Gil Rivera Named Buyer of the Year

March 29, 2017 -- Gil Rivera, CNM’s senior buyer, was recognized as the New Mexico Public Procurement Association’s (NMPPA) Buyer of the Year at the organization’s annual spring conference in Ruidoso March 22-24.
March 29, 2017

He has been employed by CNM since 2007 and works mostly on technology purchases involving complex Request for Proposals. The award recognized his implementation of CNM’s eProcurement System, Biddingo, and the recent upgrade to implement five-Digit National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) Commodity Codes for that system and continued upgrades to it. It also recognized his development of training materials for faculty, staff and vendors; training provided to faculty, staff and vendors and his Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) certification.

“The award was a complete surprise, and I am very pleased to receive it.” Rivera said.