Steve Grupe

Senior Vice President, Central Region

Steve Grupe joined the ACC team in 2016. He is responsible for executive sales, business development and client relationship management. He possess unique perspective of having worked in a variety of ownership structures (public, private and private equity) and is a recognized as a master negotiator. Additional expertise includes: supplier relationship management, cost base restructuring, strategic planning, change management, organizational design and development, servant leadership and environmental affairs.


Founder & President, Strategic Cost Solutions

Vice President, Strategic Sourcing, Ericsson

Vice President, Global Sourcing, FedEx Office

Senior Vice President, Worldwide Procurement, RR Donnelley

Education & Certifications

MBA, Northern Illinois University

BS, Comprehensive Public Accounting, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire

Executive Course, Emory University – Goizueta Business School

Professional & Community Involvement

Dallas CPO Advisory Board, Founding Member

Institute of Supply Management

SCM Industry Advisory Board – University of Texas Dallas

Girls Inc. – Board Member (Past)