Ryan Companies US, Inc., a national developer, designer, builder and property manager offering full-service commercial real estate solutions, announced today the appointment of Jeff Halper as Vice President of Procurement. This is a new position for the company.
Based in Atlanta, Halper will work with internal and external customers to identify opportunities to leverage the organization's scale and put programs in place to meet enterprise needs regarding quality, service and cost. He will also establish best practices for procurement. Halper has extensive experience in building procurement teams and programs in a variety of environments, while transforming procurement evolutions from decentralized, reactive functions to strategic business partners.
“Jeff is the perfect candidate to take on this new role at Ryan Companies,” said Paul Springthorpe, chief integration and operations officer, Ryan Companies. “Our expanding client base requires that we optimize our supply chain to ensure predictable outcomes every time and having Jeff on board will build upon and improve our existing systems. Ryan continues to attract and retain the industry’s top talent and we are always looking to grow our team nationally.”
Halper brings 25 years of supply chain and procurement experience to Ryan. He previously held the title of Senior Director, Procurement for AvalonBay Communities and held procurement leadership positions at organizations such as Blackboard and Maxim, serving as a transformational leader for the sourcing and contracting teams. Prior to joining Ryan Companies, Halper received a Bachelor of Science in Operations Research and Logistics from the University of Maryland.
For more information, visit ryancompanies.com.