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Tim Cronin

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Tim Cronin is Florida Blue’s vice president and chief procurement officer. In this role, Cronin is responsible for directing the programs and actions of the procurement and corporate real estate functions, including strategic sourcing and supplier selection, contract negotiation and fulfillment for all purchased goods and services, as well as monitoring Florida Blue’s Supplier Relationship Management program.

Prior to joining Florida Blue, he served as vice president of corporate sourcing at AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies in Philadelphia. Prior to AmeriHealth Caritas, Cronin held various management positions in procurement with other companies including Booz Allen Hamilton, Bank of America and Lowe’s Home Improvement.

Cronin holds a Master of Business Administration in logistics and transportation from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Feb 03, 2018    0

Not many people can say they haven't heard the voice of a young child asking “Why?” No matter what the subject matter we all seem to be programmed to want to know the “why” behind the “what.” The procurement workplace is no different but we tend to find difficulty in connecting these. Understanding the ins and outs of theory and practice become essential to success in the procurement world. 

So, how do we take theory and put it into...