Track 2

Track 2:
State & Metro Maryland Procurement Opportunities

State & Metro Maryland Purchasing Panel
Room 1042   |   Time:  11:00am – 11:45am

Session Description:
Learn effective strategies for increasing your competitiveness when bidding on local government contracting opportunities. Hear from procurement managers about how to position your company to effectively compete for Procurement Opportunities. Panel members will provide insight into upcoming priorities for their jurisdictions and advise on how to help ensure that your bid is among those considered.


  • Grace Denno, Chief, Division of Business Relations and Compliance, Office of Procurement, Montgomery County, Maryland


  • Pam Jones, Division Chief, Montgomery County Procurement
  • Marion Brown-Flamer, Division Manager, Prince George’s Procurement
  • Carla D. Tucker, Minority and Small Business Marketing Manager, Baltimore County Purchasing Division
  • Alison Tavik, Director of Communications, Governor’s Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs (GOSBA)


Montgomery County Agencies Panel
Room 1042   |   Time:  10:00am – 10:45am

Session Description:
This session will offer conference attendees an opportunity to meet the Procurement Directors or Managers of Montgomery County Agencies. These presenters will identify upcoming opportunities and offer the best practices to win contracts with their agencies.


  • DeVance Walker, Jr., Ph.D., Senior Manager, Business Procurement Development, Department of Procurement, Montgomery Maryland


  • Angela McIntosh-Davis, Team Leader – Procurement Unit, Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Tracey Edwards, Program Manager Supplier Diversity Outreach and Development, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
  • Patrick Johnson, Director of Procurement/CPPB, Montgomery College
  • Jessica Blow, Director of Procurement, City of Rockville


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