A Unity System, Inc.
A Unity System, Inc.
137 National Plaza
National Harbor, MD, 20745
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Oliver Turman, Director AT&T Supplier Diversity is responsible for continued growth of AT&T’s world class Supplier Diversity Team. He leads a team of diversity managers tasked with increasing AT&T’s diversity spend through partnerships with AT&T’s sourcing organization and other internal business units which allow for the positioning of diversity suppliers for specific opportunities. The AT&T supplier diversity team continues to find innovative new approaches to increasing diversity spend, even in traditionally difficult areas.
Mr. Turman has over 25 years of procurement experience including nine years as an acquisition professional in the military and over 15 years’ experience with AT&T. He began his career as a Program Manager in the Air Force working on a variety of procurement projects including early “fire and forget” weapons guidance systems, aerial drones and enemy threat simulator programs. Mr. Turman was also part of the Education with Industry (EWI) program which is a highly selective, competitive non-degree educational assignment within an industry related to the individual’s career field. Mr. Turman was assigned to work for Martin Marietta Astronautics (now Lockheed Martin Space Systems) in Denver Colorado. Upon completion of the EWI program, Oliver was assigned as a Procurement Instructor where he developed and executed the first distance learning course for the Air Force System’s Acquisition School. Upon completion of this assignment, Mr. Turman left the military to work for SBC (now AT&T). With AT&T, Mr. Turman has held a verity of positions including contract manager for network voice switching systems, acting Director for AT&T’s Outside Plant contracting team and Director for AT&T’s IT software contracting team.
Mr. Turman, a native of Colorado Springs, Colorado, graduated from the United States Air Force Academy with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology. He obtained his Masters of Business Administration degree from Webster University. Oliver is married, has three children and currently resides in Allen, Texas.