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Purchasing - Main Office
Wellington Webb Municipal Building
201 West Colfax Avenue, Department 304, 11th Floor
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.

DEN= Denver International Airport


Additional Contact Information

John Utterback
Purchasing Director
(720) 913-8121

Lance Jay
Deputy Director
(720) 913-8119

Cecilia Rivas Schuermann
Business Development Coordinator 
(720) 913-8120 
(303) 241-6117 (cell)

Small/Women/Minority Business Liaison

Tenlee Shoffstall
Buyer Supervisor
(303) 342-2644 DEN Office
(720) 913-8111

Buyer For: Portable Toilets

Michael Romero

Buyer Supervisor 
(720) 913-8122

Kenton Janzen

Senior Buyer

(303) 342-2183 DEN Office
(303) 342-2171 DEN Fax
(720) 913-8117

Buyer For: Auctioneering services, Denver International Airport (DEN) related procurements, fuel, gates and fencing, general commodities for airport related procurements, janitorial services, moving services, paint products, petroleum products, snow removal, towing services (citywide), towing services (DEN), vehicles

Jeff Wylde, CPPB

Senior Buyer
(720) 913-8157

Buyer For: Electrical parts and supplies, electronic recycling services, computer and server maintenance, industrial supplies, office supplies, printing, recycling electronics, security guard services, wireless services

Brenda Hannu

Senior Buyer
(720) 913-8118

Buyer For: Arts & Venues related procurements, citywide trash services, copiers, emergency management procurements, fertilizer, fire equipment, janitorial products, parks and recreation procurements, recycling solid waste, trash services (DEN), trees, vehicles

Ruth Bruski, CPPB 

Senior Buyer
(720) 913-8153

Buyer For: Building trades, concrete, concrete repair, elevator and escalator maintenance, emergency services, general commodities for wastewater related procurements, HVAC, pest control, plumbing services, public works related procurements, metal recycling

John (JD) Allred

Senior Buyer
(720) 913-8155

Buyer For: Clothing, election related procurements, food, police and fire services and supplies, police and fire uniforms, snack and beverage vending, technology procurements, uniform procurements (including uniform rental)

Janell E. Schafer  

Senior Buyer
(720) 913-8109

Buyer For: Ammunition, clothing, environmentally friendly procurements, facilities management related procurements, fire equipment, hazmat related products, hazmat removal, police and fire services and supplies, police equipment, promotional items, safety supplies, signage

Andrew M. Miskell

Senior Buyer
(720) 913-8159

Buyer For: Asphalt, general commodities for wastewater related procurements, lifts and pumps, public works related procurements, sewer equipment parts, technology procurements, tires, truck engines, vehicles

Paige Cheney  

Associate Buyer
(720) 913-8156


AJ Cannady

Staff Buyer
(720) 913-8114

Buyer For: Athletic and aquatic equipment, general commodities for parks and recreation related procurements, clothing, fire equipment, fire extinguishers, gates and fencing, golf, snow removal (DEN)

Joseph Furman 

Staff Buyer
(720) 913-8110

Buyer For: Advertising services, arts & venues related procurements, citywide rental equipment, election related procurements, laboratory and medical supplies, police armor, signage, snow equipment parts, technology procurements

Scott Harris

Staff Buyer
(720) 913-8154

Buyer For: Automotive parts and supplies, general commodities for vehicles, general commodities for wastewater related procurements, heavy equipment and parts, laboratory gases, public works related procurements, truck engines and parts

Maggie Baker

Staff Buyer
(720) 913-8151



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