Power Almanac’s local government contact database includes over 9,000 Heads of Purchasing. The Head of Purchasing oversees procurement and is responsible for determining which procurement methods (e.g. direct purchase, sole source, or bid) a local government will use. This role also has a hand in selecting vendors.


  • Oversee all or most purchases of the government – notable exceptions may include fire and police
  • Decide with procurement vehicle are permitted

Head of Purchasing Contact Information Collected

Power Almanac collects the following information for every role, including the Heads of Purchasing, so you can build and maintain the best local government email lists and mailing lists possible.

  • Official’s First Name
  • Official’s Last Name
  • Official’s Title
  • Official’s Role
  • Official’s Mailing Address – Street/Box number
  • Official’s Mailing Address – Suite Number
  • Official’s Mailing Address – City
  • Official’s Mailing Address – State
  • Official’s Mailing Address -Zip Code
  • Official’s Phone Number 
  • Official’s Phone Number Extension
  • Official’s Email Address

Reporting Structure and Occurrence

  • In small local governments this could be the same person as the head of finance or the head clerk
  • This position may be appointed or elected, but is most commonly appointed
  • “Purchasing” and “Procurement” are often used interchangeably in local government

Titles You Might Expect

  • Finance Director
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Treasurer
  • Purchasing Director
  • City Clerk/Treasurer
  • City Clerk
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Procurement Officer
  • Purchasing Coordinator
  • Purchasing Clerk
  • Procurement Director
  • Purchasing Supervisor
  • Director of Purchasing

Surprising Titles

  • Village Administrator
  • County Administrator
  • City Recorder
  • Mayor
  • Administrative Services Director
  • Administrative Assistant
  • City Auditor
  • Bookkeeper
  • Office Manager
  • Chancery Clerk

339,000 Local Government Decision-Making Contacts are a Click Away




  • First name
  • Last name
  • Role
  • Title
  • Email address
  • Government Name
  • Phone
  • Address
  • Population
  • Government type
  • Fiscal Year End
  • Last Verified Date