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Get to Know Us

Our Team: Team Members
Kristie Gunderson Dorey - TSG Partner


Key Roles & Experience

  • Global Procurement & IT Leadership roles, Quality, Operational Excellence, Industry Engagement, Microsoft

  • Engineering IT Programs & Operations, Customer & Partner Experience/Private and Public Sectors, Microsoft

  • Client Solutions & Strategic Partnerships, Infrastructure, VMC

  • STEM Community Evangelist

Expertise & Interests

  • Evolving Procurement Value

  • Procurement Quality Business, & Process Excellence

  • Strategic Planning & Supplier Relationship Management

  • Developing Customer, Partner, and Employee Success

  • Building Inclusive Communities and Communication

  • Career Coaching

In Kristie's words:

“Business moves fast. When it comes to business processes let's transform and build a flexible, resilient future. Establish or re-imagine a foundation that is reliable, agile, connected; continually adapting to maximize value and enable your business and customers.”

“Building trust and relationships are key to effective change, improving communication, empowering teams, and understanding what's important to your customers/stakeholders. Let's navigate optimization, growth, and transformation together.”

Jeff Lyon - TSG Partner


Key Roles & Experience

  • Author of The Exceptional Middle Manager

  • Owner and principal, Management Mentor

  • Global Operations, Customer Support, Customer & Partner Experience Leadership Roles, Microsoft

  • Customer Service & Support Leader, Attachmate

  • Assistant Vice-President, Bank of America

  • Vice-President, Retail Operations,  Pacific Bank

  • Board of Directors, Kirkland Performance Center

Expertise & Interests

  • Executive & Management Leadership

  • Leadership and Career Coaching

  • Strategic Planning

  • Non-Profit/Board Development & Coaching

  • Customer Service & Support

  • Achieving Operational Excellence

  • Organizational Design & Performance Optimization

  • Customer Listening & Feedback Programs

In Jeff’s words:

"After decades of achievement as a manager and leader in both banking operations and the tech sector, today I am focused on consulting, mentoring and career coaching with a strong focus on supporting middle managers in mid-to-large corporate environments."

Greg Sewell - TSG Partner


Key Roles & Experience

  • Global Operations, Customer Support, & Procurement Leadership Roles, Microsoft

  • International Business Manager, Crane Aerospace

Expertise & Interests

  • Strategic Outsourcing & Planning

  • RFPs, Procurement Evaluation, Post-Mortems

  • Supplier Selection & Supply Base Rationalization

  • Contract & Pricing Negotiation

  • Customer Service & Support

In Gregory’s words:

“My experience at Microsoft taught me the value that process and structure brings to outsourcing . I was fortunate to join Microsoft as we were initiating BPO & Customer Support outsourcing. This provided me a unique opportunity to lead several global teams to identify, source and onboard suppliers throughout India, The Middle East, Asia Pacific and Latin America. Success came through our efforts in developing processes and templates that ensured suppliers were selected based on a set of clear data driven criteria. This allowed for our corporate and subsidiary business owners to buy into the decision-making process and embrace our choice of suppliers.”

Michael Sladen-York; TSG Paratner


Key Roles & Experience

 - Head of Global Indirect Procurement, Stryker

 - Sr Director, International Group Strategic Sourcing, Stryker

 - Sr Director, Global Finance & Sourcing, Instruments Division, Stryker

 - Director, Finance & Strategic Sourcing, Whirlpool

Expertise & Interests

 - Procurement Strategy & Transformation

 - Sourcing Value Identification & Practical Capture Solutions

 - Business Case Development & 'Make vs Buy' Assessment

 - Talent Identification/Sourcing

 - 'Source to Pay' Solutions: Selection, Deployment & Governance

 - Influencing Spend Behavior: Communications & Metrics

In Mike's words:

"My most recent assignment at Stryker was to build an indirect procurement capability from the ground up to support the organization's cost transformation/re-investment goals. This was a fantastic experience, that included building a high performing/highly engaged team, driving focus and internal support in a high growth organization, quickly delivering M&A synergies, developing strategies to positively influence spend behavior, and deploying a leading edge, 100% digital 'Source to Pay' solution that improved value, and made it easier for employees to get what they needed efficiently."   

