AJ spent several years at Con Edison in the procurement department, starting as an intern and working his way to becoming a procurement specialist with category management duties. Most recently, AJ was the category manager for human resources contracts, as well as facilities services. Through his years at Con Edison, AJ interacted with every goods and services contract in a direct sourcing relationship or through department wide data analytics projects.
Prior to Sidewalk, AJ was based in Seattle and worked at Amazon. When AJ was at Amazon, he served as a vendor manager working directly with consumer electronics manufacturers in the headphones space.
AJ graduated from Baruch College majoring in Marketing Analytics, with minors in Data Analytics and Graphic Design. In his spare time, AJ is a serial DIYer and enjoys the outdoors. Most recently, AJ has been making candles and soap. He is also an avid fisher, photographer, and loves to cook.