Tanita has been working in the Procurement and Sourcing field for 17 years with adjacent responsibilities in Supplier Diversity, Contracting and Vendor Risk Management. She began her career in Jacksonville, FL government procurement and then transitioned into the private sector in the Healthcare and Finance industries. As more companies began to operate globally and virtually, it was apparent that the exposure to risk through outsourcing was increasing. She began merging best practices in Contracting, Procurement, Compliance and IT Security to create strategies to effectively measure, manage and mitigate vendor risk. Tanita has served as guest lecturer in the Colleges of Business at both Bowie State University and Barton College and delivered Vendor Risk Management training to the North Florida Procurement Association of NIGP. She has also offered risk consulting through her company Vendor Information Risk Management, LLC.
Tanita holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration concentrated in Marketing from the University of North Florida and a Master’s of Science in Procurement and Contract Management from the Florida Institute of Technology. She is also Lean Six Sigma Certified and a Certified Regulatory Vendor Program Manager II.
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