Our Team: Team Members
Bryce Smith - TSG Partner


Key Roles & Experience

  • Chief Procurement Officer and Vice President - International Gaming Technology

  • Sr Director Strategic Sourcing, Application Development & Test Category Director, Xbox PCBA Commodity Manger, - Microsoft

  • Thermal Solution Commodity Manger, Memory Senior Buyer, Intel

  • Senior Buyer Mechanical & Electronics, Quinton Instruments

Expertise & Interests

  • Procurement Organization Transformation & Change Management

  • Innovative Sourcing & Solutions Designed to Deliver Value

  • Managerial Excellence Developing High Performing Teams

  • Strategic Procurement & Planning

  • Evolving the Procurement Function to Meet the Future

In Bryce’s words:

“Supplier relationships can truly be transformational when aligned with business goals and objectives - I have always know this, but have been living and breathing in my recent journey.”

“Let’s talk about how to truly transform an organization, redefine supplier relationships, and upskill your function - in the middle of a pandemic."

Larry Wood - TSG Partner


Key Roles & Experience

  • Head, Strategic Sourcing, Intuit

  • Manager of Procurement and Sourcing, County of San Diego

  • Purchasing Manager, Procter&Gamble

  • Officer, Civil Engineer Corps, United States Navy

Expertise & Interests

  • Procurement Transformation and Optimization

  • Organizational Growth & Changes

  • Driving Rigor in the Business & Supplier Relationship Management

  • Cost Savings Opportunities and Initiatives

  • Procurement Tools Roadmap

In Larry’s words:

“Strategic Sourcing always benefits from an external perspective to push the organization out of its collective comfort zone.”

Mark Wootton - TSG Partner


Key Roles & Experience

  • Customer Success Account Management Leadership, Microsoft UK

  • Senior Director Supplier Management, Microsoft Global Procurement

  • Senior Director Services Engagement, Microsoft Global Procurement

  • General Manager - Worldwide Contact Center outsourcing, Microsoft Global Outsourcing

Expertise & Interests

  • Global Contact Center Leadership

  • Strategic Supplier Relationship Management

  • Strategic Account Management

  • Customer Success Management

  • Landing transformational change that delivers growth and lasting success; led a major global change project that received IAOP's Global Excellence in Outsourcing Award for Best Practices.

  • Building high-performing teams across the world and orchestrating cross-cultural teams to achieve success.

In Mark's Words:

"Across my career - whether outsourcing, supplier management or customer service - I believe success has been thanks to being focused on doing things the right way with clarity and energy while looking to build strong relationships that last with customer and suppliers. I am also very passionate about people leadership and creating the right environment for high-performing people to do their best work!"

David Wild - TSG Partner


Key Roles & Experience

  • Principal Procurement Tech Advisor to Amazon

  • Senior Director Procurement, Abbott Laboratories

  • Senior Director Procurement, Walgreens Boots Alliance

  • Manufacturing and Operations Lead for LATAM, Federal Mogul

  • Global Indirect Procurement lead, Federal Mogul

  • Global Direct Material Lead (Engine & Underhood), Federal Mogul

  • National Operations Client Lead, John Williams Buyers

Expertise & Interests

  • Experience in Automotive, Life Sciences, Big Tech and many other industries

  • Experienced in Manufacturing and Operations management

  • Deep technical expertise with focus on Generative AI and other Emerging Technologies

  • Over 20 years Direct and Indirect Procurement Experience

  • Broad process knowledge

  • Procurement Technology Thought Leader

  • Strategic Procurement Leadership experience

  • Passionate change agent

In David's Words

"Challenges act as a catalyst for change and provide opportunities to grow and learn. Finding ways to address the most complex challenges and unlock the greatest value and potential by leveraging innovative approaches along with cutting edge technologies and best practice process optimization are the reason I get up in the morning. Life is too short to settle on the status quo."

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