Ron Moraski is the Vice President of Procurement Services at Columbia University. Ron has been in Higher Education since 2012 and has over 20 years of Supply Chain Management experience.
In his previous role as Director of Procurement Services at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, he oversaw the Procurement Services staff of Strategic Sourcing Managers, Systems and Analytics, as well as Administrative Support. Ron also had responsibility for the institute’s Stockroom functions for critical maintenance, repair and operations related items. He assumed responsibility for Procurement Services at a key time during the department’s transformation from transactional purchasing to strategic procurement. Ron also served as a Confidential Title IX Student Advisor on campus, and lead Rensselaer’s annual fund raising efforts for the American Heart Association.
Ron has over 20 years of experience in Supply Chain Management with 3 major retailers. He has had responsibility for Inventory Management, Budget Planning and Allocation, Policy and Procedure, as well as negotiating and coordinating several systems implementations. He led a cross-functional world-wide team to design and replace the major supply chain planning systems at Toys R Us.
Ron earned his B.S. in Business Management Studies at Boston University in 1994.