As UpperEdge’s Senior Manager: IT Sourcing & Commercial Advisory Practice, Michael is responsible for supporting the delivery of IT Sourcing, Negotiation and Supplier Management advisory services to UpperEdge clients.
Michael has over 12 years of leadership and consulting experience in Sourcing spanning across a wide array of categories and industries.
Prior to joining UpperEdge, Michael served as an IT Sourcing Manager at Lowe’s where he was responsible for over $250M in technology spend. At Lowe’s, Michael partnered closely with IT leadership to lead key transformational IT Software, Services and Hardware programs which delivered significant value for the organization. Michael’s 5 years at Lowe’s also included cross-functional Sourcing experience working with the Marketing and Merchandising organizations.
Prior to Lowe’s, Michael spent 3 years at NCR where he led the North American Outsourcing Services procurement team. Michael also worked in EY’s Supply Chain Advisory practice for 3 years and spent 3 years in Kroger’s procurement department.
Michael earned his B.S. in Business from Miami University, concentrating in Supply Chain Management.