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Laura Powell

Laura Powell

Vice President, Consulting

As a Vice President for Consulting at GEP, Laura specializes in Procurement Transformation consulting. She brings 25+ years of business strategy, shared services, merger/acquisition, procurement transformation and S2P outsourcing experience to GEP’s strategic clients. Laura has led many global procurement programs, combining business process management, cloud solutions, outsourcing, change management and organization effectiveness along with large scale strategic sourcing efforts. Her efforts focus on driving efficiency, improving effectiveness and sustaining change in the organization

Laura comes to GEP from Accenture, where she served as Managing Director, Procurement BPO Solutions, for North America (NA). At Accenture, she led the creation of innovative Strategic Sourcing and BPO Procurement Transformation initiatives by combining process transformation, outcome-based solutions, global delivery, on-demand (SaaS) technology solutions and organizational change management. Prior to this, Laura served as a principal for procurement BPO solutions at Capgemini, where she led teams within North America across all industry sectors.

Laura has earned her Bachelor of Science degree with a Double Major in Information Technology & Applied Mathematics from Allegheny College, Pennsylvania. She also has a Masters in Industrial Technology from Western Carolina University and is PMP Certified.