MEET THE BUYERS

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Valerie Clay

909.387.2074
vclay@cao.sbcounty.gov

Interim Director of Purchasing

 

Valerie Clay's Biography

Valerie Clay has been working for San Bernardino County in the County Administrative Office for 24 years, starting as a finance analyst and currently as a Deputy Executive Officer. As a finance analyst for 5 years, she assisted and advised departments in budget, fiscal problems and monitored expenditure and revenue activity. As a Deputy Executive Officer she was responsible for preparing and submitting to the Board of Supervisors the countywide budget for 12 years and 7 years overseeing the budget, finances and operations of multiple County departments including the Purchasing Department. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Southern California and has been a Certified Public Accountant for 27 years. Married for 30 years, Valerie has two daughters and her hobbies include boating, off-roading and sports.

 
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Jackie Ambrose

909.387.2463 / 909.580.2890
Jackie.Ambrose@pur.sbcounty.gov

 
Contracts Analyst
Jackie Ambrose's Biography

Jacqueline Ambrose has joined the San Bernardino County Purchasing Department after 8 years of public sector experience in Riverside County, which includes financial analysis and facilities management.   She holds a bachelor’s degree in Technical Management from Devry University.  In her free time, Jackie enjoys spending time with family and friends.  

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Bill Brock

909.387.2464
BBrock@pur.sbcounty.gov

Departments

County Counsel / District Attorney / Land Use Services /  Purchasing / Special Districts

Bill Brock's Biography

Bill Brock has nearly 15 years of service in County purchasing. Prior to that, he had a substantial career as a private sector purchasing manager. He has expertise with law enforcement equipment and services, with a special focus on vehicles. Bill has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology. He and his wife Kelly have been married since 1987 and have two children. He enjoys spending his free time with his family and their German Shepherds, Chloe and Lola.

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Michael Candelaria

909.387.0321
MCandelaria@pur.sbcounty.gov

Departments

Sheriff / Probation

Michael Candelaria's Biography

For 23 years, Michael Candelaria has expanded his career, first in retail purchasing and then finding his passion in public service. He has worked with nearly every County department and is responsible for several countywide agreements including furniture and information technology equipment. He is a skillful trainer and a Certified Professional Public Buyer, and is assigned to the Sheriff’s Department where the budget comprises nearly three-fourths of the County’s discretionary spending. As an active member of California Association of Public Procurement Officers since 2001, Michael has served as an officer for Inland Empire Chapter for 4 years, as Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-Chair and Chair.

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Stacey Chou

909.387.3377/909.387.7854
Stacey.Chou@pur.sbcounty.gov

Departments

Fleet Management

Stacey Chou's Biography
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Michelle Churchill

909.387.2070
Michelle.Churchill@pur.sbcounty.gov

Departments

Board of Supervisors / Clerk of the Board / County Administrative Office / Library

Michelle Churchill's Biography

 

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Jason Cloninger

909.387.3375 / 909.387.8258
Jason.Cloninger@pur.sbcounty.gov  

Departments

Public Works

Jasson Cloninger's Biography

 

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Bruce Cole

909.387.2148
Bcole@pur.sbcounty.gov  

Departments

Auditor/Controller/Assessor/Recorder/Economic Development

Bruce Cole's Biography
Lynn Evans

Lynn Evans

909.387.2051
Lynn.Evans@pur.sbcounty.gov

Procurement Card Program Specialist 

 

Lynn Evans' Biography
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Leo Gomez

909.387.2063
LGomez@pur.sbcounty.gov

Procurement Manager

 

Leo Gomez's Biography

Leo has been with the Purchasing Department for 18 years in various positions and holds the designation of Certified Professional Public Buyer. As supervising buyer he oversees a staff of 13 and is part of the management team. His analytical abilities and broad knowledge of all County departments positions him as a “go to” person for staff throughout the County. He is a purchasing subject matter expert on Board of Supervisors agenda items, and he is instrumental in defining electronic workflows to implement County policy. Leo is a member of the California Association of Public Procurement Officials and routinely makes presentations to the vendor community. He and his wife Mary married in 1990 and have three sons.

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Ariel Gill

909.777.0722
Ariel.Gill@pur.sbcounty.gov

Departments

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center

 

Ariel Gill's Biography
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Brian Hashima

909.387.2061
Brian.Hashima@pur.sbcounty.gov

Procurement Card Program Specialist 

 

Brian Hashima's Biography

With over 20 years of purchasing and purchasing management experience in the private sector, Brian Hashima has extensive procurement knowledge in manufacturing, retail and financial services. He holds a bachelor’s degree and also attended Western State College of Law. With a work philosophy of treating his co-workers as his family, Brian is a welcomed addition to the Purchasing Department. Brian is married with two teenage daughters, and enjoys sports and reading in his spare time.

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Cody Leslie

909.387.2065
Cody.Leslie@pur.sbcounty.gov

Departments

County Fire 

 

Cody Leslie's Biography
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Eric Perez

909.387.2065
Eric.Perez@pur.sbcounty.gov

Departments

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center

 

Eric Perez's Biography