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40 Leaders Under Forty

As corporate supply chain contract administrator, Anupama Uddavolu manages, negotiates and administers contracts for products, services and capital equipment at facilities owned or affiliated with OSF HealthCare. She monitors contract compliance and performance metrics, advising the leadership team on achieving best-in-class quality, cost and delivery through competitive benchmarking and market research and analytics. She is also a licensed defense attorney in the states of New York and New Jersey.

Upon moving to Peoria in 2013, Uddavolu immediately got involved in the community as a pro bono attorney for Prairie State Legal Services, advising small business owners and helping clients resolve family disputes. She has served on the Passage to India culinary team for the last five years, cooking gourmet meals for over 1,000 guests each year to raise funds for Easterseals Central Illinois. She has also volunteered in the Guest Chef Program at Peoria’s Ronald McDonald House and serves on the executive team for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign, securing sponsorships and working to inspire and educate Peoria women on improving their health and diet.

As a member of the Asian Indian Community Collaboration of Peoria (AICCP), Uddavolu led a team of youth to create online grocery purchase tutorials for seniors during the COVID-19 shutdown. She is currently leading AICCP’s teen program to create social impact in the community through intergenerational bonding and learning. She also leads SAT workshops at the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service on behalf of Illinois Math Academy, helping to prepare underserved high school students for higher education.

In 2018 Uddavolu co-organized an indoor cricket tournament that raised funds for Easterseals. She was vice captain of the Miracle Makers team who won the Cricket Association of Peoria Women’s Premier League in 2018, a fundraising event for the Central Illinois Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. PM