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Purchasing Office

The Purchasing Office is responsible for managing the procurement of goods and services for all City of Austin operations. The Office is a division under the City’s Financial Services Department.


How the City Buys Goods/Services

The City of Austin makes purchases on the open market, by informal or formal requests, or utilizing cooperative contracts.

The City makes purchases based on dollar ranges:

  • $0 - $3,000

Purchases made based on a single quote and may be authorized and/or paid using a purchasing order or purchasing card.

  • $3,000.01 - $50,000

Purchases made based on an informal request with a minimum of three quotes, with attempts made to obtain at least two quotes from a certified Women or Minority Owned Business

  • $50,000.01 and above

Purchases made based on a formal solicitation and may require approval by the City Council


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Doing Business with the City

How to do Business with the City


To become a vendor for the City, go to Austin Finance Online and register. Registering requires providing information such as Legal Name and Tax ID.

Vendor Connection provides a public clearinghouse of detailed information about current business opportunities with the City of Austin.

On Austin Finance Online:

  • Create a subscriber account.
  • Subscribe to solicitation notifications.
  • Download solicitation documents.
  • Review public solicitation openings. Results of public solicitation openings are posted online.
  • Registered vendors can manage their accounts and view reports of business activity with the City.
Purchasing Staff Directory

Purchasing Office Staff Directory

Andrade, Maria Procurement Specialist II
512-972-9424
Atwood, Annie Procurement Specialist II
512-974-2670
Balderas, Julia IT Support Analyst 512-974-2804
Barriffe, Paula Procurement Specialist III
512-322-6118
Barrios, Joe Contract Management Specialist III
512-322-6208
Berdoll, Mark Contract Management Specialist III
512-974-2055
Besser, John Procurement Specialist III
512-974-2261
Boukhonine, Serguei IT Business Systems Analyst Senior
512-974-2541
Brandt, Sandy Procurement Manager 512-322-6594
Brown, DeJuan Procurement Specialist III
512-322-6472
Chapa, Betty Contract Management Specialist I
512-974-2556
Colon, Perla Procurement Specialist I
512-322-6550
Crayton, RêvéIT Supervisor 512-974-1727
Dellemonache, Daniel Procurement Specialist IV
512-974-2981
Dombeck, Tim Business Process Specialist 512-974-2930
Drayton, Alfonso Procurement Specialist III 512-974-2298
Duree, Matt Procurement Manager 512-974-6346
D'Vincent, Erin Procurement Supervisor
512-974-3070
Eckstein, Brian IT Business Systems Analyst 512-974-2919
Ellis, Cyrenthia Procurement Manager 512-974-1709
Everett, (Mars) Robert IT Support Analyst 512-974-2002
Finn, Julia Procurement Specialist III 512-322-6060
Folco, Elisa Procurement Specialist IV
512-974-1421
Garcia, Ahide Procurement Specialist I 512-322-6038
Garcia, Bettina Purchasing Agenda Coordinator 512-974-2014
Gault, Jerry IT Business Systems Analyst Sr 512-974-2215
Goodin-Brown, Linell Procurement Supervisor
512-974-2830
Graham, Bridget Records Analyst 512-974-6580
Greenwood, Katie Administrative Specialist 512-974-3085
Gregory, Shad IT Application Consultant 512-974-3544
Gutierrez, Jo Procurement Specialist III
512-974-2827
Harden, Melita Procurement Specialist III
512-322-6149
Hardy, Brett Procurement Specialist IV 512-974-3349
Hernandez, Martha Contract Management Specialist IV
512-974-2020
Hernandez, Samuel Contract Management Supervisor II 512-974-3742
Hilbun, John Contract Management Specialist IV 512-974-1054
Howard, Jim Procurement Specialist IV 512-974-2031
Jackson, Cathy Business Process Specialist 512-974-2995
Johnson, Darralyn Procurement Specialist II 512-505-7293
Lock, Liz Procurement Specialist IV
512-322-6251
Lomas, Connie Procurement Card Administrator
512-974-2637
Mammadova, Leyla Procurement Specialist III 512-974-2938
McIntosh, Diana Procurement Specialist II
512-974-2043
Miller, Yolanda Deputy Procurement Officer 512-974-2033 (PUR)
512-322-6171 (AE)
Moore, Marian Procurement Specialist IV
512-974-2062
Moy, Justin IT Support Analyst Senior
512-974-2043
Neal, Jane Procurement Specialist II
512-974-3398
Nicholson, Terry Procurement Supervisor 512-322-6586
Ontiveros, Bianca Procurement Specialist III
512-974-2939
Paksangkanay, Suthee Procurment Specialist I
512-974-29536
Orton, Allison Business Process Consultant Senior
512-974-2906
Ramirez, Julia Administrative Specialist
512-974-2221
Ramos, Sarah Procurement Specialist II 512-974-2554
Reyes, Cindy Contract Management Specialist III
512-974-2822
Rodriguez, Bernada (Bernie) Procurment Specialist III
512-974-9382
Rodriquez, Claudia Procurement Specialist IV
512-974-2959
Scarboro, James Purchasing Officer
512-974-2050
Stenton, Steve Financial Manager II
512-974-2082
Stewart, Bridney Procurement Specialist II
512-974-3128
Stucker, Wendy IT Support Analyst 512-974-1783
Trevino, Kristin Business Process Specialist
512-974-3139
Trimble, Paul Procurement Specialist II
512-974-1714
Tyler, Bartley Procurement Specialist II
512-974-2023
Valdez, Osiris Procurement Specialist II 512-974-2965
Walsh, Mark Contract Management
512-974-1891
Wilkison, Brenita Procurement Specialist III 512-974-3164
Willett, Shawn Deputy Procurement Officer
512-974-2021
Wirtanen, Sandy Procurement Specialist IV
512-974-7711
Xoomsai-Purcell, Sai Procurement Supervisor 512-505-7601
Zachary, Cedric Procurement Specialist II
512-322-6215
Zambrano, Mike Contract Management Specialist III
512-974-3130
Zilkha, Gil Procurement Specialist IV
512-974-2696
Capital Contracting Office

Our vision is to be a valuable Business Partner Capital Project delivery.

Our mission is to procure and manage contracts supporting capital project delivery resulting in an improved quality of life for all.

     •  Improve the quality of life for Austin residents through timely completion of CIP contracts.

     •  Create an environment where people feel connected, empowered, and committed to excellence.

     •  Promote competition for CIP contracts.

     •  Ensure workers on city construction contracts are being paid minimum and prevailing wage.

     •  Provide additional training opportunities for skilled and semi-skilled construction workers in the Austin area.


Learn more about the Capital Contracting Office here.