Tony Tufts, Vice President – Sourcing Analytics
Tony has been an Analyst in the Spend Management Consultancy Field since 2002. Prior to joining Provident Spend Management, he held positions in Human Resources & Employee Development with CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Supervisor/Warehouse Manager positions at Target and Kayhan International, Inc.
Tony has provided analytical support for numerous strategic sourcing efforts for major consumer package goods companies by providing insights and fact-based research leading to actionable recommendations and significant results. Areas of Procurement include; Packaging (Corrugate, Flexible Packaging, etc.), Raw Materials (Ingredients, Commodities, etc.) and Indirect Categories (Field Tech Support, MRO, etc.).
Tony’s analytical efforts include both qualitative & quantitative supplier proposal analysis, scenario analysis and in-depth market research. He also tracks the success of each project upon completion of award. Tony leads our team of Analysts, he manages and develops Provident’s online sourcing tool, and is also involved in some marketing campaigns.
Education & Certifications:
Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Management – Northern Illinois University
Product Manager, ProvidentSourcing.com – Provident Spend Management Online Sourcing Platform HOA Board Member Volunteer Coach & Board Member for Youth Sports – Baseball, Basketball & Soccer