NIGP Forum 2022 is in the books! The event in Boston was overflowing with excitement, networking, fellowship and learning. And new friends. Bill Culhane, our host, met David Nash, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB and our audience and show are better for this new friendship.
In this episode, Bill and David share their reviews on NIGP Forum. David, see his impressive bio below, shares pointers that agency professionals and suppliers should consider and make note. David covers what he would do to improve the important purchasing process.
Rick wraps up the episode with a Crazy Bids that is kind of fishy.
All of that and more. A lot more!
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Mr. David Nash, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
On Twitter: @Fappoman2007
Coming up for David: He has a number of classes coming up this fall. He will be speaking at the Mississippi NIGP Chapter conference in Natchez, MS in mid-October and also the Georgia NIGP Chapter in mid-November.
Bio: David Nash retired as a Chief Warrant Officer Three from the United States Army in 1988 after 20 years of service in inventory management. In 2007, he retired from the City of Fort Lauderdale after 18 years of service in warehousing and procurement.
David holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Business Administration. He was the last President of the Governmental Purchasing Association of Southeast Florida, having successfully led a merger with the SE Florida Chapter of NIGP in 2001. He was also the President of the Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials in 2006-2007.
David was presented with FAPPO’s George H. Wolf Distinguished Service Award in 2010. In 2014, he was presented with FAPPO’s Educator of the Year Award. In 2019, he was presented with his second George H. Wolf Distinguished Service Award for his overall contributions to FAPPO during 25 years of membership.
David is a certified instructor for NIGP and from 2010 to 2013 he served on the Evaluation Committee for the National Procurement Institute’s Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award. Since creating the online “Question of the Day” in 2007, he has helped thousands of procurement professionals prepare for their CPPB, CPPO and NIGP-CPP exams. For this contribution, he was presented with the "Spirit of NIGP Award" at the NIGP Forum in 2013.
For his overall contributions to the procurement profession, he was presented with NIGP’s Distinguished Service Award at the 2018 Forum in Nashville, TN. David currently serves on the Mentorship Committee for NIGP, as well as Radio NIGP. He previously served from June 2015 to December 2019 as one of that organization’s first Chapter Ambassadors in Area 5. In August 2020 he was part of the inaugural group to receive the new NIGP-CPP certification.