About

Our Leadership

Corey Matthews
CEO and Managing Director

214.800.3452  (schedule a 15 minute call)
corey@verticalreachcg.com
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Corey founded VerticalReach Consulting Group in February 2006 to leverage over a decade of executive search experience with large firms and boutiques, including two venture-backed firms. In addition to his responsibilities as Managing Director, Corey is also a hands-on recruiter and predominantly focuses on transformation-oriented Procurement, Sourcing and Sourcing-oriented Supply Chain roles in global to mid-market public and private corporations, as well as professional services consulting firms. A recognized thought-leader in Procurement and Supply Chain Talent Acquisition, Corey has published numerous articles and been quoted in leading publications such as the ISM’s Inside Supply Management and ThomasNet News.

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Gerry Garcia
Sr. Partner – BPO Consulting and Sourcing

972.757.9502
gerry@verticalreachcg.com
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Gerry is Sr. Partner and Functional Advisor at VerticalReach Consulting Group. He provides high-level management of executive search, procurement consulting, talent assessment, organizational design and procurement outsourcing engagements.

An industry veteran who has been on the front lines and trenches of modern Procurement best practice enablement throughout his career, Gerry brings 30 years of management consulting and talent development experience leading large Procurement transformation programs globally in the areas of strategic sourcing, category management, spend management process and technology optimization, supplier collaboration, and operations improvement.

A former Principal at Hackett; European Sourcing Services Practice Leader at Ariba; and Principal at A.T. Kearney, Gerry has served as client executive and account relationship leader for numerous projects across diverse industries globally where he has been directly responsible for overall client deliverables and budgets.

Gerry resides in Dallas, TX with his wife and family. He is a fluent Spanish speaker and holds a B.A. in Political Science from Rice University.

    Our Mission

    VerticalReach Consulting Group was founded in 2006 with the mission of enabling forward-thinking procurement and supply chain organizations to acquire the top talent they need to achieve excellence while advancing the careers of world-class professionals.

    Our Vision

    To be the preeminent global provider of corporate-level talent to forward-thinking organizations that are striving to achieve Strategic Procurement and Supply Chain excellence and the go-to firm for high-achievers seeking career advancement opportunities.

     

    Our Values

     

    1

    DRIVEN BY CURIOSITY

    Always be seeking and learning. Ask the next question.

    2

    MODEL COLLABORATION

    Be a true partner to our clients and candidates so they can be a true partner to us.

    3

    ACT WITH INTEGRITY

    Conduct ourselves in such a way that our actions are aligned with our beliefs.

    4

    UNDERSTAND COMPLETELY AND COMMUNICATE
    CLEARLY

    Always strive to understand and speak with certainty and clarity.

    5

    ALWAYS BE INNOVATING

    Use our creativity to find new solutions and better results when we encounter an obstacle.

    6

    GROWTH AND ABUNDANCE

    Embrace being challenged and enjoy the rewards of being excellent.

    7

    DELIBERATENESS WITH URGENCY

    We do the right things first and fast.

    8

    OWNERSHIP AND ACCOUNTABILITY

    As entrepreneurs we are ultimately responsible for our personal success and quality of work.

    9

    URGENCY WITH RESPECT

    Act with urgency but put people first.

    10

    LOVE AND LAUGHTER

    Be passionate about helping our clients and candidates and have fun in the process.

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