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The Procurement Division is responsible for the acquisition of goods and services for the City of Rockville operations. We are dedicated to providing quality customer service, and ensuring integrity and compliance of procurement transactions and operational excellence.

Mission Statement 

The mission of the Procurement Division is to provide support to the City by performing the procurement function and materials management operation in a customer-focused, strategic, ethical and transparent manner while ensuring opportunities to our diverse business community and complying with applicable governing laws and policies.

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111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


To be recognized by our customers and colleagues as leaders in providing customer satisfaction, innovative solutions, value, and efficient processes and by embracing change as a means of continuous improvement for each request.

Core Values 

Our core values will always be our central focus. Regardless of the activity or situation, we are committed to steadfast embodiment of our core values. Our core values are:

  • Integrity
  • Responsibility and Accountability
  • Diligence in Pursuit of Excellence
  • Respect
  • Good Stewards of Tax Payer Dollars


  • Public surplus
  • Minority, female or disabled-owned business outreach
  • Vendor relations

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Rockville Means Business Event

The Procurement Division hosted an event in April 2023 highlighting how vendors can work with city government.

2015 Purchasing Study

Calyptus Consulting Group, Inc. was selected to perform an assessment of procurement at the City of Rockville in July 2015. The purpose of the assessment was to evaluate purchasing processes, procedures, organization, staffing, metrics, compliance, systems, and performance.

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Minority, Female, Disabled or Veteran-Owned Businesses

Rockville’s outreach to the minority, female, disabled or Veteran-owned business community includes a presence at business events; networking with, and gathering information about, MFD-V vendors; and technical assistance meetings with MFD-V business.

Members of the city’s Purchasing Division are available to meet one-on-one with vendors to provide assistance and education in navigating the city’s bidding process. Contact Pat Ryan by email at or call 240-314-8434.

Contact Information

Jessica Lewis, CPPO, CPPB, MBA,
Director of Procurement
Jonathan Pierson, CPSM, C.P.M
Assistant Director of Procurement
Pat Ryan, CPPB
Principal Buyer, MFD-V Program
Thomas Ellison, CPPB
Principal Buyer
Regina Washington
Senior Buyer
Christos Bazekis
Bridget Baker
Administrative Assistant
Warren Scriven
Inventory Services Supervisor
Luis Roman Munet
Inventory Services Clerk
Leon Porter
Inventory Services Clerk