Supplier Diversity Manager
Melody is aligned with the Transportation, Airline, Automotive and Plant Engineering Category Teams and is charged with helping the sub-category owners develop strategies for growing diverse spend. Melody also helps sourcing managers and other stakeholders find and engage qualified small and/or diverse suppliers. This includes developing and participating in supplier identification and development events and programs.
Prior to joining the Supplier Diversity Team, Melody held a variety of roles in the Transportation function at UPS, including vendor management responsibilities. Melody’s experience and broad network in the Transportation industry, has positioned her to lead our focused efforts on growing diverse spend in this category.
Melody has supported Supplier Diversity events while in the Transportation group, and worked with The UPS Foundation for five years facilitating transport of disaster relief supplies all over the world. She also chaired the Women’s Leadership Development Program for the UPS Supply Chain Headquarters and was on the board of the YWCA of Greater Atlanta for 3 years.