Christine Garramone, CPSM, C.P.M.


General Manager – Purchasing Supplier Development - Powertrain

Chris Garramone is a driven, strategic leader within the Automotive industry, having worked 30+ years combined at General Motors, Delphi Automotive and Toyota. She strives to lead with authenticity and intentionality, ensuring team members can be their true selves, and reach their full potential. Chris is currently a General Manager within Toyota Purchasing Supplier Development; in this role she is responsible for strategy, sourcing, production readiness, launch, risk management, and global cost competitiveness of her products.

Chris has held responsibilities across multiple functions including Product Design, Project Management, Production Readiness and Supply Chain Management.
Chris is currently serving on the boards of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and as Co-Chair of the Inforum AutomotiveNEXT Executive Board. She previously supported Bowling Green State University Advisory Board of Supply Chain Management Institute (BGSU SCMI) and acted as Chair of the Women’s Business Partnering Group at Toyota.

Chris earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering as well as a MS in Materials Engineering from the University of Dayton. She is a national member of the Institute of Supply Chain Management (ISM).

Favorite Quote: “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other”- JFK