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August 27, 2018

KCDA APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING

Executive Director, David Mahalko is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Kim as KCDA’s new Director of Purchasing. Mr. Kim will succeed Mark Pfeiffer who left the organization in July.   

Prior to joining KCDA, Kim was the Purchasing Manager at Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest health care systems in the country.  Prior to that position, Kim was a Procurement Project Manager at Microsoft as well as a Procurement and Materials Manager at Amazon. Kim has an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis and a degree in economics.     

According to Executive Director, David Mahalko, "Thomas is an effective communicator across all levels and will be a great addition to the KCDA management team.  With his leadership experience at Amazon, I am confident that he will positively impact all aspects of KCDA's procurement services".