Academic and Research Purchasing

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

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

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

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

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