NAEP Recognizes SciQuest’s Customers for Procurement Excellence

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--()--SciQuest, Inc. (Nasdaq: SQI), the leading public provider of spend management solutions delivering value beyond savings, today announced the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) recognized and honored several higher education customers during its Annual Meeting in May.

Representing outstanding influence in the field of procurement, the following institutions and university representatives were honored by NAEP:

  • Sandy Hicks, Associate Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer, University of Colorado – Winner of the Bob Ashby Mentor of the Year Award, which recognizes a member for outstanding dedication to the procurement profession through the mentorship of another individual in procurement.
  • Karen Harthorn, Associate Vice President of Procurement, University of St. Thomas – Winner of the Neil D. Markee Communicator of the Year Award, which recognizes a member who has made the most outstanding contribution to the profession during the year through the written or spoken word.
  • Jennifer Adling, Director of Procurement Services, Texas Tech University – Winner of the Distinguished Service Award
  • Houcine Chraibi, IT Procurement Officer and Sara Luther, Sourcing Manager at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln – Winners of the Young Professional Award
  • Kevin Holmes, Assistant Vice President of Budget & Finance, Oklahoma State UniversityTulsa – Nancy Tregoe Scholarship Award

“Sourcing and procurement continue to prove to be a critical, strategic function for higher education institutions which can positively impact the bottom line,” said Stephen Wiehe, president and CEO of SciQuest. “This group of winners demonstrates that procurement is an important function that can be leaned on to ensure that operations run smoothly and efficiently. Moreover, they show how the procurement industry continues to innovate their processes and capabilities in a way that truly produces results.”

For more information on the awards, please visit the NAEP website.

About SciQuest

SciQuest (Nasdaq: SQI) is the leading public provider of spend management solutions delivering value beyond savings. Through the continued release of key innovative technology and a fanatical drive toward making our customers successful, we deliver exceptional value in user experience, productivity and operational efficiency. Our cloud-based, mobile-enabled, source-to-settle platform addresses all stages of procurement from the automation of core processes to enabling sophisticated, strategic and multifaceted sourcing solutions. We specialize in handling simple procurement needs to the most advanced supplier and supply chain requirements. SciQuest serves a wide range of industries and organizations including many of the Global Fortune 500. For more information visit http://www.sciquest.com.

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Roberta Patterson, 919-659-2230
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SciQuest investor contact:
SciQuest, Inc.
Jamie Andelman, 919-659-2322
jandelman@sciquest.com

Contacts

SciQuest media contact:
SciQuest, Inc.
Roberta Patterson, 919-659-2230
rpatterson@sciquest.com
or
Edelman for SciQuest, Inc.:
Megan Smith, 404-832-6776
Megan.Smith3@edelman.com
or
SciQuest investor contact:
SciQuest, Inc.
Jamie Andelman, 919-659-2322
jandelman@sciquest.com