NIGP Member Spotlight-Marcheta Gillespie
Published on 11/3/2022
Marcheta is a passionate advocate for the procurement profession, she possesses a broad and deep range of expertise in numerous areas of public procurement best practices, professional development and leadership, and overall procurement transformation.
She currently serves as Co-Chair of the NIGP Mentorship Committee and encourages peers to consider being a mentor in NIGP's Mentorship program. Marcheta credits her success (over 30+ years in the procurement profession) to the mentors she's had the privilege of connecting with and the experiences they've shared.
She is the former Director of Procurement at the City of Tucson, leading one of the country's most highly acclaimed procurement organizations. In 2021, Marcheta become the President of NIGP Code and Consulting Services. She's the recipient of NIGP's highest honor - the Albert H. Hall Memorial Award and has served on dozens of task forces and committees in her 30 years of volunteer leadership.