Joyce Crooke is a top performing, professional contracts specialist providing a variety of functional and legal support to high tech companies in both the sales and purchasing arenas. Joyce has in-depth and comprehensive background knowledge, spanning several decades, in negotiation of worldwide purchasing, sales, alliances, and federal, state and local government contracts. Joyce’s extensive experience includes drafting RFPs for internal business purchases and responding to RFPs in support of revenue sales. Joyce has worked for such industry giants as Intel Corp., Hewlett Packard, Lockheed Martin, and several smaller, technology innovators such as Mercury Interactive Corp. and ArcSight, Inc.
Joyce graduated from National University, a non-profit, private university, located in Cupertino, CA, graduating Magna Cum Laude, with a BS in Business.
Joyce lives close to the hills in a small community in San Jose, CA, where she is able to have wildlife visit her garden, watch cows range the hills and occasionally glimpse a jack rabbit or coyote lope down the street. Joyce is also an avid reader, loves old movies and good friends. Joyce lives with her three adopted strays: Luly Belle, Soshi and Peabody.
Joyce is concerned with the environment, and supports responsible efforts to make it cleaner and safer for now and the generations to come. Recently Joyce converted her landscape to drought tolerant plants and native grasses to conserve our precious supply of water. Joyce is also a wildlife enthusiast, and she belongs to the ASPCA, World Wildlife Society, the Audubon Society and others in the local area.