Shanna Williams is the Vice President of Purchasing for Switch. With more than 25 years of purchasing and construction management experience, she is responsible for all purchasing operations for Switch in all locations and oversees all domestic procurement and purchasing. Shanna manages project tax abatements and is responsible for vendor contract management, certifying that all subcontractors are properly qualified to work on company job sites.
Shanna employs strong interpersonal skills to navigate successful negotiations with vendors in order to secure fair pricing and payment terms. She works collaboratively and strategically with all Switch departments to ensure that all supply chain goals and objectives are met, on time and within budget.
Prior to joining Switch in 2011, Shanna spent 21 years at a large Las Vegas plumbing firm where she oversaw all aspects of company operations, including purchasing, reviewing bid proposals, contract negotiation, field coordination, invoice review and payment. Additionally, she served as Commercial Department Manager for a large mechanical firm where she oversaw operations for the commercial mechanical and plumbing division and managed a staff of 20 individuals, which included project managers, estimators and BIM modelers.
Shanna is active in the Las Vegas community and regularly volunteers to feed the homeless, provide face painting during various community events and serves as an adult leader in her church's youth group.