Andy is a
Co-Founder of EC Sourcing Group and co-designer of the FlexRFP e-Sourcing solution. Along with Co-Founder Ron Emma, Andy sets the
overall direction of the company and the long term development plan for the company’s solutions. Andy leads EC Sourcing Group’s
customer service and development teams and manages the development process including design, coding, testing, and delivery of both
new products and upgrades. Andy also spearheads the company’s customer service efforts and manages the company’s support desk personnel.
Managing both customer service and development enables Andy to turn user feedback directly into meaningful upgrades to the company’s solutions.
Prior to starting EC Sourcing Group, Andy had 22 years of experience in the consumer products industry at Nabisco in the areas of procurement, finance,
planning/budgeting and systems design. At Nabisco, he gained broad experience in the financial field and concentrated on procurement for the last 5 years.
At Nabisco, Andy was Director of Strategic Sourcing for the International Operations Group covering Latin America and Europe. He was responsible for expanding
the sourcing process to all International units, developed systems to leverage the many diverse business units, and was the leader in starting to use the Internet to
better manage the process globally.
Andy received his BS in Finance from Lehigh University.
Ron is a Co-Founder of EC Sourcing
Group and co-designer of the FlexRFP software. Along with Andy Caetta, Ron sets the overall direction of the company and long term development plan for the
company’s solutions. Ron oversees EC Sourcing Group’s Sales & Marketing teams and is responsible for revenue growth through new customer acquisition, channel
partner development and value-added marketing. Ron is also responsible for managing the company’s marketing activities, developing all marketing content including
press materials and the company’s website.
Prior to starting EC Sourcing Group, Ron had 8 years in project management experience covering the consumer products, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing
industries. He gained this experience through 4 years at Nabisco and 4 years at Price Waterhouse.
At Nabisco, Ron was the Manager of Strategic Sourcing for the International Operations Group where he was responsible for developing the sourcing strategy for
Nabisco International and instilling the overall philosophy to all local International procurement departments. His role included system development and training to insure
quick installation and proper usage.
Prior to Nabisco, Ron worked as a Project Manager with Price Waterhouse in both the audit area and consulting practices.
Ron is a CPA and received his BS in Accounting from Rutgers University.
As the Business Development Director,
Jerry is responsible for new customer acquisition and pursuit of additional channel relationships.
Jerry joined EC Sourcing Group in 2002 after a 30 year career at AT&T. During his career, Jerry’s responsibilities ranged from engineering assignments including
the layout of two 350,000 sq.ft. manufacturing facilities and development of telephones to marketing assignments including management of an $80M line of telephones
to the establishment of a $50M international sales organization.
Jerry holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Rutgers University and an MBA in Finance from Loyola College.
As Vice President of Business Development, Tony is
involved in all client-facing activities for the company including client satisfaction, growth and acquisition.
Tony has over 13 years of Strategic Sourcing / eSourcing experience. His role as a sourcing and operations practitioner in multiple industries has brought
him in contact with buyers and suppliers worldwide.
Prior to joining EC Sourcing Group, Tony held positions at General Electric, FreeMarkets, and Johnson Controls. In his time at FreeMarkets, Tony has provided
strategic sourcing expertise to industry giants such as GE, General Motors, Delphi, Visteon, and United Technologies. He has sourced over $3 Billion of goods/services
throughout his career.
While at FreeMarkets, an early pioneer of esourcing, he headed the automotive group – establishing the company’s London office and serving US and
European-based clients, globally. As one of FreeMarkets earliest employees, Tony is considered to be one of the original trailblazers of eSourcing technology.
Tony earned his Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
As Senior Financial Analyst, Allison supports both client
implementations and background processes, ensuring successful outcomes. Allison supports the account management team and the sales team during both
pre-sale and post-sale activities. Allison also helps manage all inbound company leads and the company’s global marketing strategies and campaigns.
Allison has been a part of the EC Sourcing Group team since 2004 and became full time upon her graduation from college in 2007. Allison earned her Economics
degree from Bucknell University and is currently working towards her MBA.