Division Chief, Procurement , Office of Procurement, Montgomery County, Maryland

Pam Jones has been with the Montgomery County, Maryland, Office of Procurement for more than 20 years. The Office of Procurement is responsible for procuring goods, services and construction for the County. As a Division Chief, she manages a Division consisting of two sections, which includes Procurement Operations and Procurement Services. Ms. Jones holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Maryland. She also holds designations of (1) Certified Public Manager (CPM) through George Washington University in partnership with the Council of Government, (2) Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) and (3) Certified Professional Purchasing Officer (CPPO) by the Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council, a member of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing. She is also an active member of the Maryland Public Purchasing Association, Inc. In 2015, Montgomery County Maryland was awarded the prestigious Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award (AEP) from the National Procurement Institute (NPI).