Mike Vande Woude
Senior Level Adviser
Supplier Relationship Management
IT Category Management
Federal Acquisition Service
U.S. General Services Administration
Mike Vande Woude is a Senior Level Advisor for Supplier Relationship Management at the U.S. General Services Administration, where he is responsible for the development & implementation of an IT SRM program for Category Managers within GSA and across the Federal Government.
Mike collaborates with Strategic Suppliers and IT Category Managers and establishes recurring meetings to leverage Enterprise contract opportunities, discuss common problems and solutions, study and develop innovation opportunities, provide Strategic Suppliers with 360 review discussions, build key metrics and spend analytics, and provide Agencies a centralized communication thread to discuss issues and solutions.
He previously worked at the U.S. Department of Justice as Director of Service Broker, Enterprise Architecture & IT Vendor Management.
Mike has extensive IT background on Wall Street, having served as Executive Vice President of Program Management at Citigroup, where he spearheaded the financial company’s IT/Procurement risk assessment/exposure in the areas of licensed software management and technology acquisition practices. He was also a Group Vice President at Merrill Lynch, where he was responsible for the Technology Infrastructure for Merrill Lynch’s 500 retail branches and Corporate campuses in New Jersey, Florida and Denver. He also managed the largest distributed systems conversion on Wall Street during this period.
While serving in the United States Air Force, Mike held multiple technology positions throughout the World and is the recipient of 5 Meritorious Service Medals.
Mike holds BPS degrees in Business Administration and Management, and Management Information Systems and Services from the State University of New York Empire State College.