Group Vice President, State Government – Public Sector

Wayne CasperWayne A. Casper, C.P.M., CPPO, is Group Vice President, State Government. In his role, Wayne assists states and state agencies with utilization of contracts in the OMNIA Partners portfolio of cooperative contracts.

Mr. Casper brings the knowledge, accomplishments and experience from a public procurement career including over thirty years of senior management experience in state and local government procurement. Mr. Casper served as Director of Procurement for the City of Tucson and Chief Procurement Officer for the State of Arizona. He is past President the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) and is an honored recipient of NASPO’s Giulio Mazzone Distinguished Service Award.

In addition to a career dedicated to public procurement, Mr. Casper was successful in developing and serving as Chair for the first 12 years of the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) program.

Mr. Casper has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in public administration from the University of Arizona.

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