Few, if any, businesses are self-reliant enough to achieve their strategic goals without help from other organizations. That’s why effective sourcing and vendor management processes are critical for companywide success.
About Natalie BeriganAs a customer success consultant at RFP360, Natalie helps clients get the most out of their solution and works with the development team to prioritize feature enhancement requests. Prior to RFP360, she spent two years as an account manager and consultant for the largest private insurance brokerage firm in the United States. Outside of work, she’s a fitness enthusiast who enjoys hiking, as well as exploring new bars and restaurants in Kansas City.
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