Coliseum Summit US
GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City
June 5-6, 2024


Heather L. Blanck - Chief Procurement Officer & Director of Strategic Sourcing, University of Kansas, US

Heather L. Blanck

As CPO, Heather reports to KU CFO, Jeff DeWitt and manages the University of Kansas Procurement team supporting the Lawrence and Edwards Campus. Her team serves as a resource for the University providing category spend management, solicitation development, contract review and supplier negotiations. Heather has over 20 years of procurement experience. Prior to KU, Heather managed procurement teams at Waddell & Reed, Bayer Healthcare, Epiq Systems and DST Systems, Inc.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from Baker University and a Juris Doctorate from Washburn School of Law.

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