Lourdes Coss - Author, Coach, Trainer, Speaker, and Procurement Professional

Lourdes Coss, MPA, CPPO - Maria de Lourdes Coss is an author, coach, trainer, speaker, and an accomplished procurement professional with over 27 years of procurement experience. She held executive leadership positions in major public organizations. As a visionary and change agent, she successfully led transformations resulting in substantial cost savings, operational efficiencies, legislative changes, automation, and enhanced staff performance. Lourdes authored several public policies and legislative changes, many of which were institutionalized; and is the author of Procurement Methods: Effective Techniques.

Lourdes also held positions in various Boards regarding energy, green procurement, minority and women business participation, and NIGP. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Puerto Rico and received her MPA from Florida State University. She is also a Certified Public Procurement Officer and a John C. Maxwell Team certified Coach, Teacher, Speaker, and Trainer.