Lane Cox

Purchasing Manager

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Lane Cox currently serves as the Purchasing Manager for The University of Alabama.  He is responsible for the daily supervision of a team of Senior Buyers providing guidance related to processes, policies and State of Alabama Bid Laws involved in the procurement of goods and services.

Mr. Cox has almost thirty years of experience in purchasing and material planning during his career in private industry and higher education.  He spent the early part of his career as a Buyer/Planner in private industry.  After transitioning to higher education at The University of Alabama in 1995, he has spent the last twenty-five years in various roles in the Purchasing Department.  He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in Procurement Management, from The University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Lane is involved in the National Association of Educational Procurement on a regional and national level.  He has served as Secretary, Vice President and President of the TAGM region of NAEP.