Director Global Supply Chain
Our Founders created ViSalus with a vision to combine passion for people with the principles of health and entrepreneurship. ViSalus is a community dedicated to making a positive impact on the life, health and prosperity of everyone we can reach. We do this by empowering and educating our Customers and Distributors to help bring our cutting edge health and wellness innovations to the world. Our creed is so important to us that it is rooted in the very name of the company. 'ViSalus' comes from the Latin 'Vi', meaning Life, and 'Salus', which means Health and Prosperity. ViSalus Sciences enhances the lives of our members through incentives and rewards designed to create new experiences, build relationships, and create lasting memories. ViSalus offers a line of innovative wellness products developed by a world class Scientific Advisory Board and backed by some of the most advanced scientific technology available. ViSalus gives people of any experience level or educational background the entrepreneurial opportunity to grow and fulfill their financial potential in this exciting industry.
Experienced Manager of Global Purchasing, Sourcing and Inventory Control. I have sourced and developed relationships with suppliers and vendors across the globe. Additionally, I have managed inventory in warehouses globally. My areas of expertise include food, and supplements products, health and beauty, electronics, medical accessories, children's products, facilities, transportation, packaging, print, and promotional items. Procurement areas include finished goods, components, raw materials/ingredients, commodity, services and logistics. An important part of purchasing is inventory management. I have extensive experience in managing JIT inventory, inventory turns and insuring components are on site in time for manufacturing. I have worked with some of the nation’s largest retailers and also in the area of direct sales. Specialties: supply chain/management, product launches, contract negotiations, purchasing, supply planning, process development, analysis, inventory management, project management, leadership, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, SAP and logistics.