Amy Harris, SMMC
Results-oriented strategic professional with proven thought leadership and consistent success in cross-functional program development, analysis and execution with a focus on change management. Expert level knowledge in Strategic Meetings Management practices (certified in Strategic Meetings Management). The ability to cut through clutter, create innovative solutions, make impactful decisions and to start, resolve and grow key initiatives. Demonstrated experience in procurement to impact measurable savings, supplier productivity, quality and performance improvements while impacting the bottom line.
Proven ability to establish and develop credible relationships with internal stakeholders, functional managers and senior executives up and across decision-making channels as well as external third parties. Well-versed in establishing partnership synergies with corporate procurement, finance, legal, risk and compliance functions. Robust knowledge in sourcing and supplier management principles including identification, selection, negotiation and contract management as well as risk identification, relationship, performance management and associated metrics. Strong communication skills, effective time management and project leadership skills. Ability to manage multiple priorities and large-scale projects while influencing corporate change and implementing new policies. Proven track record in thinking strategically while tactically planning at both project and enterprise levels in corporate and agency environments.
2011 Changemaker: Selected as one of the Top 20 Industry Professionals who changed the meetings management industry by Corporate Meetings & Incentives (2011).
CMP - Certified Meeting Professional - Earned 2003
SMMC - Strategic Meetings Management Certified - Earned 2010
2011 GBTA Groups and Meetings Committee Member