Chris Rochette, CEO
25 years of experience in Strategic Marketing and Business Development.
Prior to OPTIMBUY, as Principal of CRConsulting, Chris has advised small and mid-size businesses with business development strategies resulting in greater focus on their business model, acquisition of skills and improved bottom line. Tasked by CEOs to find new growth avenues, he has delivered stellar double digit results.
Previously, Chris was Senior VP with Sodexo in charge of Global Key Accounts and Strategic Planning for North America.
His areas of expertise include operations and P&L management, project and process facilitation as well as client relationship development.
Chris is recognized as an entrepreneurial and practical strategist who converts breakthrough ideas into revenue or savings generating concepts.
OPTIMBUY clients will benefit from his vision, leadership, network and strategy development skills.
Bernard Royer, COO
30 years of experience in Supply Chain management solutions. Prior to OPTIMBUY, as President and Founder of BRC, Bernard has contributed to the bottom line of many Fortune 500 Companies by developing solutions and strategies to achieve cost reductions, generate savings and greater control of their spend. Tasked by Clients to upgrade organization purchasing skills, he has trained hundreds of procurement staff.
Previously, Bernard was Senior VP with Sodexo in charge of Purchasing & Distribution managing a 150 employee organization , annually procuring in excess of $2 Billion of core products and indirect spend.
His areas of expertise include team building and motivation, international sourcing as well as category management.
Bernard is recognized as a tough but fair negotiator focused on the bottom line. He develops a no nonsense attitude resulting in win- win contracts.
OPTIMBUY clients will benefit from his vision, leadership, technical expertise and negotiation skills.
Mark S. Toomey, CSO
35 years of experience in Operations and Business Development. Prior to OPTIMBUY, Mark was the Division Vice President of Sales for Sodexo’s Corporate Services Division, where he was responsible for developing and executing business development strategies that led to average annual growth of more than $100 Million during the last three years.
Previously Mark was the Senior Vice President of Sales for The Wood Company, leading that organization to the largest growth in the company’s history.
His areas of expertise include business development, operations excellence, team building and client relations.
Mark is recognized as an industry leader who is dedicated to building an organization by providing clients with unparallel results.
OPTIMBUY clients will benefit from his vision, leadership, industry contacts and his dedication to improving their bottom line.