The Team

The Procur team is comprised of experts familiar with the rapid growth, complexity, and demands of supply chain policies that lead to the discharge of current and future obligations including tighter implementation timelines. Each member of the Procur team provide a foundational understanding of the make-up of Procurement criteria by providing strong transactional strategies and creativity in dealing with increasingly sophisticated clientele.

Matthew Talbert CEO of Procur Global a global purchasing company

Matthew Talbert
Chief Executive Officer

Matthew L. Talbert is a senior corporate executive who has built his reputation by applying his creative management skills to a variety of successful business ventures.

With his expertise, Mr. Talbert has traveled the globe with many U.S. Senators and Congressman on Congressional Delegations to numerous foreign countries to participate in discussions with international Heads of State. He has also been invited to address Congress with expertise on water and its potential for international conflict.

Prior to his most recent role as CEO of International Offset Corporation and its subsidiary, Procur Global Sourcing, Mr. Talbert founded International Trade Finance Corporation, an international extension of his former U.S.-based corporate barter company, ABS Worldwide, to develop and manage high level barter and countertrade transactions for international clientele.

Mr. Talbert also founded Flight Environments, which became a worldwide leader in aviation insulation and acoustics. Additionally, he founded Contract Publishing, a sponsored publishing firm publishing twenty-three titles including the Beverly Hills Telephone Book, BMW Magazine, PGA Magazine, the Los Angeles Advertising Club Belding Awards program, and several publications for the Economic Development Corporation of Los Angeles. Mr. Talbert was also the founder of Associated Outdoor Services, a national billboard media buying service.

Mr. Talbert has been featured in the Los Angeles Business Journal and quoted in such nationally respected publications as Nation’s Business and Entrepreneur magazines. He’s made appearances on many radio programs and both CNBC and CNN television, and has been invited to, and attended, the World Economic Forum in Jordan. He sat on the boards of the Corporate Trade Council (CTC) and the International Reciprocal Trade Association (IRTA).

In the spirit of philanthropy, he has seen the need and desperation of people in third-world countries and the devastating effects of what the lack of clean water creates. In hopes of helping and leaving a legacy of giving back, he has funded and pursued the development of the Borelite drill, a game changing inexpensive drill for retrieving water specific for third-world applications for those without access to water.

Mr. Talbert is an avid pilot holding advanced levels of certification of twin engine and instrument ratings and also multiple SCUBA certifications including deep diving, search and recovery and rescue diver. Further, Mr. Talbert is a semi-professional race car driver, previously owning race teams and driving in such prestigious racing events as the 24hrs of Daytona. He is also a student of the martial arts for over 20 years.

Evan M. Talbert Director of sales & Procurement at procurement companies near me

Evan M. Talbert
Director of Sales & Procurement

Evan has traveled the globe extensively developing his skills in creative analysis. From refugee crisis discussions in Lebanon to military defense conferences in Spain, Evan has advanced his problem-solving skills with an array of global issues. He also spent a substantial amount of time in Washington D.C. and other political capitals building relationships with global leaders varying from U.S. Congressman to foreign heads of state to international business principals.

Evan joined the Procur team to maximize its reach into the ever-demanding domestic marketplace. As head of sales & Procurement, Evan will drive the expansion efforts nationally while managing Procur’s global sourcing efforts into various supply chain channels.

Evan attended the University of Southern California (USC) earning a degree in Business Management with a concentration in Finance and Entrepreneurship. During his tenure, Evan also invented and patented an invention in oral health care that he is currently pursuing to have acquired.

Some of Evan’s interests are that of golf, basketball, scuba diving, skiing and cooking. He currently resides in Dallas, TX.

Ryan Richard Director of Strategic Sourcing at our international procurement company

Ryan Richard
Director of Strategic Sourcing

The product of a multi-cultural upbringing and growing up in India during childhood, Ryan has traveled to over 35 countries and brings a strategic vision, planning, and network to numerous enterprises he has started. Coming from a consulting and private equity background on the client development and relational capital side, Ryan has run several regional and global headquarters with reach into over 100 countries. As a co-founder of Telemachus Global, he looks to continue to expand his futuristic vision and expertise to touch all 7 continents. Ryan studied at the University of North Texas and Southern Methodist University. Ryan is married and resides in Dallas, Texas, USA.

John Kneisel chief financial officer at procur global in charge of finances at the global procurement firm

John Kneisel
Chief Financial Officer

John Kneisel brings more than three decades of business management experience to Procur. In 2009 he established a consulting firm to provide quality professional financial management for small to medium entrepreneurial concerns. He has served as CFO/Controller for several companies, including a software development and professional services company that delivers high-tech solutions and services to the US Military and other agencies, middle-market manufacturing entities, and the financial liaison between owners and their accounting departments. He focuses on business process, financial and operation efficiency.

As Regional Controller for a Fortune 500, company, he provided financial support to operational management while managing the monthly and quarterly close of four business units. He created a regional accounts payable department, and coordinated the consolidation of several subsidiaries into a regional accounting center. Kneisel also served as a general business consultant to his clients, assisting in the implementation of operational controls. His experience has benefited clients from several industries, including medium to high-technology manufacturing and distribution companies, software developers, professional service providers, automotive agencies, financial institutions and finance companies.

Kneisel graduated from California State University, Northridge with a B.S. in Business Administration. He was the founding President of a professional business fraternity and has served on the Boards of Directors of several non-profit.

Tim C. Bruinsma

Tim Bruinsma is a corporate and transactional attorney with extensive experience in international transactions. Tim has been a partner in the Los Angeles office since 1990. He has a broad legal practice that emphasizes corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and project finance matters. His practice also includes real estate, licensing, distributorships, and other commercial transactions, particularly in an international context.

Tim has special knowledge and experience in cross-border transactions, particularly in developing countries. He has represented numerous clients in Russian trade matters, including Fortune 500 companies. Additionally, he has handled transactions in the European Union, Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, the Middle East, Canada, China, and other parts of Asia, and South and Central America.

Robert S. Rein

Robert Rein obtained his B.A. cum laude in economics in 1966 from Brandeis University. He attended Harvard Law School and received his J.D. cum laude in 1969. Following his graduation, he practiced law briefly with the law firm of Kaplan, Livingston, Goodwin, Berkowitz & Selvin in Beverly Hills and then returned to his home state of New Jersey for a clerkship with Judge Milton Conford, the senior judge of the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division.

During his last two years at Harvard Law School, Robert was involved in several special programs that were available in Massachusetts which allowed him to try cases as both a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau and as an Assistant District Attorney. These programs enabled him to obtain an unusual amount of both civil and criminal litigation experience prior to his graduation.

In 1970, Robert returned to Los Angeles and became an associate with the law firm of McKenna and Fitting. He remained with this firm until 1974 when he joined several attorneys to become a partner in a predecessor of the current firm of Rein & Associates.

Robert’s practice involves all areas of transactional work, including a vast array of business, corporate and real estate matters, tax issues, and estate planning. He has lectured on estate planning matters and counseled homeowners’ associations.

He has been involved in all types of business transactions, from acquisitions and sales, reorganizations and financings, to a vast array of corporate and tax planning. Because of his extensive business experience, his clients often contact him at the business planning level just to obtain a “second opinion” or to discuss business strategy. He is known as a problem solver who looks for creative solutions to resolve disputes without the necessity of litigation. His clients include all levels of the business community, from banks and savings and loan associations to smaller manufacturing and service businesses. He has represented many companies in the computer software field and has also been involved in complex real estate projects and environmental matters.


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