Brad Hood

Brad Hood is Director of Indirect Purchasing at Rivian based out of their Plymouth, Michigan office. He joined Rivian in 2018 and has built the original team of only a handful of employees, to a strategic organization of more than 50 procurement professionals working across strategic, tactical, and operational layers supporting non-vehicle and non-CapEx purchases. 


In addition to the standard procurement processes, Brad is involved with developing supplier diversity and sustainability programs within Rivian’s purchasing programs.


Prior to joining Rivian, Brad worked in manufacturing and spent 8 years in consulting supporting companies from early-stage startups to fortune 100 companies while working at IBM and Genpact.