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Procurement & Payment Services

Procurement Services manages and streamlines procurement and payables functions for the UNT System campuses (University of North Texas, UNT Health Science Center, UNT Dallas and UNT System Administration).

Mission Statement

The mission of the Procurement and Payment Service Department is to support the University of North Texas System’s mission of transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education by administering the procurement of and payment for goods and services acquired by the University of North Texas System in compliance with applicable Federal, State and local guidance and in a timely and accurate manner providing the highest quality and cost-effective services.


The vision of Procurement and Payment Services is to be a best in class organization who carries out our mission always exhibiting our core values; integrity, professionalism, continuous improvement, timeliness, and superior customer service.

Leadership Team

Ron Brade
Verron "Ron" Brade
Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Sourcing & Chief Procurement Officer
Shelley Pavero
Director for Payments
Jon Rascon
Purchasing Director
Melissa Clayton
Contracts Manager