CAPPO Webinar: How Procurement Increases Your Mission Success

Date: August 17, 2023
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Virtual

Join CAPPO’s webinar where highly experienced procurement and supply chain professionals from academia and public agencies come together. The webinar will focus on creating a culture where procurement plays a pivotal role in boosting your department’s success as an integral project team member. Special emphasis will be placed on early engagement with procurement to ensure exceptional results in acquiring goods and services: meeting your needs, precisely when you need them, at fair prices, and with the best value.

Topics will include sharing successful best practices, addressing current challenges and future trends, and actively responding to attendees’ specific examples and questions. This webinar is valuable for anyone involved in the purchasing and supply chain management process, including procurement professionals, department users, and internal customers.


Jack Pellegrino

Director of Purchasing and Contracting, County of San Diego, Adjunct Faculty University of San Diego

Professor Simon Croom

Professor, Supply Chain Management, University of San Diego

David Beaver

Chief Procurement Officer, Cal State System


Theresa Robinson Harris

Director, Procurement Services, University of San Diego

Scott Munzenmaier

Purchasing Officer, City of La Mesa