Andy Flores


Andy Flores leads the firm’s supply chain practice and specializes in strategy development, operations improvement and process redesign, supply chain management, shared services implementation, and project management. Prior to joining ScottMadden in 2005, Andy spent six years at McMaster-Carr Supply Company, a multibillion-dollar industrial supply company. During his time at McMaster-Carr, he held a variety of positions, including regional manager, sales development and marketing manager, and physical distribution manager. Additionally, Andy served as an intelligence officer in the United States Marine Corps. Andy graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. from the University of North Carolina and received an M.B.A. from Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

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Recent Assignments

  • Evaluated an international food manufacturer’s end-to-end procure-to-pay process, identified improvement/savings opportunities, created business case, and led team in transforming its existing decentralized functional approach to an integrated, customer-centric service delivery model
  • Created comprehensive change management plan and led execution for a large investor-owned utility’s supply chain organizational transformation
  • Led the assessment of an investor-owned Canadian utility’s materials planning processes and designed an integrated demand planning approach that improved forecast reliability for critical materials and increased overall materials availability service levels
  • Established an enterprise-wide supply chain policy, process, and procedure model to improve efficiency and effectiveness at a large investor-owned utility
  • Created business case and led implementation effort for a mobile automatic identification and data capture solution for key warehouse tasks at a large vertically integrated utility
  • Performed procure-to-pay leading practice assessment, identified an estimated $10.2 million in recurring annual savings, and created a plan to address areas of improvement and achieve estimated savings at an investor-owned Canadian utility
  • Worked with an investor-owned utility’s sourcing team to analyze spend, evaluate market/supplier dynamics, and develop sourcing strategy plans for 15 categories which accounted for approximately $150 million in managed spend and represented approximately 5% in identified savings
  • Spearheaded the development of a product and services catalog and service level agreements for multifunction shared services organization (finance, HR, IT, and supply chain functions)
  • Led project team in creating a user-friendly online playbook to drive consistent execution and effectively organize maintenance, operations, HR, safety, engineering, design, and construction documentation for long-term knowledge transfer for one of the largest generation utilities in the United States
  • Facilitated all fossil power plant leadership teams across a multi-operating investor-owned utility in identifying, defining, and evaluating key plant risks; assisted in the development of mitigation plans to address high-impact risks
  • Evaluated capital construction programs at a vertically integrated investor-owned utility. Developed leading practice gap analysis for key program management activities, including governance, planning and prioritization, program controls, and supply chain management


  • “Shared Services Implementation Fundamentals.” AP&P2P Exchange Conference. 2016
  • “Industry Leading Performance: How Do You and Your Suppliers Measure Up.” Platts Strategic Supply Chain Management Conference. 2015
  • “Essential Strategic Levers of High-Performing Utility Supply Chains.” Platts Strategic Supply Chain Management Conference. 2014
  • “P2P Strategy: It’s Not Just About the Transaction.” 2013

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