOR | Computer Hardware

    1994-09-01 To 1999-09-01

    Vice President, Operations & Supply Chain Management

    Managed and administered the Supply Chain/Purchasing, Distribution, Manufacturing, RMA, Facilities, and MIS departments of a $500 million computer distributor. • Responsible for all non-sales / finance operations of the company • Improved: inventory asset levels, accuracy, turns, speed of order processing, among other measures • In this position, I oversaw operations for three separate warehouse locations across the country. Responsible for shipping and receiving accuracy, inventory asset security, efficient and timely processing of customer orders, facilities planning and customer and vendor returns management. Prepared and monitored budgets, hired, trained and motivated employees to achieve best possible results.

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