As VP, Operations at Corporate United, Gary Como is responsible for identifying new solutions for the Corporate United portfolio, defining the sourcing strategies, overseeing the strategic sourcing process, and developing relationships with key suppliers and partners.
Prior to joining Corporate United, Gary was the director of sourcing for PolyOne Corporation. While there, he built and led a corporate sourcing team for a post-merger environment. He drove e-procurement strategy and implementation, and introduced e-sourcing tools, supplier diversity programs, consortium buying, and new procure-to-pay policies throughout the organization.
Throughout his career he has served in production planning, supply chain development, B2B e-business, and materials management roles at BP PLC, Amoco Corporation, The Geon Company, and Medrad, Inc. He has also done consulting work with Accenture.
Gary graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a BS in operations research and industrial management and an MBA with concentrations in operations management and strategy.