2019 Fed 100

Federal 100: Lori Ruderman

 

Name: Lori Ruderman
Title: Senior Advisor and BuySmarter Initiative Lead
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

Purchasing power at scale. Ruderman streamlined HHS’ acquisition process and brought together more than 200 internal and external stakeholders to share their collective buying power. Her efforts have reduced prices, increased operational efficiencies and generated cost savings on goods and services. By engaging with stakeholders and managing the day-to-day operations, Ruderman ensures that BuySmarter makes decisions that best serve the HHS mission. Under her leadership, the agency has the potential to achieve cost savings of some $720 million on an annual basis once BuySmarter is fully operational.

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