Director, Contracts & Procurement, Applied Insight, LLC
Crystal Abarca’s notable achievement was becoming the director while effectively managing a full portfolio. She actively supported the career growth of her team members in leadership roles. By fostering dedication and responsibility, she ensured their collective success in achieving organizational goals.
This resulted in being recognized by the executive leadership team and others for her hard work, loyalty and ability to respond quickly to rapidly evolving and ever-changing environments in a positive and effective manner.
“Crystal is the cornerstone of Applied Insight (ai)”, said Larry Denton, chief growth officer at ai. “Her business acumen, dedication, vision and energy are unmatched and have contributed significantly in our ability to become a mid-sized leader in the market. Crystal is a team player who consistently leads by example and is always willing to do whatever it takes to best serve our customer.”
In 2023, Abarca’s team members are focused on turning challenges into opportunities and maintaining the integrity of contracts professionals. They are streamlining contract systems documentation and proactively building sustainable relationships with government counterparts. This enables direct and respectful dialogues about the contracts they administer, supporting the organization’s mission.
“Being positive in challenging situations sets you apart from others,” she said. “It allows me to extract emotion from my decision making, thereby allowing me to make clearer and confident strides to successful outcomes.”