Executive Director and Chief Procurement Officer, Purchasing Services
As the University of Pennsylvania's Executive Director and Chief Procurement Officer over Purchasing Services, Mark Mills oversees approximately $1 billion in University spend. Mark's team performs a variety of services on behalf of Penn, ranging from strategic sourcing, supplier management, procure-to-pay systems management, travel services, and payment card administration. In performing these services, Mark and his team are driven by core goals that address service excellence, cost containment, economic inclusion and sustainability.
Mark joined Penn in 2011 and brings over 20 years of procurement and financial management experience. Mark holds a Master of Science Degree in Organizational Dynamics from Penn and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Temple University. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Delaware.