Georgia

Lisa EasonDeputy Commissioner (404) 656-0934Fax (770) 334-4903Procurement Contracting
State Purchasing Division 200 Piedmont Ave Ste 1302 West Tower,
Atlanta, Georgia,
30334, United States

Vendor Guide or Registration Website:

Does state charge a vendor registration fee?

  • No

Vendors must define commodities by using:

  • NIGP Commodity Code

Centralized procurement office handles:

  • Non-Technology Goods
  • Non-Technology Services
  • Technology Goods (Shared authority)
  • Higher Education

Targeted business programs/preference policies affecting procurement:

  • In-state bidder preference
  • Tie-bid preference for in-state bidders
  • Reciprocal preference
  • Small business enterprise
  • Correctional industries
  • Preference for products grown or produced in the state

State entities/agencies which are exempt by law from purchasing through the purchasing office and are authorized to buy most of their requirements:

  • Judicial Branch/Courts
  • Legislative Branch
  • Other: Universities and DOT can procure their own construction. All other purchases are under DOAS authority
Director Biography

In August 2015, Lisa became the Deputy Commissioner of the State Purchasing Division at the Georgia Department of Administrative Services. In this role, she is responsible for the administration of the State’s purchasing and travel card programs, the strategic sourcing division and the agency sourcing division. She also manages the process improvement and professional development division which administers the states purchasing training program, audits related to the purchasing process, as well as the development and oversight of Georgia’s procurement policies and procedures.

Lisa began her professional career with the State of Georgia as an intern with the Georgia Department of Audits in January 1995. She also worked as an accounting manager in the Georgia Insurance Commissioner’s Office before being hired in 1999 by the Department of Technical and Adult Education, which later became the Technical College System of Georgia. During her tenure with the Georgia Technical College System, she was promoted to the position of Assistant Commissioner of Administration. In this capacity, Lisa provided assistance and guidance in all areas related to the administration of fiscal affairs, purchasing, human resources and information technology for Georgia’s 25 technical colleges, the Office of Adult Education, and Quick Start (the System’s workforce training program).

Lisa graduated from the University of West Georgia in August 1996 with a BBA in Accounting and in July 2015 with a Master in Business Administration. She also graduated from the TCSG Leadership Academy in October 2008 and the Governor’s Executive Leadership Program in June 2010. She also currently serves on the Alumni Board of Directors at the University of West Georgia.

Tenure, August, 2015
Senior Staff

Josh Borden
Operations Manager
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Jan Pytelewski
Deputy State Purchasing Officer
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Gerald Schaefer
Director, Audits
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Mary Chapman
Director, Policy and Training & Outreach
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