Amanda Marks

Associate Director, Strategic Sourcing, Professional Services, University of California Office of the President

Amanda Marks is the Associate Director, Professional Services for the Systemwide Strategic Sourcing team at the University of California Office of the President. Amanda manages sourcing events for UCOP driven initiatives such as employee and student health insurance benefits as well as campus driven initiatives for the professional services commodities. She collaborates with several systemwide departments to understand their project needs and to ensure program requirements are met. By supporting stakeholders and partnering with suppliers, she is able to facilitate successful negotiations and achieve a balanced outcome of cost and quality to the University.

Amanda holds her CPSM certification and graduated with a B.S. in Economics from Miami University.

My Sessions

Institutional purchasers must apply innovative strategies to achieve sustainability goals and drive real environmental, social, and economic change. Learn how two higher education institutions are leveraging the power of data and intentional relationships to ensure sustainability and supplier diversity.

Collaboration and Innovation: Leveraging the power of data and strategic partnerships to support supplier diversity