IT Sourcing & Negotiation Advisor
As an integral part of the IT Sourcing & Negotiation Advisory team Stephanie Goodman plays a central role in analyzing IT application and services deals, including software licensing, cloud subscriptions, and system implementation, to support the strategic advice delivered to UpperEdge’s Fortune 500 executive clients. With a specific focus on Oracle and Workday, she takes a critical eye to business, financial, and commercial issues within contractual documents, and offers key sourcing and negotiation strategies for the services sought within those contracts.
Prior to joining UpperEdge, Stephanie worked with PRA Group, where she was responsible for evaluating risk factors around industry trends, market fluctuations, and emerging technologies. She also spearheaded the end-to-end global sourcing process for Diamond WTG Engineering & Services, where she sourced localized resellers to overcome retrofitting challenges, secured the lowest costs per product, and reduced shipping times. Stephanie has held several other IT- and supply chain-focused positions with PacifiCorp, Epiq Systems, Inc., Schnitzer Steel Industries, and Atos.
Stephanie earned her bachelor’s degree in supply chain management and her master’s degree in business administration supply chain management at the University of Arizona Global Campus.
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