Metamorphosis: From Vendors to Strategic Partnerships

May 16, 2018


An interactive discussion on the evolution of outsourcing relationships and challenging traditional thoughts and approaches to SRM and Vendor Management.  What does it really mean and what does it really take to develop and manage a Strategic Supplier Relationship?

Troy Kendrick

VP - Third Party Risk and Relationship Management
Bank of the West

Troy Kendrick is an industry leader in the field of Supplier Relationship Management (SRM). He is a proven leader, consultant and IS/IT professional, and an expert in large business negotiations and leadership of contracting teams. Troy has facilitated multiple successes with complete-lifecycle technology implementations, redesigns, integrations and conversions. He specializes in strategic sourcing, supplier Management, account management, hi-tech industry, health care administration, business and software consulting. Troy has worked on either side of the relationship between companies and their suppliers for over two decades. He has a strong foundation in technology and financial services. He has a deep passion for the emerging thinking on the importance of managing balanced, strategic supplier relationships (SRM).

Troy lives in Seattle, Washington, with his family and has way too many hobbies.