Dennis Carney, CPPO, recently retired from the Columbus City Schools in Columbus, Ohio where he was Purchasing Director for 15 years. His responsibilities included managing the procurement, warehouse, and delivery services departments. He has written numerous RFP’s for products, services, and software.
Mr. Carney also negotiated contracts for the school district and was a member of the district’s minority vendor participation team. His departments developed an electronic bidding system, a delivery services work order system, and an Access database that managed the district’s records retention warehouse.
Prior to working for the schools, Mr. Carney worked for nine years in the private sector for the procurement department at Bank One.
Mr. Carney has an MBA from Capital University where he graduated with highest honors.
Mr. Carney is also a member of Toastmasters International.