Welcome to General Services

The Tennessee Department of General Services is responsible for providing goods and services to the State government of Tennessee. Its primary customers are other State departments and agencies. It also serves vendors wishing to do business with the State, and citizens and organizations interested in purchasing surplus State and federal property.

The Department’s services include centralized procurement for State departments; management of the State’s real estate assets; motor vehicle and equipment management; printing, media, and photographic services; postal services; warehousing and distribution; State employee parking, badging, and shuttle services; and assistance to small businesses and businesses owned by minorities, women, and veterans.

For public records requests to the Department of General Services, please complete the following digital form and your request will be processed in a timely manner. For questions about a specific request, contact Michelle Brinson at michelle.brinson@tn.gov.


Executive Staff Member                                Assistant                                        Phone

Christi Branscom                                                                            Hailey Weatherford                                    (615)-741-9263

Thomas Chester                                                                              Kim Colvard                                                 (615)-741-9495
Deputy Commissioner, Chief of Staff

John M. Hull                                                                                      Keva Phipps                                                 (615)-741-2226
Deputy Commissioner, STREAM         

Mike Perry                                                                                        Robin Upchurch                                          (615)-532-7279
Chief Procurement Officer       

Christy Allen                                                                                                                                                             (615)-741-5922
General Counsel


Michelle Sanders Brinson                                                              Lauren Sweeney                                       (615)-532-2527
Director of Communications

Tammy Golden                                                                                                                                                        (615)-741-4198
Assistant Commissioner, Document Solutions

Michael Winston                                                                                                                                                      (615)-532-7272
Director, Office of Financial Management

Bob Williams                                                                                                                                                             (615)-253-4866
Assistant Commissioner,
Vehicles and Asset Management

Debi Moss                                                                                                                                                                 (615)-741-0068
Director of Internal Audit

Melissa Thomas                                                                                                                                                      (615)-741-1037
HR Business Partner

Bucky Rosenbaum                                                                                                                                                  (615)-741-0492
HR Talent Management Partner

Julie Hannah                                                                                                                                                             (615)-532-4380
Chief Strategy Officer

A full organizational chart for the Department of General Services can be downloaded here.

General Services Mission & Vision

Mission: Serving as a trusted partner to deliver mission-focused general services to support state government

Vision: To create a culture of excellence that produces consistent strategic and innovative support solutions for state government
Our Core Values