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7 Steps to Better Procurement

Date: Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023 Register Now
Time: 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Speakers: Maria Davidson, CEO and Founder, Kojo; Chris Martinez, President, Central Electric


Webinar Description

Good materials procurement keeps a business operating, but great procurement allows a contractor to:

  • Outperform their competition
  • Grow their top-line revenue at scale
  • Withstand unforeseen changes in pricing and availability
  • Complete more work with less overhead
  • Reduce risk of errors and job delays

After interviewing thousands of contractors, Kojo identified that there are seven steps that businesses with an efficient procurement process follow. During this webinar, learn about the 7 Steps to Better Procurement, identifying common inefficiencies and opportunities to implement change. In addition, you’ll hear real-world examples on improvements to streamline procurement processes from Central Electric President Chris Martinez.



Maria Davidson is CEO and founder of Kojo, construction’s leading materials management software. Before Kojo, she helped build 8VC, a venture fund with over $3.5 billion in assets under management and spent time as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs. Davidson has been selected to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list and named one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 100 Female Founders.

Chris Martinez is president of Central Electric. He and his brother bought Central Electric from their parents almost 10 years ago. When Martinez joined the company, there was a team of seven. Today, they boast a team of over 150 employees. He is most passionate about growing people; Central Electric is constantly working on team engagement and has an over 97% retention rate.

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