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Supplier Diversity Advocate, Sandia National Laboratories
Eric is a supplier diversity advocate for Sandia National Laboratories. His current position at Sandia has him reaching out to small businesses, focusing on Veteran Owned and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses. His goal is to ensure they have the maximum practicable opportunity to do business with the Sandia. The small business program is integral in the acquisition and subcontract management of over a billion dollars’ worth of goods and services annually.
Eric has been active in Procurement, Supply Chain Management and Production for the last 28 years while working at Motorola/CTS, Emcore and for the last 11 years, at Sandia National Laboratories. His roles have ranged from buyer to production and material planner to supplier diversity advocate. Eric received a BBA degree with a concentration in Production and Operations Management and an MBA with a concentration in Management of Technology from the University of New Mexico.