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Mailing Address:

Central Procurement Office
Department of General Services
WRS Tennessee Tower, 3rd Floor
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave., Nashville, Tennessee 37243

General Procurement Information     (615) 741-1035
Fax Number                                              (615) 741-0684

LEADERSHIP                                                                                                                                 

TITLE

NAME

PHONE

Chief Procurement Officer

Mike Perry

(615) 741-3625

Deputy Chief Procurement Officer

Shannon Howell

(615) 741-4274

Executive Administrative Assistant

Robin M Hipes

(615) 532-7279

Special Projects

Claire Harris

(615) 532-9857

Director of Sourcing


Chris Salita

(615) 741-1836

Lead Attorney/Director of Category Management

Paul Krivacka

(615) 741-6916

Deputy Director of Category Management

Trey Norris

(615) 741-7148

Director of P-Card Program

Lorraine Lassourreille

(615) 741-3060

Director of Go-DBE

Shelia Simpson (615) 253-4634

Director of Learning and Development

John Bissell

(615) 741-4302

Director of Systems Management

Lorraine Lassourreille (615) 741-3060

SOURCING

Title/Agency

Name

Phone

Sourcing Specialist Team Lead

Kelly Johns

(615) 741-8852

Sourcing Specialist Team Lead

Daniel Leeson

(615) 253-4009

Sourcing Team Lead

Nicholas Edwards

(615) 741-1075

Sourcing Account Specialist-
​Department of Education

Tamara Byrd

(615) 532-2314

Sourcing Analyst-
Board of Parole
​Commerce and Insurance
Council of Developmental Disabilities
DA General Conference
Department Childrens Services
Post Conviction Defender
​Public Defender's Conference
TennCare
Tennessee Foreign Language Institute
TWRA

Tyler Nowin

(615) 741-0633

Sourcing Account Specialist-
​Finance and Administration
Military

Sharon Pope

(615) 741-9588

Sourcing Analyst-
Advisory Commision on Intergov Relations
Court Systems, Administrative Office
​Department of General Services-DGS
Legislative and Fiscal Review
Secretary of State
​State Building Commission
Tennessee Higher Education Commission-THEC

Doug Whitcomb

(615) 253-5613

Sourcing Analyst-
DHS
Executive Department
Treasury

Michael Leitzke

(615) 741-5666

Sourcing Analyst
Agriculture
Alcoholic Beverage Commission
Commission of Aging and Disability
Commission of Children and Youth
Division of Shared Services Solutions
Economic and Community Development
TBI
TN Arts Commission
TN Corrections Institute
TN Public Utility Commission (Formerly TRA)
TRICOR
Veterans Home Board
Veterans Services 
Mike Bentheimer (615) 532-1922
Sourcing Analyst
Attorney General
COT Bond and Finance
Health Services and Development Agency
Human Rights Commission
Revenue
THDA
TN State Museum
Tourist Development
 
Maria Paredes (629) 888-5894
Sourcing Account Specialist -
DOHR
Financial Institutions
​Mental Health and SAS

Nancy Ternes

(615) 253-4008

Sourcing Account Specialist - STREAM

Nickie Smith

(615) 532-7475

Sourcing Account Specialist - STREAM

Tammy Robbins

(615) 253-7819

Sourcing Account Specialist - TDEC

Shane Gibson

(615) 253-4762

Sourcing Account Specialist - Health

Jennifer.B.Garrison

(615) 532-2440

Sourcing Account Specialist - TDOT

Jennifer Nickoloff

(615) 741-0942

Sourcing Account Specialist -
DIDD
​Labor and Workforce Development
Robert Maurer (615) 741-1281
Sourcing Account Specialist - TDOT Katherine Weaver (615) 741-2173

Sourcing Account Specialist -
Safety & Homeland Security

Charles Key (615) 741-1433

LEGAL TEAM

Title

Name

Phone

Staff Attorney

Kevin Bartels

(615) 253-4784

Staff Attorney

Jenny Young

(615) 253-4808

Staff Attorney

Mark Naftel

(615) 741-1280

Staff Attorney
 
Toni Stuart (615) 253-6984
Risk Manager Randy Dean  (615) 291-5849  
Grant Manager
 
