Acquisition Specialist

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Loran Brustman | (111) 512-8961 | Charleston, WV


I am an experienced Acquisition Specialist with over 4 years of experience in the field. I have a proven track record of successfully acquiring and developing properties for my clients. I am knowledgeable in all aspects of the acquisition process, from identifying potential opportunities to negotiating and closing deals. I have a strong network of contacts in the industry, which allows me to stay up-to-date on market trends and find the best possible deals for my clients.


Acquisition Specialist at Blue Cross Blue Shield of WV, WVMar 2022 - Present

  • Led the acquisition of a new $10 million contract with ABC Corporation.
  • Negotiated and finalized the purchase of 100 acres of land for a new factory at $50,000 per acre.
  • Successfully negotiated pricing for 200 widgets from XYZ Widget Company at $5 per widget.
  • Worked with architects and engineers to develop specifications for a new office building.
  • Oversaw construction of the office building ensuring it was completed on time and within budget.

Acquisition Specialist II at Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield WV, WVSep 2018 - Mar 2022

  • Negotiated and awarded a $1.2 million contract to support the Department of Defense.
  • Led a team of analysts in conducting market research for potential new products, services, or technologies to support the warfighter.
  • Wrote requirements documents for new acquisition programs totaling over $100 million per year in funding.
  • Awarded contracts worth over $50 million annually for goods and services supporting the warfighter globally.


Bachelor of Science in Acquisition and Contract Management at West Virginia UniversityAug 2013 - May 2018

Some skills I've learned are: project management, contract law, negotiation, and cost analysis.


  • Acquisition
  • Contracting
  • Procurement
  • Project Management
  • Business Administration
  • Financial Analysis

Ave Galino | (170) 708-9051 | Bowling Green, KY


I am an experienced acquisition specialist with over 4 years of experience in the field. I have a proven track record of success in finding and acquiring new businesses. I have a deep understanding of the acquisition process, and I know how to negotiate deals that are beneficial for both parties involved. I am a strategic thinker who can see beyond the immediate deal, and I always keep the long-term goal in mind.


Acquisition Specialist at Bluegrass Purchasing Services, KYApr 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and oversaw the acquisition of 12 new properties, totaling $32 million in value.
  • Successfully completed due diligence on potential acquisitions, which resulted in the rejection of 7 unsuitable properties.
  • Managed a team of 4 analysts to support the property acquisition process.
  • Created and implemented a new system for tracking progress on all active acquisitions, which reduced cycle time by 30%.
  • Authored 10 successful proposals to city governments for tax incentives worth a total of $5.6 million over 10 years.

Acquisition Specialist II at Action Purchasing, KYAug 2018 - Mar 2022

  • Negotiated and awarded a $1.2 million sole source contract.
  • Led the development of 4 successful proposals, resulting in 3 new contracts worth a total of $4.5 million.
  • Trained 6 employees on proposal writing process.
  • Wrote and implemented standard operating procedures for acquisition function.
  • Reviewed and approved 10 purchase requisitions totaling $950,000.


Bachelor of Science in Acquisition and Contract Management at University of Kentucky, Lexington, KYSep 2013 - May 2018

Some skills I've learned are how to read and analyze a Request for Proposal (RFP), how to negotiate with vendors, and how to manage and administer contracts.


  • Contract negotiation
  • Contract management
  • Project management
  • Financial analysis
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Risk assessment