Kelly Spaulding leads the day-to-day procurement process for CBRE’s Associated Bank account. She works closely with the real estate leadership, facility operations and project management teams to drive provider OCC/COI compliance, savings initiatives and support contract management. As Procurement Manager, Kelly works with over 200 providers supporting the Associated Bank account to ensure GRMS compliance, support RFP processes and cost saving initiatives, providing the operations team with provider analytics, vendor management and contract implementation. She developed and manages an extensive excel database of provider and contract information based on client reporting requirements and information for the operations and project management teams.
Kelly has more than 30 years of product sourcing, procurement and logistics management experience. She is an intuitive, organized and detailed individual; always eager to meet challenges. She is an empirical decision maker and has been recognized as a strategic thinker and collaborator. She has a strong entrepreneurial knowledge base from spending 10 years during her career working and consulting with small businesses.
Kelly most recently held procurement roles at Associated Bank, Verhalen Commercial Interiors, and Green Bay Converting. Early in her career, Kelly spent 12 years in direct mail operations with Quill Corporation, where she gained extensive knowledge in inventory management and procure to pay processes; then in product management, sales and marketing, where she enhanced her skills and experience as a respected professional business colleague.