Kindle Goodson is a Procurement and Financial Management executive with consistent success in building partnerships, developing teams, and delivering value. She has 20+ years of experience working for several Fortune 100 companies, with 16 years specifically in the financial services industry. Currently, Kindle serves as Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) at TIAA, responsible for the Global Supplier Services team, challenged with looking at end to end supply management via sourcing practices, mitigating risk, and management of TIAA’s vast supply base. She also serves on the Advisory Council for the Professional Supplier Management program at University of North Carolina, Charlotte . Kindle lives in Huntersville, NC with her husband Nick and three children, Nicholas, Noah, and Kelsey. In her leisure, she enjoys reading, traveling, cooking and being an active member in the Howard University alumni, Charlotte chapter and leading the nursery ministry at Second Calvary Baptist Church.