Event Name: Young Leaders Access Lunch with Mike Knipper - Citizens Bank
Event Date: April 4, 2019
Event Start Time: 1:00 pm
Event End Time: 3:00 pm
Event Location: Citizens Bank
1 Citizens Drive
Johnston, RI 02919
Join us for a YL | ACCESS lunch with Mike Knipper, Citizens Bank
This event is presented by the Young Leaders Committee and limited to those 35 years old and under.
Capacity is limited, and pre-registration required!
Event Speaker: Mike Knipper
Mike Knipper is the Head of Procurement & Property Services at Citizens Bank. He has overall responsibility for all real estate activities for over 75 offices and 1100 branch locations, as well as the management of all vendor relationships. Knipper has extensive experience in real estate, procurement, aviation and the hospitality industry in multiple countries.
One of Knipper’s most notable accomplishments to date was leading the successful project to build Citizens new state-of-the-art campus in Johnston, R.I, home to more than 3,000 colleagues. The new campus, which was completed on time and on budget, was designed to drive greater teamwork, innovation and efficiency in an environmentally sustainable setting.
Prior to joining Citizens in 2013, Knipper led the real estate, commodity and procurement teams as Senior VP of Enterprise Services at The Hartford. Prior to The Hartford, Knipper was with ING in Atlanta as the Senior VP of Procurement and Property Services for North and South Americas. Prior to ING, Knipper was with Aetna, where he successfully reorganized the travel and aviation team. Knipper began his career in the hospitality industry, where he spent 20 years managing hotels in the Caribbean, Mexico and Manhattan.
Throughout his career, Knipper has always held the belief that developing a great team that is empowered, is the key to success.
He currently serves on the RI Government Efficiency Commission. The commission, chaired by Department of Administration Director Michael DiBiase, is charged with recommending ways for the State of Rhode Island to streamline its service delivery, enhance efficient operations, and deliver cost savings through programmatic and real estate rightsizing.
Max Capacity: 25
Members End User - No Cost
Member Service Provider - $55.00
Non-Member End User - $65.00
Non-Member Service Provider - $75.00
Pre-Registration Deadline: 3/29/19
Additional Cost Beyond Deadline: $20.00