Silas Carter

Procurement Consultant

The Future Procurement Group, LLC.

Certifications

  • B.A. Economics – West Virginia State University; Executive Management Program – Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania); Six Sigma (QMP)- Certified Green Belt
  • Publications – FORTUNE; Black Enterprise; Hispanic Entrepreneur; MBNUSA; Asian Enterp

Memberships

  • ISM (Institute Supply Management)
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Bio

Silas has an extensive career in building and leading global procurement management programs, strategic sourcing, contract negotiations, supplier diversity initiatives, cross-functional management, and consulting. His accomplishments include:

> Leading and managing operating budgets exceeding $23 million for seven cross-functional departments.

> Leading/Overseeing Procurement  operations in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

> Directing the negotiation and management of corporate agreements in excess of $65 million.

> Directing, developing and executing process-driven “best in class” supplier diversity programs for global organizations.

> Conducting leadership interviews during a research assessment on purchasing practices and procedures of a large federal agency

 

> Co-founded the Professional Services Industry Group (Big 4) –an industry “think tank”

 

> Enhancing companies brand throughout the small, women-owned, and minority-owned business market sectors. Diversity and Inclusion council member.

 

> He co-produced and conducted presentations to corporate supplier diversity leaders at corporate, civic, governmental and academic events and venues within United States and United Kingdom.

 

His professional experience includes BVA COMPASS, Deloitte & Touche, Pitney Bowes, Inc, Eastman Kodak, Gannett, DB Consulting, and Xerox.

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