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Ryan Quigley is a University of North Texas Alum graduating with his Masters in Public Administration in 2014. Ryan has been a North Texas resident for almost 30 years, recently moving to Celina with his wife Dana and two daughters Olivia and Sabrina. He was in construction for 10 years before joining the procurement field in 2017 with the City of Frisco. While in Frisco he worked his way up from Buyer to Senior Buyer while earning his CPPB and his NIGP-CPP certifications. He is now the Purchasing Agent with the City of Celina. He manages the City’s P-card program in addition to the solicitation of bids. As one of only two employees in the department, he is excited to see the department and his new hometown grow. In his free time, he enjoys playing board/video games, cooking, dining out and spending time with friends and family.

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First Vice President

Blake is the Purchasing Manager for the City of Carrollton. He has been with the city since September 2023 and was previously the Purchasing Manager for the City of Bedford. Blake has been in public procurement and contracting for almost a decade, and in city government since 2012. Blake is passionate about city government and the role purchasing professionals hold in those organizations. He is also passionate about training and advocates the importance of keeping up to date with changes in the profession - a philosophy he imparts on his staff and to the broader NIGP community. Blake has a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of North Texas. He currently lives in Fort Worth with his wife and two kids. In his spare time, he loves playing with his children, reading, watching movies - good and bad - and going to the gym.

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Second Vice President

Ally is the Purchasing Manager for the City of Richardson.She has been with the City since 2012. Ally had numerous roles within the

Engineering Department before transferring to Purchasing in 2020. As Purchasing Manager, she manages the operation of city

purchasing functions, surplus and seized property disposition, and the City Receptionist. Ally holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Central

Arkansas. She currently lives in Wylie with her husband, son, and little girl. Ally enjoys traveling,spending time with her family & friends, and napping.

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Nancy Leyva is the Senior Buyer for the North Texas Municipal Water District. She has been with the District since January 2022 and was previously the Buyer for the City of Wylie. As Senior Buyer, Nancy manages 150 contracts, conducts day to day buying activities for the Maintenance and Water Departments and ensures compliance with all applicable laws and statues. She has recently obtained her CPPB Certification. Nancy has a Bachelors of Science from the University of Texas at Dallas. She enjoys reading, gaming and spending time with friends & family and her dog, Max.


Rebecca is a contract specialist at Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). She has been with DART for over 9 years but in procurement for over 20 years. Prior to being our treasurer, she served as co-chair of our auditing committee. She has held her CPPB certification since 2022.


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