Alex Komisar (615) 532-6871
Legal Assistant
 
Shravan Malaney  (615) 770-6911
Legal Assistant
 
Sherry Whitby (615) 741-3746
CATEGORY TEAMS
SWC Contract Administrators                                                                   CPO.SWC@tn.gov
Title Name Phone
Category Team Lead, Commodities Tony Bybee (615) 532-0723
Category Team Lead, Services Joyanna West (615) 741-1251
Category Team Lead, Technology Josh Gaddy (615) 741-1402
Category Administrative Specialist Eve Whittenburg (615) 253-3000
Category Specialist, Commodities Lindsey Lattner (615) 741-9282
Category Specialist, Commodities
Martita Payne (615) 532-2498
Category Specialist, Commodities Devon Wallace (615) 507-6930
Category Specialist, Commodities Maggie Wilson (615) 741-1170
Category Specialist, Commodities Michael Neely (615) 741-5971
Category Specialist, Services Jessica Starling (615) 532-0352
Category Specialist, Services Kayla Logan 615-741-9496
Category Specialist, Services Lanessa Munson (615) 253-2692
Category Specialist, Services Parker Birt (615) 291-5844
Category Specialist, Services Jordan M. Green (615) 741-9494
Category Specialist, Technology Richard Kotler (615) 253-4723
Category Specialist, Technology Stephanie Zerda (615) 741-2026
Category Specialist, Technology Michael Porter (615)  741-1192

Category Specialist, Technology

Lauren Blevins (615)-253-4657

SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

content.group@tn.gov

(615) 741-3333

Title

Name

Phone

Procurement Program Team Lead

Leonard Chadwick

(615) 741-1119

Procurement Systems Manager

Robert Hamblin

(615) 741-6146

Procurement Systems Analyst

Wesley Biggs

(615) 253-3953

Procurement Systems Analyst

Susan Mersh

(615) 741-1188

Procurement Systems Analyst

Roz Fine

(615) 741-2740


Procurement Systems Analyst
Dane Travelstead (615) 741-6130  

LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT and COMPLIANCE

Learning and Development

(615) 741-6192

Title

Name

Phone

Learning & Development Team Lead

Kim Henry

(615) 741-2562

Learning & Development Administrative Specialist Jantzen  P. Claybaugh (615) 532-7536  

Learning & Development Specialist

Angela White

(615) 741-4833

Learning & Development Specialist

James Grady (615) 253-7817

Procurement Compliance Supervisor

Helen Crowley

(615) 741-3836

Procurement Support Specialist Josh Polk (615) 532-7536  

Procurement Compliance Specialist

Michelle Brady

(615) 741-1328

Procurement Compliance Specialist

David Klein

(615) 741-1832

Procurement Compliance Specialist

Will Harmon

(615) 741-3285

Procurement Compliance Specialist

Shemeles Zergaw

(615) 741-2025

Procurement Compliance Specialist

Laitin Beecham

(615) 291-5794

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF DIVERSITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

Title Name Phone

Division Business Liaison, Agency Contact

Richard Van Norman

(615) 253-4654

Diversity Business Liaison, Capital Projects-

Gwen Sanders

(615) 741-6145

Diversity Business Liason
Sylvia D. Chunn
(615) 532-9013
Diversity Business Liason Edric Hammond (615) 253-4657

PROCUREMENT SUPPORT

bidder.registration@tn.gov

(615) 741-6875

Title

Name

Phone

Procurement Support Assistant-BIds/Bonds

Terry Wilson

​(615) 741-3981

Procurement Support Assistant

Josh Polk

(615) 532-7536

P-CARD PROGRAM

Title

Name

Phone

P-Card Program Team Lead

Sharonette Thomas

(615) 532-9559

P-Card Program Specialist

Philip Heffington
(615) 741-1033
P-Card Program Specialist Ellen Lipinski (615) 741-1174  

P-Card Program Specialist

Liliian Johnson (615) 741-1263