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Mary Kathyrn Williams

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Mary Kathryn Williams serves as Chief Procurement Officer. In this role, Mary Kathryn oversees the Department’s procurement of technical and professional services and commodities, including ensuring vendors comply with contract requirements. She previously served as the Chief Counsel of State Procurement for the Department of Finance and Administration. She is a graduate of Colgate University and the University of Arkansas School of Law. She is born and raised in Little Rock and has two brothers. She attended a boarding school in Vicksburg, Mississippi, for junior and senior high school.

Mary Kathryn WilliamsChief Procurement Officer501-320-6365
Steven ParkinsonDeputy Chief Procurement Officer501-396-6452
Jeffrey PardikesProcurement Administrator501-320-6067
Ray StaffordManager, Commodity Purchasing, Leases, and Vendor Maintenance501-682-6562
Jeffrey GriffinManager, Contract Development501-320-6082
Dan McCluskeyManager, Contract Development501-320-6104
Craig ParsonsFacilities Administrator, Construction, Warehouse, Fleet, Mailroom, and Printshop501-682-6551

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