As a Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) and Certified Production and Inventory Control Manager (CPIM), Stephen has extensive expertise in strategic sourcing and operations management. He has held Supply Chain Management positions in the high technology aerospace & defense and telecommunications sectors, and has recently consulted as a subject material expert for materials, processes, and software applications.
Stephen attained his bachelor and master's degrees from San Diego State University. Stephen's career highlights include lean implementation at strategic suppliers, reviewing and drafting complex contracts, and negotiating cost savings in excess of $10kk.
Stephen has been an instructor at San Diego State University's College of Extended Studies for over ten years teaching Contracts Management and the Acquisition Process, and Intellectual Property & Licensing for the Contract Management certificate program. Stephen also instructs the Green Supply Chain at UCSD Extension.