Tracy Rudisill, Ohio Five Program and Budget Manager, will assume the role of Interim Director of Strategic Procurement, effective February 25, 2022. She will take up the responsibilities of departing Director of Strategic Procurement Christine Kimball, who is leaving Ohio Five to serve as Solution Engineer for Jaggaer. In her interim role, Tracy will oversee the Ohio Five’s consortial procurement program, including administration and maintenance of the Jaggaer e-procurement system, implementation of quarterly releases, and system development. She will also oversee consortial contracts and support the Ohio Five Operating Committee and its purchasing-related subcommittees. Tracy will also continue to perform her role as Program and Budget Manager, overseeing Ohio Five’s financial operations.
Tracy brings several decades of system-related experience in higher education and business to the interim role. She has developed and implemented data systems at Cuyahoga Community College and the Medina Career Center. She has twenty years of experience in private sector bookkeeping and operations, serving as Account Manager, Financial Systems Analyst, and Financial Specialist at American Greetings Corporation, and as business coordinator for a northeast Ohio construction company. Most recently, she has integrated Ohio Five’s invoicing and requisitions operations with the Jaggaer system.
A search for the next Director of Strategic Procurement is underway with the appointment of a five-college search committee.