Inaugural Exploration Committee
Mike Morgan came to UC Davis in 2011 after nearly ten years of Procurement & Supply Chain Management at UC Berkeley. At UC Berkeley Mike was a Campus Buyer and an active member of the OE (Operational Excellence) Maintenance Repairs & Operations tasked with the review of current business practices to identify opportunities for streamlining processes and leveraging campus spend. This continued when Mike came to UC Davis that led to a jointly established Single Primary Supplier for MRO (maintenance repair and operating) for UCSF, Berkeley and UC Davis campuses. In addition, Mike was awarded the UC Berkeley’s Chancellors Outstanding Staff Award in 2011 for his creativity in supporting campus sustainability efforts through procurement.
When Mike came to UC Davis he was hired as the Strategic Sourcing Buyer where he led System-wide, University-wide, and regional Strategic Sourcing initiatives valued at 200 plus million including implementing best-in-class strategic supplier relationships. He ensured that strategically sourced contracts provided tangible benefits and value to UC Davis by conducting spend analysis and opportunity assessments. During this time period Mike was also on temporary assignment for 13 months with UCOP to develop the Strategic Sourcing Center of Excellence. Currently Mike is the Procurement Supervisor with Contracting Services here at Davis managing the Commodity team. His team is responsible for procuring goods related to Life Sciences, MRO, and Equipment.