Ted Landgraf Recognized By Worldwide Who's Who For Excellence In Procurement
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Recognized by Worldwide Who's Who for Excellence in Procurement
learned the fundamentals of business at an early age, and applies them as an executive officer
CAMBRIDGE, MD, February 9, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Ted Landgraf, Chief Executive Officer and President of Above the Standard Procurement Group, Inc., has been recognized by Worldwide Who's Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in procurement.
As the president and CEO of Above the Standard Procurement Group, Mr. Landgraf has 31 years of experience in the areas of procurement, team development, and cost reduction.
In the course of his
duties, Mr. Landgraf
has helped the federal government, corporations, and nonprofit organizations save billions of dollars through procurement.
clients range from small companies to State Farm Insurance
, Farmers Insurance Group
, Met Life
, Security Pacific Bank
, the YWCA
of Greater Los Angeles, and more.
has written procurement guidelines, policies, and procedures, and led a national team for the Department of Labor's
National Office of Job Corps.
has personally trained more than 100 project managers, contract officers, regional directors, and other staff regarding procurement best practices for five DOL
has trained thousands in the field of procurement.
teams have documented an average of $534,000 of reduced costs annually for each procurement bid.
success to his
faith, perseverance, consistency, and ability to think outside the box.
became involved in his
profession because of his
love for entrepreneurship.
started selling cleaning and landscaping services door-to-door at the age of 8.
At age 15 he
had a landscaping company, employees, and learned about what being in business was all about.
Mr. Landgraf is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in business and international management at the University of Maryland, having completed coursework at Highline Community College, as well as four years of international certification courses in the areas of contracts, subcontracts, project management and procurement management.
received an ISO auditor certificate from the International Organization for Standardization
Mr. Landgraf is a member of the Better Business Bureau, Phi Theta Kappa, and Strategic Sourcing and Procurement.
In years to come, Mr. Landgraf
intends to have 200-300 franchises and do more business internationally.