ABOUT US

David Adams
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David has the unique experience of having worked on both the supply side and the procurement side over 30 years in the business.  His supply side experience is in leadership roles setting strategy and building programs, business development, training and operations in the Facilities marketplace.  He has over 20 years experience in the GPO / Cooperative business space and was responsible for running a $115M business unit for a major manufacturer via cooperative contracts.  Representing one of the largest national purchasing cooperatives in the country, he was Vice President for Facilities Contracts.

David is passionate about the value of cooperative and GPO contract purchasing and how it can help grow your business.  This passion is very evident the very first time you meet him. He looks forward to that opportunity!
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Tara Adams
Tara also has the unique experience of having worked on both the supply side and the procurement side for over 20 years in the business.  Her supply side experience is in leadership roles setting strategy and building programs, business development, training and operations in the Facilities marketplace.  She has over 12 years experience in the GPO / Cooperative business space and was responsible for running a business unit for a national contractor via cooperative contracts.  She has also held positions in compliance and business development for a leading national cooperative.

Tara's passion is to help people, businesses and agencies succeed using cooperative and GPO contracts.  From training your team to explaining how these contracts work, whether virtual or in person, Tara has the "knack" and relates extremely well to buyers and suppliers.  She is a catalyst in the success of bringing together customers with suppliers that have been awarded these contracts. Once you work on one project with Tara, you will want to continue to do so time and time again!
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Mike Rangos
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Mike is an innovative leader with 30-plus years of public procurement experience. He has made a career of incorporating effective strategy solutions and developing initiatives that lead to cost efficiencies across all organizational levels. Mike's expertise in K-12, higher education, governmental and cooperative purchasing make him a highly sought after expert in the industry.
Brad Stefanoni
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Brad has more than 20 years of experience in educational business development, cooperative purchasing, and strategic sourcing. He led a national educational purchasing cooperative through which he coordinated strategic public/private partnerships between Fortune 500 companies, schools, and educational service agencies. Brad's experience has facilitated the development of a nationwide network that connects the education and corporate communities.
Rod Branch
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Rod is a PHR and SHRM-CP certified and licensed health, life and accident agent in Texas, and Owner / President of WholeHeartMind Business Consulting and an affiliate of FacilitiesConnect.  His experience in industrial companies as a field engineer, lobbyist in state legislatures and Washington DC, as well as 25 years in Human Resources provides a solution-ready response to almost any people-facing challenge.  He was CHRO for a $1Billion service company and worked with Enron, The Coca-Cola Company and BP in the past.  His expertise in leadership development, labor relations, HR generalist concerns and compliance-related training creates a great compliment to FacilitiesConnect's offerings.

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