NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement

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We are a team: Together we make NIGP the best it can be.

We are a group of friendly, talented people who pull together to openly help and support one another with our time, our knowledge, our expertise, and our experiences. We are connected, and we are committed heart and mind. We are NIGP. Not he. Not she. Not me. We.



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2411 Dulles Corner Park, Suite 350
Herndon, VA 20171


Customer Care Team
Phone: 800-367-6447
Fax: 703-736-9644

Meet the NIGP Staff


Rick Grimm, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, FCIPS Chief Executive Officer
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Fred Kuhn Chief Growth Officer
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Todd Slater, PhD Chief Content Officer
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Chanda Taylor Carpenter Director, Content Research & Development
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Diane Daly Director of Certification Programs
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Carrie Rawn, CMP, CEM, DES Director, Events & Program Delivery
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Belinda Sites, CMP, CAE Director, Community Engagement
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Fareshta Touhami Director of Marketing
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Tony Yu Director of IT
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Berhanu Beyene Database Specialist
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Marlena Bludzien, DES Events & Programs Specialist
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Logan Boutcher Certification Coordinator
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Mauricio Butron Member Care Representative
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Justin Dearing Content Delivery Administrator
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Tu Dent Bookkeeper
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Sabrina Fedorowich Human Resources Manager & Office Administration
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Lisa Frank Content Program Manager
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Pasquale Iacovone Content and Publications Project Manager
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Ron King, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, VCM, VCO Content Developer
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Helen Leonard Governance Manager
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Ronni Levine Web Content Manager
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Libby Lewallen Business Intelligence Analyst
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TBD Events & Programs Manager
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Kaitlyn Mankin Customer Care Coordinator
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Catherine Patin Marketing Communications Manager
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Jennifer Steffan Chapter Relations Manager
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Karen Robinson Events & Programs Administrator
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Ryan Swink Business Development Manager
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Charles Taylor Instructional Designer
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Katherine Torres Controller
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