Michael GibsonSenior Consultant

Responsibilities

  • Manage Fortune 500 Executive Client Teams (8-12 Individuals) through Gibson Consulting 11-Gate Process including negotiating contracts with industry-leading suppliers.
  • Conduct several High-Level Assessments of Fortune 500 Client Organizations including spend analysis, S.O.O.S Assessment Interviews & Review, Employee & Supplier Surveys, Price Smoothing Analysis & Executive Presentations
  • Organize & Participate in $500M+ Presentation Expos for over 1200+ Supplier Attendees to showcase client equipment & capabilities
  • Lead & organize several week-long skill-based trainings (5-20 attendees) on the following topics; Consulting Methodology, Sourcing Methodology, Data Analytics, Executive Communications, Supplier Site Visits, Negotiations, Alliance Management & Implementation.

Areas of Expertise

  • Skill-Based Client Classroom Training
  • Business Development
  • High-Level Assessments

Key highlights

Saving over ~$50Million (~26%) across categories including Industrial Gases, Telecommunications, North America & Europe Ground Transportation, Fabrications, Raw Tubing Categories from 2015 – 2019.

Professional background
  • Collins Consulting – Technical Consultant (2014 – 2015)
    • Clients included Department of Defense, Pentagon, Abbott & Abbvie (Pharma), National Laboratories, etc.
Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication (Major) + Business Administration (Minor) – University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Business Certificate – Sport Business
Favorite Quote

Success is not Final. Failure is not Fatal. It is the continuation of hard work that counts
Winston Churchill

Hobbies
  • Chicago Sports
  • Water Polo
  • Travel
Favorite Thing About Working at Gibson
  • Smart & Diverse Team Members
  • Client Relationships + Focus
Jonathan VoltaScott Brewer