Fred Armendariz
Chief Executive Officer

Fred Armendariz

Fred Armendariz is the President and CEO of Procure America. In this position he has responsibility for all the day-to-day operations of the company including strategic planning, client support services, financial forecasting and marketing. Prior to joining the company, he has held senior executive positions in both the private and public sector, including the service to one US President and two California Governors.

In 1989 Mr. Armendariz founded a technology company and served as its CEO until its sale to a public concern in 2000. While CEO he and his company earned many awards and distinctions including being named to INC Magazine’s 500 fastest growing companies in America, as well as being a finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

In 2001 Mr. Armendariz accepted an appointment by President George W. Bush to the US Small Business Administration (SBA). In this position he oversaw the Federal Government’s small business procurement policy, business development initiatives, training and other programs aimed to assist American businesses grow and flourish.

In addition to his duties at the SBA he also worked with Senior White House staff in crafting the President’s Management Agenda (PMA). This project had a focus of bringing private sector best practices to government in an effort to promote efficiency and transparency. His work on the PMA centered on competitive sourcing and procurement programs and policy.

In 2005 Mr. Armendariz returned to California and was appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as Chairman of the Alcohol Beverage Control Board (ABC). He served in this position for over 8 years serving both Governor Schwarzenegger and subsequently Governor Edmund G. Brown, becoming the longest serving Chairman of the ABC in the history of California.

Mr. Armendariz is a graduate of the University of Southern California and is active in many civic and philanthropic organizations. He has sat on several private and public boards and commissions including:The Federal Procurement Council, the Presidents Commissionfor Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, Saddleback College, Business Credit Leasing, the Orange County Lincoln Club, and is a retired reserve Deputy Sheriff with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. He resides in Orange County, California with his wife Amy and their 3 children.

Todd Main
Vice President, Government Services

Todd Main

Mr. Main has 20 years of experience in business management and has worked with both public and private organizations in senior management roles. Prior to joining Procure America, he was the Director of Operations for a small international import/export company. Having managed the company through 2 economic downturns, he gained a true appreciation for utilizing consultants to help identify savings opportunities and improve efficiencies. As our VP of Government Services, he is passionate about helping our public sector clients save tax payer dollars. Todd lives in Orange County with his wife and 2 children. Mr. Main holds a Bachelor’s Degree from California State University, Fullerton.
Christi Deverian
Vice President, Operations

Christi Deverian

With over 30 years of experience in business management, Christi Deverian is responsible for the daily operations of the company, overseeing the development, design, operation, and improvement of the systems that create and deliver Procure America’s services. Christi ensures that business operations are efficient and effective through proper management of resources. She manages customer relations and helps analyze our business intelligence systems for efficiency and improvements.
Dan Bradley
Vice President, Client Services

Dan Bradley

Mr. Bradley has 3 decades of senior executive service in client management, including leadership roles with Oakley, Fidelity National, and DMG. The past 20 years his career has focused on client satisfaction and supplier integration. Managing account relationships at the highest levels for both private and public sector organizations over many years has provided Mr. Bradley with knowledge and skills that enable him to understand the needs of the client from an operational, cultural and vendor relationship perspective. Leveraging his experience with culling client needs and expectations, he is able to facilitate projecting these standards and values into the client’s business relationships with their suppliers, resulting in stronger partnerships, vendor transparency, operational efficiency and lower cost.
Michael Kerkorian
Utilities Division Administrator

Michael Kerkorian

Mr. Kerkorian has worked as an advocate on behalf of utility customers for more than 30 years, and has implemented regulatory changes that have benefitted commercial, industrial, agricultural, governmental, multifamily, and low-income customers. As an expert in utility and energy tariff analysis, he frequently has testified before the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on rate design issues. He has initiated and been involved in many CPUC proceedings that have resulted in important changes in utility rates, rules, and policies, and has worked with utility personnel to draft new tariff language that clearly articulates the revised regulations. Mr. Kerkorian holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.
Sophia Vallozzi
Waste & Recycling Division Administrator

Sophia Vallozzi

Ms. Vallozzi has over a decade of experience in the waste and recycling industry. She began her career in the waste and recycling industry in 1998, and has since held sales, marketing and municipal contract management positions for some of the largest waste management service providers in the country. Her Division’s portfolio of clients includes hospitals, universities, large apartment complexes, grocery chains, manufacturing companies, and many other industry segments. Ms. Vallozzi’s expertise spans all streams of waste including: solid, recycling, medical, chemical, organics, and shredding.
Ethan Davis
Document Management Division Administrator

