Areas of Responsibility

Jerry Bates

Purchasing Director responsible to manage, organize, plan, and prioritize the procurement process to ensure that purchases and contracts are completed in accordance with the North Carolina General Statutes and City of Winston-Salem policy and procedures. In addition, he solicits and facilitates bids for major purchase and construction/repair projects for the city and county.

Phone: 336-747-6939
Email: jerryjb@cityofws.org

Tawanna Gates/CLGPO

Senior Buyer responsible for soliciting and facilitating formal and informal bids on tangible items and services. Additionally, Tawanna audits citywide purchase card expenditures on a monthly basis.

Phone: 336-747-6938
Email: tawannag@cityofws.org

Darren Redfield

Buyer/Construction Specialist who solicits and facilitates formal and informal bids on construction/repair projects for the city and the county, water and wastewater chemicals, and various services as required.

Phone: 336-747-6936
Email: darrenmr@cityofws.org

Russell Frye

Buyer who solicits and facilitates formal and informal bids for vehicles and construction equipment, informal bids on construction/repair projects for the city and the county, and, term contracts for mowing, maintenance and other essential city and county services.

Phone: 336-747-6933
Email: russellf@cityofws.org

Steve Wuthrich

Financial Analyst responsible for the proper disposal of city surplus, processes Forsyth County purchase orders, monthly Purchasing reports, change orders, renewals of extendable term contracts, and reporting of construction project data to HUB.

Phone: 336-747-6929
Email: stevew@cityofws.org

Jennifer Hayden

Financial Technician responsible for processing fuel orders for city vehicles, change orders, encumbrance adjustments, manage routing of construction and service-related contracts, and training citywide purchase card holders in policies, procedures and reporting.

Phone: 336-734-1598
Email: jenniferwh2@cityofws.org

Peggy Hale

Senior Office Assistant responsible for processing city purchase orders, process and audit city purchase card expenditures on a monthly basis, and processes bi-weekly payroll for the city Finance department. Also, responsible for maintaining all files within the department.

Phone: 336-747-6934
Email: peggybh@cityofws.org

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