Exciting Changes in the Purchasing Department

Great things have been happening in your Contracts and Purchasing Services Department.  I am very pleased to announce the following promotions and a new hire of individuals to continue to serve and support you.

a.    Charity Simpson: promoted to Purchasing Manager position
–      Charity has been with the College for three and one-half years, serving in the Buyer position, with 4 years of private purchasing experience.
–      Commodities: Ionwave E-Bidding Software, IT, Science and Special Projects

b.    Angela Klaus: promoted to Construction Buyer position
–         Angela has been with the College for eight and one-half years starting at the Central campus in the President’s and Vice President’s offices before coming to Contracts and Purchasing Services department as a Buyer for the past three years.
–         Commodities: Bond FF&E, Construction, Construction Professional Services, Furniture

c.     Patsy Laredo: promoted to Buyer position
–         Patsy has worked at the College for four and one-half years and served in the capacity of Sr. Administrative Assistant in the Contracts and Purchasing department.
–         Commodities: Advertising/Marketing, Copiers, Fees, Fire Protection, Forms, Office Supplies, Photography, Printing, Promotional Items, Rental/Lease, Safety, Shipping, Travel

d.    Gwen Henderson (new hire): Buyer position
–         Gwen is new to the College but brings with her 18+ plus years of experience in higher education.
–         Commodities: Arts: Athletics, Bookstore, Clothing, Foods, Human Services, Kitchen, Library, Medical, Moving, Other, Real Estate, Records Management, Technical Education, Temporary Staffing, Utilities

These individuals bring an array of experience to their new roles and we are excited about the growth taking place within our department. Please be patient with us during this transition, as we are training to be sure we continue to serve your purchasing needs in the best way possible.

When you get an opportunity, please join me in congratulating Charity, Angela, Patsy and Gwen on their new roles.