Ricardo Barrientos

Revenue Generation Chair

Mr. Ricardo Barrientos is the Vice President of Business Development for Bettaway Supply Chain Services and spent most of his career in Procurement/Supply Chain. He helps companies achieve superior supply chain value through the implementation of strategic sourcing initiatives/strategies focused on improving the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

He received his BS in Industrial Engineering from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, and his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Barrientos began his experience in supply chain working in management consulting for Booz-Allen & Hamilton. Mr. Barrientos then moved to Grupo Vitro, managing the procurement of raw materials, followed by 21 years at PepsiCo managing multiple procurement categories at the domestic and global levels.

In his last position at PepsiCo, Ricardo led the Company’s Supplier Diversity Program. Under his leadership, the company achieved its highest percent of spend with diverse suppliers, hence building a positive corporate reputation, and he was recognized as one of the “Top 50 Leaders in Supplier Diversity”.

Mr. Barrientos expects to help New Hope achieve its vision and growth objectives by leading efforts/activities to raise the necessary funds.

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