Leland Dake is a Procurement and Negotiations expert for ArchPoint. Leland specializes in drilling deep into Procurement processes and contracts and dramatically improving Cost of Goods. He brings over 30 years of merchandising, marketing, procurement and vendor negotiations experience to ArchPoint.
Leland spent 20 years at SuperValu, where he served as group vice president along with several other key managerial positions. Leland led all Category Management strategies and training during his tenure at SuperValu. He is an expert in supply chain and all facets of strategic sourcing, including direct and indirect goods; hundreds of CPG categories and vendors; wholesale and retail operations; military Sales; CPG branded and private label; and has a strong knowledge of U.S. and Asian markets. Through his strategic sourcing methodologies, Leland has consistently lowered the cost of goods for businesses by up to 5%.
Leland earned his BA from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR and currently resides in Bonita Springs, FL.