Jennifer Adling

Chief Procurement Officer, Texas Tech University , Lubbock , Texas

Jennifer currently serves as the Chief Procurement Officer for Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University System and has 19 years of experience in contracting and procurement. She oversees executive level management of the offices of Purchasing, Contracting, Payment Services, PCard, Travel, Property Surplus, and Vendor Services. Her responsibilities include strategic planning, contract review and oversight, management of procurement technology resources, and best-in-class project initiatives.

She received her Certified Texas Purchaser and Certified Texas Purchasing Manager from the State of Texas in 2001. Jennifer serves on the E&I Cooperative Services Strategic Sourcing Committee and serves as the first vice president of the Texas Oklahoma Arkansas, and Louisiana region of the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP).Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science in Personal Financial Planning from Texas Tech University.

Jennifer was the project leader for the Jaggaer (SciQuest) and Ellucian (Banner) implementations in 2008.

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