Acquisition Management is pleased to announce our Associate Director of Contracts and Purchasing Services, Sara Bonakdar.
Sara will be directing the Contracts and Purchasing team on behalf of San Jose State University with a focus on cost savings, customer service, and vendor management. Sara has been with San Jose State University for two years and is a proven asset to our team. Prior to joining the university, she served in a Global Business Development role for the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development. She managed operations and international engagement with foreign governments on behalf of the state and its respective higher education institutions. She is well versed in negotiations, public procurement, stakeholder engagement, and staff management. Her skills and experience will benefit the campus and departments as we work together on effective utilization of our resources.