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Kerry Franz Elected As New Co-Chair


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We are pleased to announce Kerry Franz from Erie Insurance has been elected as the new Co-Chair for the ITPWG. Kerry will be transitioning into the position that will be vacated by Randy Roth upon his retirement later this month.

Kerry Franz has seventeen years of Purchasing, Sourcing & Vendor Management experience.  In addition to her demonstrated capability across Supply Chain functions she is also a proven leader.  Kerry has a wide depth of knowledge in procurement in the Healthcare and Insurance Industries that has branched directly into the IT environment.  Kerry has worked in organizations in the private and public sector.  She is highly skilled at negotiation of IT contracts as well as effectively managing ongoing vendor performance. 

Kerry earned her degree in Business Administration with Marketing & Management.  She is a certified Six Sigma Lean Green Belt and she also holds her Certified Third-Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) designation as well. 

Kerry joined the ITPWG in 2013 and has been a very active member since that time.  She is a regular participant in the twice annual conferences and joined the Steering Committee that focused on advancing the value of the ITPWG group.

Kerry’s 2-year term will officially begin with the Fall meeting, which is coincidentally being hosted by Erie Insurance, September 24-25, 2019 in Erie, PA.