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: advertisement, consulting services, fees & licensing, lab services, photo equipment/supplies/service, RSMAS orders, seminars & training (consultants), sequencing and gene services, service/maintenance contracts, subscription services, tickets & decals, transcription services, tickets & decals, transcription services, translation services, vehicle purchase/lease/rental, vehicle registration/repairs

Carlos Fayad 
Buyer   /   305-284-8966  /   cfayad@miami.edu 
Commodity: beepers, brinks, cable TV, cell phones, facilities & plant maintenance, facilities design & construction, iron mountain, IT equipment/supplies, pool supplies/services, shred it, signage, telecommunications, telephone answering services, telephone equipment, utilities & waste removal

Claudette Alexander  
Buyer   /   305-284-5368   /   calexander@miami.edu  
Commodities: catering, charters land & sea, coffee services, dry cleaning & laundry, entertainment, events & functions, flowers & office plants, furniture, hotels, lab coats, uniforms & apparel, meet and greet coordination, membership & dues, promotional & novelty items, seminars & training (non-consultants), shuttle bus services, trophies/plaques/awards, water

Gracia Matute Murillo
Assistant Buyer   /   305-284-3104   /   gim20@miami.edu  
Commodities: appliances, consulting agreements, office equipment and supplies, orders follow up, special projects assistance, vehicle registration

Ignacio Calle
Director of Purchasing   /   305-284-8963   /   icalle@miami.edu  
Commodities: UMH orders, legal services, staffing and personnel services

Jaya Bhagchandani  
Buyer   /   305-284-9024   /   jxb1447@miami.edu   
Commodities: audio &  visual equipment, cell phones, computer supplies and hardware, copiers, printers, faxes and scanners, IT equipment& supplies, software licenses, telecommunication

Jeaneth Jaramillo
Assistant Buyer   /   305-284-9751   /   j.jaramillo3@miami.edu  
Commodities: advertisement, consulting services, fees & licensing, lab services, photo equipment, supplies and services, seminars & training (consultants), sequencing and gene services, service/maintenance contracts, software licenses, subscription services, tickets & decals, transcription services, translation services, vehicle purchase/lease/rental, vehicle registration/repairs

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
Purchasing Manager   /   305-284-9779   /   k.pallais@miami.edu  
Commodities: beepers, brinks, cable TV, cell phones, facilities & plant maintenance, facilities design & construction, iron mountain, IT equipment & supplies, legal services, pool supplies & services, security supplies, shred it, signage, staffing & personnel services, telecommunications, telephone answering services, telephone equipment, utilities & waste removal

Nora Armas  
Buyer  /  305-284-5751   /   nca38@miami.edu  
Commodities: audio & visual equipment, capital equipment, chemicals & reagents, computer supplies & hardware, courier & freight services, equipment repairs, lab equipment, lab supplies, mailing lists and labels, mailing services, medical supplies, minor equipment, postage, postal supplies & equipment, printing & publications, UMH orders

Renee Wendeln   
Assistant Buyer   /   305-284-6021 /   rhw10@miami.edu
Commodities: audio & visual equipment, capital equipment, chemicals & reagents, courier & freight services, equipment repairs, lab equipment, lab supplies, mailing lists & labels, mailing services, medical supplies, minor equipment, postage, postal supplies & equipment, printing & publications, UMH orders

Tashina Arota  
Assistant Buyer   /   305-284-8967   /   tarota@miami.edu  
Commodities: catering, charters land & sea, coffee services, dry cleaning & laundry services, entertainment, events & functions, flowers & office plants, furniture, hotels, lab coats/uniforms/apparel, meet and greet coordination, membership & dues, promotional and novelty items, seminars & training (non-consultants), shuttle bus services, trophies/plaques/awards, water