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Staff By Area

A number of service areas operate under the Procurement and Supplier Diversity Services umbrella. Staff members are listed on this page under their primary service areas. An alphabetical listing of staff members is also available.

Director

(434) 924-4019 Eric Denby -- Director of Procurement and Supplier Diversity Services

Responsible for overall operation of Procurement Services
Manages major service contracts and acquisitions, consulting services, special financial services.

(434) 924-0859 Nancy Noblette -- Administrative Assistant

Provides support to the Directors

Supplier Diversity

(434) 924-7174 Les Haughton -- Director, Supplier Diversity

Responsible for ensuring that small, women-owned, and minority-owned firms have fair access to the University's business.

(434) 243-2373 Lorie Jean Strother -- SWAM Contract Administrator

Assists Facilities Management with vendor sourcing and community outreach.

(434) 924-0688 Jack King -- Supplier Diversity Business Operations Manager

Purchasing

(434) 924-4214 John McHugh -- Assistant Director

Manages purchasing operations and ensures that acquisitions of goods and services are conducted in a timely manner within University policy and procedure and the Code of Virginia.

Central Purchasing

(434) 924-3173 Shannon Wampler -- Procurement Analyst

Conducts spend analysis and makes strategic sourcing recommendations. Performs contract evaluation and compliance, price analysis and comparison.

(434) 982-3092 Frank Fountain -- Buyer Specialist

Lab equipment and supplies
Office equipment
Scanners, copiers, fax machines, & computer supplies
Uniforms and clothing

(434) 924-4217 Steve Heldreth -- Major Procurements Manager

Major service contracts and acquisitions
Research laboratory apparatus
Computer equipment and services
Hazardous waste disposal.

(434) 924-4219 Kevin Crabtree -- Senior Buyer

Food and catering
Entertainment
Hotel, convention and conference services
Uniforms and clothing
Transportation services

(434) 924-3507 Charles Kidd -- Procurement Specialist

Contract and small dollar order processing
Relocation and employee moves

(434) 924-4216 Lori Ponton -- Senior Buyer

Major furniture installations
Interior design assistance
Carpeting and fabrics
Window treatments
Mattresses
Artwork, arts and crafts
Case work

(434) 924-8918 Michael Warlick -- Senior Buyer

Audio-Visual Equipment
Security equipment and services
Cellular phones and service
Computer equipment, supplies and services
Computer peripherals
Maintenance agreements and software licenses for research and computer equipment

(434) 982-2636 Kristin Floyd -- Procurement Specialist

Travel, Hotels, Catering, Entertainment, Conference services and Hospitality

Facilities Purchasing

Facilities Purchasing is responsible for procurement of all goods and services in support of Facilities Management, other than Construction and Planning. For all other procurements, please see Central Purchasing above.

(434) 982-2563 John Gerding -- Procurement Manager

(434) 982-6524 Mavis Dickerson -- Program Support Technician

(434) 243-5192 Jessie McGann -- Program Support Technician

(434) 982-5076 Diane Morse -- Buyer Specialist

(434) 982-5879 Frank Messina -- Buyer Specialist

(434) 982-5077 Heather Hite -- Buyer Specialist

Accounts Payable

(434) 924-4353 Terry Butler -- Assistant Director

Manages Accounts Payable operations
Ensures the sound financial management of all non-payroll expenditures.

Invoice Processing

The primary purpose of the Accounts Payable Specialists is to enter invoices from vendors and review department documentation. Types of payments processed by Accounts Payable include payment vouchers, vendor invoices, travel reimbursements, and petty cash reimbursements.

(434) 924-4239 Tina Brice -- AP Specialist

(434) 924-6340 Paula Chapman -- AP Specialist

(434) 924-4359 Cheryl Pleasants -- AP Specialist

Payment/Vendor File/1099 Processing

Maintains vendor file, manages 1099 reporting and IRS compliance for vendors, handles wire transfers, special checks, and stop payments.

(434) 924-4747 Linda Mayo -- Accounts Payable Supervisor

(434) 924-6341 Lisa Atkins -- Accounts Payable and Payment Specialist

(434) 982-2350 Shelly Winston -- Accounts Payable and Payment Specialist

Travel & Petty Cash Processing

Review of travel reimbursements and Petty Cash documentation.

(434) 924-4239 Tina Brice -- AP Specialist

(434) 924-4359 Cheryl Pleasants -- AP Specialist

Customer Services

(434) 924-7684 Joyce Dunn -- Vendor Assistance/Customer Service Representative

Provides answers to questions regarding the status of procurements and procedures.
Works with Accounts Payable team and suppliers on problem resolution.

(434) 924-4212 Laura Burns -- Assistant Purchasing Card Administrator, Receptionist

Administers University Purchasing Card Program
Directs phone calls and distributes mail

Purchasing Card Administration

(434) 924-4212 Laura Burns -- Assistant Purchasing Card Administrator, Receptionist

Administers University Purchasing Card Program
Directs phone calls and distributes mail

(434) 924-4233 Dolores Hildebrand -- Assistant Director

Administers University Purchasing Card Program
Manages Customer Training Programs
Department Fiscal Adminstrator

(434) 924-3147 Carrie McGowan -- Purchasing Card Administrator

Administers University Purchasing Card Program

Internal Support

Business Operation

(434) 924-4233 Dolores Hildebrand -- Assistant Director

Administers University Purchasing Card Program
Manages Customer Training Programs
Department Fiscal Adminstrator

(434) 924-4229 Connie Alexander -- Office Manager

Supervises invoice distribution and document filing

Information Technology

Note: This is not a purchasing group -- it provides internal support to Procurement Services only. No one in this group purchases software, hardware or IT services for UVA. To contact an IT buyer, see the Purchasing Staff on this page.

(434) 982-2006 Meredith Dixon -- Assistant Director

(E-Procurement Manager , eVA Administrator)
Manages IT operations and application development

(434) 924-4059 Linda Estepp -- Server/Desktop Administrator

Server security and operation
Desktop support for PSDS staff

(434) 243-8730 Jay Gallimore -- Web Application Developer

Designs and develops web/database applications
Maintains PSDS website