Barbara Grilli, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M. -- Tampa International Airport
Why Pursue the CPPO and CPPB? Barbara Grilli says without them, she never would have been considered for her current position.
Barbara Grilli, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M. is Procurement Director – Non-Capital Program, at the Tampa International Airport.
She received her CPPB Oct 2006 and her CPPO Oct 2010.
“Before you are eligible to sit for the exam, on-the-job experience and professional development requirements for the CPPO and CPPB provide the tools to become a knowledgeable, competent professional and successfully meet the myriad of challenges presented in daily procurement life," she said.
“After more than 15 years in one agency, my public procurement credentials helped me meet the minimum requirements for my new role at the Authority. Without them, I would not be considered.”
“Credentialing and re-certification refreshes your knowledge base. You can draw on that in any situation. If you are prepared, you will look and sound prepared. And that is always a good feeling.”
“Certifications are your professional branding, they provide a concise statement about your expertise and integrity. CPPO and CPPB are widely recognized and respected!”
Barbara Grilli, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M.
Tampa International Airport
Procurement Director, Non-Capital Program