Jeffrey LentschHead, Enterprise Procurement
Mutual of Omaha
Jeff Lentsch, Enterprise Procurement Manager, Procurement, Mutual of Omaha. In this position, Jeff provides strategic direction and leadership for the company’s Procurement area. Jeff joined the company in July 2013 in his current role. Prior to joining Mutual of Omaha, Jeff was the Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager at TD Ameritrade in Omaha, Neb. He also has served in leadership positions at General Electric Reinsurance Solutions and at Sprint/PCS. Jeff received his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Iowa State University - Ames IA and his MBA in Finance from Baker University - Overland Park, KS. He is a Certified Purchasing Manager through the Institute of Supply Management.
Procurement organizations have traditionally under-estimated the effect of risk on their performance.
Today, given the huge unknown surrounding geopolitical issues, trade agreements, water tax adjustments, and more, many companies remain ill-equipped to cope fully with procurement-related risk.
During this interactive discussion, attendees will discuss the new -and very severe potential risks- we’ve never had to worry about before, and share leading practices on how to minimize the impact with proactive measures.