Sandy Hicks , CPPB

Former Associate Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer, University of Colorado, Procurement Service Center , Denver , Colorado

Sandy Hicks, CPPB, Associate Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer, leads the Procurement Service Center (PSC) and is responsible for overseeing the procurements and payables for the University whose annual spend is over 1 billion dollars. Sandy manages a staff of 50 whose functional areas include Purchasing Services, Strategic Procurement, Payable Services, Commercial Card Program, Travel Program, Small Business Program, Contract Services, and Procurement Systems.

Under her leadership, the PSC has won multiple awards including the 2010 and 2015 Excellence in Procurement Award from the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) and the 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award from the National Procurement Institute. Sandy is a Past President of NAEP. Sandy is a University of Colorado Boulder alum.

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