Academic Purchasing
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1320 S. Dixie Highway, Suite 400
Coral Gables, FL 33146
305-284-5751

The primary activities of Purchasing are to execute contracts and assist end users with obtaining goods and services.

Academic Purchasing Contacts

  

Rosalind Bacon 
Assistant Buyer & Receptionist   /   305-284-5751   /   r.bacon@miami.edu

Annette Arriera 
Buyer   /   305-284-3093   /   annette@miami.edu  
Commodities: audio/video equipment, computer software supplies and hardware, consulting services and subcontracts, fees & licenses, photo equipment, supplies & serv., seminars & training (consultants), telecommunication, tickets & decals, vehicle purchase or lease (all campuses) / registrations (all campuses) / vehicle rentals, vehicle repairs

Carlos Fayad 
Buyer   /   305-284-8966  /   cfayad@miami.edu 
Commodity: cellular phones (all campuses), beepers, telephone equipment and answering services

Claudette Alexander  
Buyer   /   305-284-5368   /   calexander@miami.edu  
Commodities: appliances, catering (all campuses), coffee and water, entertainment, events & functions (all campuses), flowers & office plants, furniture (all campuses), mailing lists & labels, mailing services, novelties, office equipment & supplies, promotional items, seminars & training (non-consultants), trophies, plaques & awards, departmental training/meet & greet coordination, minority/small vendors program

Ignacio Calle
Director of Purchasing   /   305-284-8963   /   icalle@miami.edu  
Commodities: advertisement, copiers (purchases/lease), leases (except vehicles), legal services, medical bills contract from gables, postage gables, postal supplies & equipment, RFPs and bids, subcontracts (approval), temporary personnel services, departmental training

Jeaneth Jaramillo
Assistant Buyer   /   305-284-9751   /   j.jaramillo3@miami.edu  
Commodities: audio/video Equipment, computer software supplies and hardware, consulting services and subcontracts, fees & licenses, photo equipment, supplies & serv., seminars & training (consultants), telecommunication, tickets & decals, vehicle purchase or lease (all campuses) / registrations (all campuses) / vehicle rentals, vehicle repairs, credit applications

Julia Vallejo  
Assistant Buyer   /   305-284-8882   /   jvallejo@miami.edu  
Commodities: apparel, art supplies, books, cardiology, drama supplies, dining services, facilities, graduation supplies, hospital supplies and services, learning materials, magazines, office supplies and equipment, parking, public safety, school subscriptions, supplies, typewriter maintenance, uniforms

Kenneth P. Pallais
Senior Buyer   /   305-284-9779   /   k.pallais@miami.edu  
Commodities: advertisement, copiers (purchases/lease), leases (except vehicles), legal services, medical bills contract from gables, postage gables, postal supplies & equipment, RFPs and bids, subcontracts (approval), temporary personnel services, departmental trainings

Nora Armas  
Buyer  /  305-284-5751   /   nca38@miami.edu  
Commodities: advertisement, copiers (purchases/lease), facilities, leases (except vehicles), legal services, medical bills contract from Gables, postage gables, postal supplies & equipment, RFPs and bids, subcontracts (approval), temporary personnel services, departmental trainings

Renee Wendeln   
Assistant Buyer   /   305-284-6021 /   rhw10@miami.edu
Commodities: alarm & security systems, athletic equipment/rehabilitation, cable TV, carpet cleaning, charters land & sea, courier & freight services, electronics, facilities (all campuses), federal express/UPS/freight (all campuses), fire equipment, hardware/lumber supplies, landscaping, memberships & dues, pest control, pool supplies, printing, publications, security guard services, security supplies, shuttle bus services, storage - Iron Mountain, utilities (all campuses), waste removal

Tashina Arota  
Assistant Buyer   /   305-284-8967   /   tarota@miami.edu  
Commodities: appliances, catering (all campuses), coffee and water, entertainment, events & functions (all campuses), flowers & office plants, furniture (all campuses), mailing lists & labels, mailing services, novelties, office equipment & supplies, promotional items, seminars & training (non-consultants), trophies, plaques & awards, opti freight, credit applications