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Introducing Source to Pay and Value Chain Instructors

SynFiny proudly presents its Source to Pay and Value Chain Instructors. We are thankful to have talented people leading our Source to Pay Program in Latin America.

Meet the Instructors

Patricia Spisto

Patricia Spisto

Patricia combines her executive consultant and trainer expertise in Procurement Transformation, with 25+ years of corporate experience in Fortune 500 companies (PPG Industries, Procter & Gamble) in Latin America, driving organizations to succeed in their journey towards value contributors to the business. Her responsibilities included a broad scale of Supply Chain and Strategic Purchasing roles across business units and spend categories, leading global and regional strategies and multifunctional teams. She ended her corporate career path in P&G Marketing. Her specialties include strategic sourcing, category management, in-store and commercial innovation, negotiations, and supplier-driven innovation. She represented in Mexico “The European Institute of Purchasing Management”, a global institute in Purchases and Supply Chain executive education.

Patricia holds an MBA degree and is a Bachelor of Engineering, having attended the Sourcing Program at Michigan State University and the University of Miami Marketing Executive Program. She is an independent counselor for companies from the “Mexican Institute of the Best Corporate Practices” and the P&G Alumni México board member leading the philanthropy committee.

Liliana Goiriz

Liliana Goiriz

Liliana is a Senior Supply Chain Executive with 29+ years of experience in one of the World’s largest fast-moving consumer goods companies and ranked among the top five “SUPPLY CHAIN MASTERS” BY GARTNER. She is a Business-oriented professional with balanced technical and leadership skills, responsible for major supply transformations in various business units across Latin America markets, proven record of results, and capacity to lead large and dispersed organizations.

She has Experience Leading: a) Manufacturing and Supply Chain strategy for fast-growing and innovation-driven categories across LA markets, b) Consolidation of manufacturing sites and development of external manufacturing solutions in very volatile markets, c) Design and execution of regional planning center across quite a few categories driving productivity and improving customer service, d) Definition and transformation of procurement strategies including in-house & near-by solutions for multiple spending pools, and e) Cost and cash strategies for sustainable growth in fast-paced and dynamic work environments. Skilled in Supply Network Design, Agile Innovation, E2E Planning Processes & Logistic Operations, Cost & Cash Management, and Procurement/S2P.

Emma Velasco

Emma Velasco

Emma is a Senior executive in Procurement/Sourcing who has delivered breakthrough results and organization transformations combining strategic sourcing and procurement shared services. She is a discerning Strategist and forward thinker able to quickly identify and single out those resources, processes, systems and metrics that make a positive impact toward the achievement of corporate goals. She has more than 20 years of experience working across cultures and organizations locally and globally. Emma is a recognized business consultant that maximizes the use of alternative learning experiences (e.g. Lego Serious Play, Design Thinking) to assess and deliver key management soft skills. She also is a Digital Marketing Evangelist.

Belkys Hernández

Belkys Hernández

Belkys is an experienced Chief of Operations with a demonstrated work history in marketing and sales. She is skilled in Building Marketing Strategies, P&L Management, Market Planning, Business Planning, Team Leadership, Strategic Thinking, Simplify the process, Communication, Product Launch, Merge and Acquisitions, Market Access, Patient support Programs, Lean Methodology, Project Management, Compliance, Procurement, Relationships with External Clients, Negotiation, and Effective Presentations.

Diana Barahona

Diana Barahona

Diana is an experienced manager and Procure to Pay Consultant. She has experience at Procter & Gamble for 16 years. She served in Global Internal Audit, Accounts Payable, and several management positions. She also worked for USDA as Procurement Supervisor for Costa Rica.

Rosi Rojas

Rosi Rojas

She is a Strategic Sourcing and Procure-to-Pay Consultant and Trainer. She specializes in Global VMD and Shared Services.

Alfonso Escamilla

Alfonso Escamilla

He has experience in Supply Chain solutions with a proven track record of accomplishments in designing, implementing, and operating diverse supply chains in Procter & Gamble. He can lead and work effectively using inter-personal skills to obtain results across cultures and multifunctional global & regional teams externally and internally. He can lead to change by building needed organizational capability and systems to improve and sustain ongoing results. He is fluent in Spanish and English and has Intermediate proficiency in French & Portuguese. His specialties are logistics, strategic planning, operations, manufacturing, purchases, organizational development, and work processes optimization, Initiatives & program management, redesign and integration, cost savings programs.

Gilberto Garcés

Gilberto Garcés

He is a Sourcing Strategy & Business Consultant and Trainer. He is an entrepreneurial and driven business executive, with 20 years of leading industry experience in FMCG, Retail, Mining, Pharma, Food, and Ai industries with expertise in modeling, building, and growing numerous companies in the domestic and international marketplace. Gilberto is a facilitator and builder of world-class Contract Manufacturing models, Product Development, with a specialty in both start-up and scaled growth stages. He has proven project direction experience, business relationship, complex negotiations and networking skills, building long-term business partnerships with clients, suppliers, and internal customers, and delivering double-digit bottom-line growth. He has a Chemical Engineer, MBA.