P200: Strategic Procurement

Meet the Team: David Houghton

David Houghton joined the UCOP Procurement Services Team as MRO & Facilities Commodity Manager in March 2012. David manages system-wide Maintenance and Repair supplies, service, and equipment contracts. He also provides sourcing support to the Facilities and Construction teams.

David has 25 years of procurement and strategic sourcing experience across several industries, including 13 years in higher education. Most recently David was the Vice President of Purchasing and Supplier Services for OpsTechnology, a procure-to-pay software solution provider for the real estate industry. Previous roles in include VP of Strategic Sourcing with UDR, Inc, a national Real Estate Investment Trust, AVP of Purchasing for LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc., and Assistant Director of Purchasing for the University of Richmond.

David holds a BA degree and a Masters of Liberal Arts degree from the University of Richmond in Virginia.