Procurement Council

The Procurement Council provides key direction in elevating the Disability Supplier Diversity Program (DSDP) and supporting DSDP goals and activities. The Procurement Council provides Program oversight and direction, reviews/provides feedback on program initiatives, approves and gives buy-in for established and new initiatives and ensures needs of members are met.

Procurement Council Co-Chairs

Procurement Council Members


Rosemarie Roberts Relationship Manager – Supplier Diversity Program

Nedra L. Dickson
Global Supplier Inclusion & Sustainability Lead

Cheryl Hofmeister
Supplier Diversity, Corporate Procurement

Brenda L. Burke, MSM, C.D.E.
Staff Vice President, Supplier Diversity


Monica Billinger
Sr. Manager, Global Supplier Diversity & Sustainability

Leigh Ann Oravecz Associate Director Procurement Sustainability & Supplier Diversity

John Heinrich
Sr. Manager, Stores and Facilities Sustainment


Kim Berney-Brooks
Vendor Management

Kaparah L. Simmons
Small Business Liaison Officer

Anne Leger
Global Manager, Governance, Support & Diversity Indirect Sourcing (GBS)

Rondu Vincent Director, Supplier Diversity


Kathi Stearman Employment Compliance Officer

Dave Feldman
Local Content/Supplier Diversity
Chevron Corporate Procurement

Angelica Greene MHS, CRC
Clinical Program Manager

L. Jay Burks
Supplier Diversity Manager

Ed Roche
Senior Manager, Sourcing & Procurement Operations

Raul Suarez-Rodriguez
Manager, Supplier Diversity, Strategic Procurement

Tara Buffi, RN
Diversity Recruiting Specialist | Evolving Workforce/Strategy & Innovation

Rosemary Weppler Global Diversity & Inclusiveness Procurement Manager

Roxanne Wilson Manager, Corporate Procurement; Supplier Diversity & Sustainability

Miriam Brown
Senior Supplier Diversity Professional

LaTonya Fourte-Lyles Manager Supplier Diversity


Natonya Harbson
Supplier Diversity Consultant

Lisbeth Lundstedt
Vice President, Supplier Diversity Manager

Michael Robinson
Transformation and Operations, Global Procurement, Program Director, Supplier Diversity and Supplier Connection

Jackie LaJoie
Supplier Diversity Manager

William Kapfer

Tommy Smith
Manager, Economic Impact-National Supplier Diversity

Tim Ruddell
Manager, Sustainable Procurement; Firmwide Procurement

Will Holmes Associate Director, Global Economic Inclusion & Supplier Diversity

Logo for MetLife

Cristen Cox
Supplier Diversity

Kenyatta Lewis
Executive Director of Supplier Diversity; Global Procurement

Fernando Hernandez Supplier Diversity Director

Sheri Shafir
Associate Director, Supplier Diversity
Novartis Business Services

Joan Kerr
Director, Supply Chain Responsibility


Hannah Sharp
Assistant Vice President, Supplier Diversity PNC Supply Chain Management


Beth Canning
Supplier Diversity Manager

Keith Hines
Director, Procurement

Kathleen Castore
Head of Supplier Diversity & Sustainability, NA Procurement Governance

Walt Gore Director, Global Sourcing & Procurement Supplier Diversity & Sustainability


Darlene Fuller
Senior Director, Supplier Diversity

Pam Cline Glover
Supplier Diversity Manager

Diane Lin
Director, Global Sourcing and Supplier Relations – Supplier Development

Joyce Erickson Eggers Associate Director, Supplier Diversity

Marcia Seymour
Senior Manager Procurement Corporate Responsibility

Robert Pilney
Strategic Sourcing and Real Estate

Melanie Gunn
Manager, Supplier Diversity

Deon Crayton
Staff Rep - Supplier Diversity
Corporate Support Center

Wayne Shanks
Sr. Advisor | Military Family Supplier Diversity™

Donna Gordon
Director, Diversity and Inclusion


Pat Patterson
Supplier Diversity Manager

Susan Tinkler-Muller

Rona Fourté Director, Supplier Diversity; Diversity & Inclusion

Christopher Wages
Strategic Sourcing Officer