Ms. Denise Finn, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB

City of Fort Myers

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City of Fort Myers


Denise is a seasoned Procurement Professional with almost thirty years of experience. Her leadership style emphasizes innovation and collaboration to achieve successful process improvements. She has a strong track record of designing and implementing outcome-oriented policies and programs that enhance talent development, boost organizational effectiveness, and promote transparency in public procurement.
She is deeply passionate about the public procurement profession, with a commitment to certification, continuing education, and enjoys sharing her expertise with others. 
She offers her services through consulting, mentoring, professional training, and public speaking. She serves as the immediate Past President of the Florida Association of Public Procurement Officers (FAPPO) and represents NIGP on the NCPPC; she recently was appointed to the NIGP Leadership Development Committee (LDC).

Specialties: Procurement, Purchasing, Contract/ Supplier Management, Consulting, High Ethical Standards, Policy and Procedures, Uniform Guidance Procurement Standards, Strategic Planning, Website Development, Certification, Continuing Education, Mentoring, Client Services, Personal Service Contracts, Competitive Processes including Request for Proposals (RFP), Request for Quotes (RFQ) and Invitation for Bid (IFB), Letters of Qualification (LOQ), Invitation to Negotiate (ITN), Employee Relations, Model Procurement Code, Florida State Statutes, Sunshine law, Supply Chain Management, Ethics, Change Management, Career Development and training, Collaboration, Procurement Value, Negotiation, Supplier Diversity, Compliance, Emergency Preparedness, instructor, Banner and SAP, Purchasing and Travel Card Programs, Standardization, Best Value, Construction and Renovation contracts and Managed Print Services (MPS) .