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Charlie Zignego

Charlie Zignego

Senior Financial Analyst

Intel Corporation

Charlie is a Senior Financial Analyst and has been with Intel Corporation for 3 years. He currently works to secure internal capital funding for over $600M of large factory construction rebuilds on the Chandler, AZ campus. Charlie leads a team of analysts who manage the construction budgets for multiple projects, drives cost control processes and improvements and handles capital asset depreciation.

Previously, Charlie worked in Intel’s Supply Chain as a Commodity Manager and owned all supplier contracts for Intel’s Oregon Tool Install construction program. He was responsible for supplier relations, rate negotiations, new contract development and driving cost reduction initiatives for over 25 suppliers and over $350M annual spends. 

Charlie received his MBA from UW-Madison in 2019 specializing in Supply Chain Management and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering also from UW-Madison in 2013. In his free time, Charlie loves to travel across the country spending time with friends, and in the Fall you can find him making the drive up from Chicago to cheer on the Badgers at Camp Randall.