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Quick Start Program – Procurement 101
June 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Does your business plan include public sector procurement?
Using data from 18 public institutions within the Greater Toronto Area alone, including the Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University), there is a cumulative annual operating budget of approximately $20B* and approximately $58B* in cumulative assets.
Would you be interested in learning more about how you might be able to leverage these opportunities?
Join us for the 4th session with Vincenzo Carinci, Director, Strategic Procurement and Payment Services, Danny Greenfield, Manager, Purchasing Services, and Amanda Wood, Purchasing Officer at CAMSC’s Quick Start Program – Procurement 101 as they share procurement practices at the Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) and within the Province’s higher-education sector. Additionally, feel free to share your experiences, challenges and successes, trying to enter the public sector.
**Please note that the QUICK START PROGRAM is for Certified CAMSC Suppliers only as a Certificate of Completion will be distributed to Certified Suppliers completing all six sessions**
About the Speakers
Vincenzo Carinci, Director, Strategic Procurement and Payment Services, Ryerson University
Vincenzo Carinci is director of strategic procurement and payment services at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University). Also included in his portfolio are the shipping, receiving and mail room services. He has a Degree in Business Administration from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University), is a Certified Supply Chain Management Professional, is enrolled in an Architectural Certificate program and has almost 15 years’ experience in the public procurement field, specifically within infrastructure, higher-education and healthcare sectors.
As part of his portfolio, Vincenzo is working on implementing a social purchasing program at the university, which will include but not limited to a social purchasing policy. This effort is being co-led by the Office of Equity and Community Inclusion, and involving multiple departments across the university.
Amanda Wood, Purchasing Officer, Purchasing Services, Ryerson University
A highly motivated and results oriented procurement professional with over 15 years experience in the broader public sector. Amanda has her Bachelors degree in Engineering Science, and started her career as an electrical engineer. Since she’s gained procurement experience in a management consulting firm, where she designed and supported the procurement process for charities across Canada. She’s also had experience with collaborative procurements as a Sourcing Manager for the education sector in Ontario at OECM.
Amanda has been with Ryerson since 2019, where she’s mainly supported the facilities team. She’s been responsible for many large value and highly complex procurements; including but not limited to elevator maintenance, Law School and the Jarvis development project.
Danny Greenfield, Manager, Purchasing Services, Ryerson University
Accomplished supply chain management, procurement and operations professional with more than 14 years experience in progressively senior roles. Danny has experience in project management and manufacturing industries with demonstrated focus on strategic procurement and process management. He has held several supervisory and managerial roles, leading teams responsible for sourcing and inventory management in both the private and public sectors.
Danny started with Ryerson in 2016 and is currently the Purchasing Manager, overseeing a team of 6 direct reports. His team is responsible for managing all of the centralized purchasing activities at the University as well as the public tendering of large value and highly complex projects.
The Quick Start Program is brought to you by RBC