Our Mission

 

TO IMPROVE YOUR BOTTOM LINE, SO YOU CAN STAY COMPETITIVE & MAXIMIZE PROFITS.

Group Purchasing Resources (GPR) specializes in helping our clients save money on their monthly expenses so they can increase their cashflow and maximize their profits. We achieve this by negotiating better rates with technology providers, utility companies, and many other service vendors through our group purchasing network, made up of over 500,000 businesses around the world. With over 20 years of experience in financial auditing, accounting, and consulting, we’ve developed a winning formula for any company looking for new ways to cut their monthly expenses. Choosing to work with us is a risk-free decision because we won’t charge you anything to audit your expenses. We only bill our members if we can save them money, and it’s all based on a percentage of the savings they already get for becoming a member. So what are you waiting for? Schedule your free audit today and start maximizing your profits and improving your monthly cashflow.

Our Team

Sean Cook

Sean Cook

President

Sean Cook, owner of Group Purchasing Resources, has worked in the telecom industry for over 20 years. He is committed to exemplary customer service. Customers working with GPR get full service consultation that lasts the entire span of their service agreement. Sean's passion is reducing his customers costs while increasing the companies profitability. GPR provides services for companies that are unable to dedicate resources to telecom management. From cost savings to expanding services, GPR can manage most of your telecom needs.

Mr. Byrne has over 30 years of senior management experience working with both closely held private and public companies. Mr. Byrne has served several public companies as their, Chief Financial Officer, CIO, COO. Mr. Byrne was also part of the ownership team to bring back the USFL as its CFO. In the span of his career, Mr. Byrne has had responsibility for Finance and Accounting, Corporate Development, Strategic Planning, Legal, Information Technology, Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing, Operations, and Human Resources. Mr. Byrne has been involved in 9 M&A transactions with a total valuation of over $800M. Mr. Byrne holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from San Diego State University where he graduated Cum Laude. Mr., Byrne is a long-term San Diego resident living here since 1963. He is married with 2 grown children.

Paul Byrne

Paul Byrne

Corporate Advisor/Consulting Chief Financial Officer

Mike Fiang

Mike Fiang

Customer Service Representative

Mike has been working in a BPO industry for more than 5 years now and counting with different programs handled including Sales, Customer/Technical Support with various Telecommunications companies based in the US. He has excellent communication skill interacting with clients over the phone and manage to work under pressure.

Jacqui completed her Bachelor of Engineering, and she has 12 years experience in calibration, ISO documentation and food industry. Now happily married with 2 beautiful daughters. She has been working as an Executive Assistant for 5 years now and enjoying the comfort of working at home while taking care of her family. Jacqui is organized, detail-oriented, honest and compassionate in what she's doing.

Working with GPR enabled her to broaden her knowledge and skills in all the aspects of the business, making sure that GPR delivers success to its customers.

Jacqui Padrinao

Jacqui Padrinao

Executive Assistant

Robert Newkirk

Robert Newkirk

Procurement Agent

Mr. Newkirk is an accomplished IoT digital transformation visionary and evangelist, with a 35-year track record and proven ability to fast-track growth and boost profitability through cross-industry and cross-portfolio affiliative leadership, strategic planning, competitive positioning, operations process automation, digital marketing, contract negotiations, operating expense optimization, multichannel distribution, strategic alliance/ecosystem/service provider relations, and P&L oversight—encompassing Fortune 500 to mid-market (NASDAQ) organizations. He has also been involved in five (5) startups and seven (7) M&A transactions with a total valuation of over $650M.

Mr. Newkirk focuses on increasing profitability by ramping top line revenue while simultaneously reducing operating expenses. His extensive relationships and expertise stems from serving multi-segments, disciplines and sectors—traversing IoT, AI, B2B, B2C, Mobile Apps, Software (SaaS), Cloud (PaaS), Hardware, Wireless Infrastructure, M2M Communications, Connectivity/Provisioning & Billing, Distribution, Transportation, Fleet, Telematics, Building Automation, Aerospace, Energy, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Healthcare, and Oil & Gas. Mr. Newkirk holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Trinity University in Texas and MBA from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. Mr. Newkirk resides in Southern California, routinely works remotely in Northern Idaho, and is married with a daughter in elementary school.

Jane Balboa is proficient, self- motivated Administrative Assistant with excellent skill and a proven success record for over six years. She has a great passion for her work, and is always looking to learn all the newest skills and tools. She gives her best to improve skills and work, has strong communication skills, and has proven able to deal amicably in even the most difficult of situations. She believes in hard work and honesty, and is always interested in long term professional relationship building.

Jane Balboa

Jane Balboa

Administrative Assistant

Jocelyn Daria

Jocelyn Daria

Administrative Assistant

Jocelyn Daria is hardworking, resourceful, and efficient Assistant. She has been performing these duties for over two years now. She is an educator by profession and thus exhibits skills in teaching, communication and social relations. She has a great passion for teaching as it is her first job, but working as an Administrative Assistant is a great opportunity for her to learn more about the technology and how to maximize it to give her new learning, new opportunities and more endeavors. She is honest, respectful and professional at work so that every task assigned to her would be a success.

Randy is an Independent Sales Representative at Group Purchasing Resources. As a new sales representative he is looking forward to the opportunity to establish a new book of business, promote the company brand, and help clients reduce their operating expenses from using Group Purchasing Resources network of products and services.

Randy Ulman

Randy Ulman, MBA

Procurement Agent

Brandon Hawkins

Brandon Hawkins

Independent CFO

Brandon comes to us with over 25 years of Corporate, Commercial, Small Business and Private Banking experience. He fully understands the importance of quality financials, financial strategy and financial leadership for a company who aspires to grow, borrow, or re-invest in themselves. Outside of work Brandon is a volunteer high school football coach. He can be found running and jumping on the sidelines Friday nights inspiring young student/athletes countywide.

Patrick graduated from Quinnipiac University with a degree in finance and has been in the payments industry for over 7 years now. He brings years of management and leadership experience to the table. Patrick strives in building strong sales team around him to help businesses across all industries reduce costs and optimize payment solutions.

Nobody

Patrick MacLellan

Merchant Processing Consultant

Rose Pour

Rose Pour

Accounts Payable / Receivable

Rose Pour holds an MBA-PM. She possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to make well thought out decisions. She is a self-motivated, ambitious, hardworking, team oriented, focused, and devoted accounting professional with several years of accounting/bookkeeping experience in the Profit and nonprofit sector. Rose is an efficient expert in AP, AR, Full cycle closing, grants, financial reporting, reconciliations, and general ledger. She is fluent in Persian (Farsi).

Bio posted here in the near future.

Scott Meyers

Scott Meyers

Solution & Technology Provider

Paul

Paul

Customer Service Representative

Paul Aquino is a determined, motivated, and trustworthy Customer Service Representative with aggregate 4 years of experience in the field of sales. He is delighted in learning new things with an exceptional passion for work. A goal-driven person with distinctive authentic problem-solving skills and personality.

Our Clients