Ethan Davis

Since 1997 Mr. Davis has been improving print management analysis and continues to drive innovative solutions to document output fleets reaping hundreds of millions of dollars in savings for clients. The proprietary software he developed specifically for print management analysis implements algorithms and methodologies that provide a detailed analysis of a client’s copiers, printers and Managed Print Services in both centralized and decentralized environments. For 24 years Ethan has helped public sector organizations save time and money while maximizing efficiency in their copy/print environments.
Matt Denburg
Telecommunications Division Administrator

Matt Denburg

Mr. Denburg is a leading expense reduction specialist in the Telecommunications industry. He has over 25 years of business management experience, having served in senior management roles in the manufacturing, distribution and information services industries. He and his team of telecommunications expense reduction experts have an in-depth knowledge of carriers, price points and programs in both the landline and wireless industries. Mr. Denburg holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College and MBA from California State University, Fullerton.

“I’m very proud to be a member of the Procure America team,” says Mr. Denburg. “Our combination of industry-leading specialists and best-in- class tools and processes allow us to deliver the impressive results that our clients have come to expect.”

Adam Pflaumer
Treasury Division Administrator

Adam Pflaumer

Adam Pflaumer has over 27 years of experience in the banking industry. Adam began his treasury career in 1994, and since he has held senior management positions for the largest institutions in the world, including First Data and Union Bank of California. His division has conducted thousands of treasury reviews over a wide variety of businesses, generating significant cost reduction results and operational enhancements. Mr. Pflaumer is a member of the Electronic Transaction Association, has written 2 books on the subject, and holds a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration (Finance) from San Diego State University.
Technology Optimization Division Administrator

Tim Hanson

Tim has been working in technology since the 1980s. In 1991 he began negotiating large technology contracts on behalf of businesses worldwide. He’s had the privilege of serving dozens of Fortune 100 corporations, along with hundreds of public and private companies. With Tim’s expertise he has collectively helped clients save over $500 million in the past ten years alone. He wants the absolute best pricing and fair contracts for his clients. His thorough and careful evaluations almost always reveal previously undiscovered savings.
John Cruz
General Counsel

John G. Cruz

John G. Cruz is a highly seasoned attorney with extensive transaction, litigation and executive leadership experience in both public and private sector. Mr. Cruz received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration (with an emphasis in Accounting) from California State University, Fullerton.

He has also been honored as "Attorney of the Year" by the Orange County (CA) Hispanic Bar Association, and as "International Businessperson of the Year" by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Orange County (CA). He was also recently designated as of one of the top 500 most influential business leaders in Orange County by the Orange County Business Journal. He has also formerly served on the Board of Directors of the Lincoln Club of Orange County and The New Majority.

Government Service:
- 2002: President George W. Bush appointed Mr. Cruz as a Member of the Federal Service Impasses Panel.
- 2005: Mr. Cruz was appointed by then California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as a Commissioner to the California Gambling Control Commission
- 2007: Governor Schwarzenegger appointed Mr. Cruz as his Appointments Secretary. During his tenure, Mr. Cruz vetted applicants and made recommendations for over 3000 gubernatorial appointments. Mr. Cruz served as Appointments Secretary until the end of Governor Schwarzenegger’s term in office.

Chief Financial Officer

Ryan Camp

Mr. Camp is a California Certified Public Accountant with extensive deep experience in both public and internal accounting environments. His background includes work history with both publicly traded corporations and privately held businesses in a variety of industries. This broad-based experience enables him to support the diverse portfolio that Procure America services. Mr. Camp is a graduate of California State University Fullerton (Cum Laude) with a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting.
Jennifer Ripley
Controller

Jennifer Ripley

Ms. Ripley has an extensive background in accounting and record keeping for all types of organizations and ensures that all our clients receive the highest level of service available in the market place. For decades, her cash and risk management aptitude has proven invaluable. Since its founding, Ms. Ripley has worked Procure America to establish, maintain and strengthen accounting processes. To ensure accurate invoicing, Ms. Ripley documents historical rates, new effective savings rates and the cumulative to-date savings for all clients. Her fiscal experience and excellent customer service provide Procure America and our clients with competency and stability.
Director of Administration

Tera Jeralds

Tera Jeralds provides support to Procure America clients in both operations and administration. With over 20 years’ experience in customer support, her demonstrated ability to deliver impactful and valuable client management services provides PA’s clients with proactive, innovative and diligent and support.