Category: Corporate

Procurement Professional, Ivy Mitchell Receives Promotion

For over a decade, procurement professional, Ivy Mitchell has added immense value to HPM’s Procurement Services Department. Due to excellent performance and consistent leadership, Ivy has been named Director of Program Development.

Ivy’s Achievements

Ivy leads procurement efforts for Airbus where over $750M of work (20 work packages) have been procured. Additionally, Ivy spearheads procurement efforts for Saraland Sports complex, Mercedes and Leonardo. As Director of Program Development, Ivy will be focused on helping project teams, bringing consistency to the procurement process company wide. This enables clients to engage with highly qualified suppliers and ultimately mitigate risk for building programs.

Denny Dahner, Category Buyer with Airbus praised the team led by Ivy stating “HPM’s team of procurement professionals utilize a methodology that is very organized, professional and adds tremendous value to achieve our Airbus project targets. The cooperation happens in a respectful and open way.”

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Why Utilize a Procurement Professional?

HPM’s Procurement team assists clients in identifying and procuring high quality designers, consultants, contractors, design-builders and construction managers to position construction program for success. Along with the architects, the team makes adjustments in the schedule to expedite completion.

HPM’s procurement process brings numerous benefits to our clients. Value adds include cost savings, supplier management, risk mitigation, improved quality, transparency, compliance, and strategic decision-making. By implementing HPM’s process, clients can enhance their operational efficiency, reduce costs and gain a competitive edge in the market.

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More About Ivy

Beyond her workplace achievements, Ivy serves as a mentor to numerous individuals at varying stages of their careers. Colleagues appreciate her willingness to invest in those around her and strengthen the team. Her sharp wit, fierce loyalty and willing spirit make Ivy a beloved figure in the HPM community.

Ivy and her husband, John have a riverfront home where they love to fish and spend time together outdoors. Their daughter, Jordan is currently in school to become a Certified Nurse Practitioner and engaged to be married on April 20th next year.

Project Management Professional, Will Cather Promoted at HPM

As HPM continues to grow, it is more important than ever to employ individuals demonstrating the highest level of dedication to the projects and clients they are assigned. Since onboarding with HPM, Will Cather has proven his robust work ethic as a project management professional. Because of his outstanding performance and contributions to our team, I am confident in promoting him to the next level as Project Manager.

Will’s Career

Despite being early in his career, Will has developed a well-rounded skillset by the nature of his previous positions at a general contractor and a design firm. He applies this knowledge and experience daily on our Regions Bank account managing facilities maintenance capital projects. These projects include capital replacements/upgrades of elevators, fire alarm systems, HVAC units, HVAC control systems and both exterior and interior LED lighting retrofits.

The FMC team simply would not be successful without Will’s commitment and effort. The nature of the FMC work is for installations to occur on nights and weekends, and Will is always on call and available to support his projects. Will has developed a great relationship with key members of the client’s team, and quickly gaining their trust and confidence. He excels in managing client expectations as he communicates in a clear and effective manner. Will is a team player and fosters a collaborative work environment where his coworkers feel valued and motivated. He understands that if one person on our team succeeds, we all succeed.


Client Praise

Regions Project Manager, David Caulkins heralded Will’s contributions, saying “Will has been such an asset to the team, it’s hard to surmise into a simple statement. He is transparent, available and impactful, all in a timely manner.”

About Will

Will and his wife, Haleigh have a love for travel and most recently visited Switzerland! Among his many hobbies, Will is a coffee connoisseur and loves to cook—he even bakes his own bread! He is a huge sports fan and his favorite teams include Alabama, the Dallas Cowboys, the Atlanta Braves and most importantly, his beloved Tottenham Hotspurs.

Will truly is a “rising star” at HPM, and I’m so proud of what he’s accomplished in only 8 months. I am excited to witness his continued success!

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