Division of Purchases and Supply

MEET THE PCR TEAM

Barbara J. Layman, VCO, VCM, CPPB, CPPO

Barbara J. Layman, CPPO, VCM

Director

Barb is the Director of Policy, Consulting and Review.  Barb has served two state agencies and three institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth for more than 25 years as a fiscal technician, buyer, procurement specialist, manager and procurement director before joining DPS/PCR as a Procurement Management Account Executive to local governments in 2015. She was named deputy director then interim director in August, 2017. Barb is a certified Virginia Contracting Master (VCM), Virginia Contracting Officer (VCO), Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB). 

Kelly A. GillKelly A. Gill, CPPB, VCM, VCO
Deputy Director

Kelly is the Deputy Director of Policy, Consulting and Review.  She has over 13 years of public procurement experience and has served in various positions throughout the Commonwealth.   She is a certified Virginia Contracting Master (VCM), Virginia Contracting Officer (VCO) and Certified Public Procurement Buyer (CPPB).  Kelly is also the current Technology Committee Chair for the Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing (VAGP) and has been in this role for the last 3 years.   

 Angela Smith, VCAAngela Smith, VCA

Angela has worked with DGS/DPS since September 2011 as the Procurement Administrative Specialist. She moved to Richmond from the Hampton Roads area, where she worked for many years in the legal field. Angela received her Virginia Contracting Associate (VCA) certification in August 2015.

Angel A. Rodriguez Serrano, VCO, CEPP

Angel A. Rodriguez Serrano, VCO, CEPP

Angel joined the Policy Consulting and Review Division in December of 2012 as an Account Executive and is responsible for over 25 state agencies. He brings over 23 years of purchasing experience with the private sector and federal and local government with many years of IT experience. Angel previously was an e-Procurement Support Manager with eVA supporting all the sourcing tools.tools.

Kimberly Mitchell Kimberly Mitchell, CPPB, VCA

Kimberly is a Procurement Management Account Executive, providing procurement consulting and technical assistance to Commonwealth of Virginia agencies.  Kimberly has over 26 years of government procurement experience, in addition to eight years of private sector procurement experience.   Prior to her current role, Kimberly served as a Procurement Officer with the Virginia Department of Transportation-Alternative Project Delivery Division, Principal Contract Officer with Chesterfield County, and Senior Purchasing Officer with Hanover County.  She has held the Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) certification since 1997, and recently obtained certification as a Virginia Contracting Associate (VCA).  Kimberly is an active member of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) and the Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing (VAGP).

Dennis Blackwell, MBA, VCO, CPPBDennis Blackwell, MBA, VCO, CPPB

Dennis is a Procurement Management Account Executive, providing procurement management consulting and technical assistance to 22 state agencies. He served as a Statewide Contracting Officer with DPS prior to becoming an Account Executive. Before coming to DGS, Dennis was a Contract Officer with the City of Richmond. He served as Assistant Director of Transportation with Seminole County Public Schools, Florida, for 12 years. He teaches the VCA, VCO, and APSPM Update courses. Dennis received his bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and his MBA from Golden Gate University.

Greg PrattGreg Pratt, VCO, VCCO

Greg serves as a Procurement Management Account Executive for local government in the western portion of Virginia. He has worked in procurement since 2000. Prior to joining the Policy, Consulting and Review Bureau, he was the Assistant Director of Procurement at Virginia Tech focusing on the acquisition of construction, renovation and professional services. He has also served in various other positions at other State and Federal agencies. Greg holds a bachelor's degree from Virginia Tech.

Sharita Bryant, CPPB, VCM, VCO, VCASharita Bryant, CPPB, VCM, VCO, VCA

Sharita is currently serving as a Procurement Management Account Executive in the Policy, Consulting & Review Bureau in the Division of Purchases & Supply at the Department of General Services.  She provides procurement management consulting and technical assistance to Commonwealth of Virginia (COVA) agencies.  Prior to her current role, Sharita served as a Lead Sourcing and Contracting Officer by assisting in the planning and direction of the Statewide Sourcing and Contracting Team & supervised administrative personnel.  Prior to joining Department of General Services, she held several procurement roles at Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.  Ms. Bryant is an advocate professionally and civically; she is currently serving as the President of the Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing (VAGP), Vice President of the Henrico County Council of PTAs, and a trainer for the Virginia Institute of Procurement. 

Teresa M. Hudgins, VCO, VCM, CPPBTeresa M. Hudgins, VCO, VCM, CPPB

Terri serves as a Procurement Management Account Executive for local government in the eastern portion of Virginia. She has 30+ years of public procurement experience with the Commonwealth which includes institutions of higher education, DGS/DPS as a Statewide Contracting Officer, the Department of Information Technology / VITA and Virginia State Police. She provides support and assistance in the use and implementation of eVA tools to provide greater efficiencies to local governments and public bodies. Terri has been active with the Capital Area Purchasing Association (CAPA), and Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing (VAGP), serving on the Board of Directors for both chapters of NIGP. She is also a member of the Project Management Institute Central Virginia Chapter.

Lawrence Shaw MPA, VCOLawrence Shaw MPA, VCO

Lawrence is serving as the local government Procurement Management Account Executive for central Virginia. He has worked in procurement since 2012. Prior to joining the Policy, Consulting, and Review Bureau, he was one the Statewide Sourcing and Contracting Officers here at DPS primarily dealing with the acquisition of Natural Resources, Education, and Health related goods and services. Prior to working with DPS, he also worked for VDoT and the City of Newport News. Lawrence currently holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration and a Graduate Certificate of Public Procurement and Contract Management from Old Dominion University.

Debra SmithDebra Smith, VCO

Debra is a Procurement Management Account Executive and joined the Policy Consulting and Review Division in September 2018.  She provides procurement management consulting and technical assistance including eVa to approximately 25 state agencies. Debra brings 17 years of public procurement experience from two institutions of higher education prior to becoming an Account Executive. 

Before state service, she worked in the private sector with McKesson Corporation. She is a certified Virginia Contracting Officer (VCO).