Special Programs Manager, UC Procurement Services
Stephanie Lopez is the Special Programs Manager for Procurement Services at University of California, Office of the President. Stephanie oversees UC’s systemwide Commercial Card and Sustainable Procurement programs, with a focus on engaging stakeholders across the University system to ensure that resources, tools and policy align to best serve UC’s core missions of teaching, research and public service.
With over 6 years of procurement and project management experience, Stephanie is committed to driving value and efficiency for an organization as diverse and complex as the University of California. Stephanie is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Political Science and Rhetoric. Stephanie is a Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®).
Does your organization know whether its suppliers are sustainability leaders or laggards? Does it consider suppliers’ enterprise-wide sustainability management when making purchasing and supplier relationship management decisions? What are best practices for doing that in both public and private sector procurement? SPLC members have identified third-party supplier sustainability rating tools as an important way to … read more >>