Contact Us

Purchasing Main Office
Wellington Webb Municipal Building
201 West Colfax Avenue, Department 304
Denver, CO 80202

Main Office Phone: (720) 913-8100
Accounts Payable: (720) 913-8811
Fax: (720) 913-8101

You may visit our offices from 8:00 AM through 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, holidays excluded. Appointments are required if you need to meet with a buyer.

Additional Contact Information

John Utterback

Director of Purchasing

(720) 913-8121

James Whiteman

Purchasing Manager

(720) 913-8119

Oversight of Daily Operations; Special Projects, Leasing and Emergency Preparedness.

Small/Disadvantaged Business Coordinator

Tenlee Shoffstall

Buyer Supervisor

(720) 913-8111

Buyer For: City Trash Services, and Request for Proposals for Services.

Green Products Coordinator

Roger Celius CPM, CPIM

Buyer Supervisor

(720) 913-8116

Buyer For: Building Trades    

Kenton Janzen

Senior Buyer

(303) 342-2183 DIA office

(720) 913-8117

Fax (303) 342-2171 DIA

Buyer For: Concrete Repair, Denver International Airport Related Procurements, Emergency Services, Facilities Management related procurements, Gates and Fencing, Janitorial Services, Paint Products, Plumbing Components, Snow Removal


Michael Romero

Senior Buyer

(720) 913-8122

Buyer For: Auctioneering Services, Automotive Parts and Supplies, Heavy Equipment and Parts, Security Guard Services, Sewer Equipment Parts, Snow Equipment Parts, Truck Engine, Vehicles

Small Business Liaison                


Jessica Skibo

Senior Buyer

(720) 913-8110

Buyer For: Clothing, Hazmat Related Products and Emergency Management Procurements, Police & Fire Equipment, Police & Fire Services & Supplies, Police & Fire Uniforms, Textiles, Uniform Procurements (including uniform rental)


Melissa Bordwine

Senior Buyer

(720) 913-8114

Buyer For: Athletic and Aquatic Equipment and general commodities for Parks and Recreational related procurements, Environmentally Friendly Procurements, Janitorial Products, Parks and Recreation Procurements, Printing, Signage, Trees, Wireless Services


Joe Saporito

Senior Buyer

(720) 913-8118

Buyer For: Copiers, Electrical Parts and Supplies, Electronic Recycling Services and Computer/Server Maintenance, Elevator and Escalator Maintenance, Industrial Supplies, Office Supplies, Recycling Electronics, Technology Procurements, Toner Cartridges

John Davies, CPPB

Associate Buyer

(720) 913-8151

Buyer For: Election related procurements, general commodities for Technology procurements, Portable Toilets, Technology Procurements


Curtis Subia, CPPB

Associate Buyer

(720) 913-8152

Buyer For: Arts & Venues related procurements, Asphalt, Automotive Parts and Supplies, Concrete, Denver International Airport Related Procurements, Fuel, general commodities for Vehicles, Petroleum Products, Public Works related procurements


Megan DeGrood

Associate Buyer

(720) 913-8157

Buyer For: Clothing for DIA, Denver International Airport Related Procurements, Fire Extinguishers, general commodities for Airport related procurements, general commodities for Wastewater related procurements, Promotional Items, Traffic Signals.


Christopher Vanderbilt

Associate Buyer

(720) 913-8156

Buyer For: Athletic and Aquatic Equipment and general commodities for Parks and Recreational related procurement, Fertilizer, HVAC, Lawn & Turf Equipment and Parts, Parks and Recreation Procurements, Playground Equipment

Matthew Moore

Staff Buyer

(720) 913-8159

Buyer For: General Procurements

John (JD) Allred

Staff Buyer

(720) 913-8155

Buyer For: General Procurements

Chris Delaney

Staff Buyer

(720) 913-8154

Buyer For: General Procurements


Questions or Comments?


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2015 Advance Colorado Procurement Expo Sponsored by the State of Colorado Minority Business Office and the State Purchasing Office.  Event is Monday March 9, 2015 from  9AM - 3PM. Clink HERE for additional information and registration.  

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