Jean Smarto leads the Professional Services Team for BNY Mellon’s Global Procurement organization. Jean and her team leverage their strategic sourcing expertise to secure services within the following categories: management consulting, IT consulting, audit, legal, marketing & advertising, contingent labor and human resources. She has won the “Living the Values Award” for demonstrating her client focus, integrity, teamwork and delivering excellence in her role at BNY Mellon.
Jean is a Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) with an MBA and experience in many diverse business environments: financial services, education, commercial (Fortune 500 and small business) and defense.
Prior to joining BNY Mellon in 2009, she was the Associate Director of Procurement Services at Carnegie Mellon University. During her tenure at Carnegie Mellon, Jean led the training program for over 1,400 buyers in the University’s decentralized purchasing environment. Prior, she was the Procurement Manager and member of the leadership team for Bausch & Lomb’s RAY-BAN manufacturing facility, which won the U.S. Senate Productivity Award.
Jean serves on BNY Mellon’s Pittsburgh Operating Committee and on the Board of “Off the Floor”, a non-profit with a mission to support families in need. She is a member BNY Mellon Women’s Initiatives Network and allocates time to help both the Greater Allegheny and Westmoreland County Food Banks.