City of Houston Strategic Procurement Division

About the Chief Procurement Officer -- Jerry Adams

Jerry Adams

Jerry Adams was appointed Chief Procurement Officer for the City of Houston in February 2017.

Under direction of the Chief Business Officer, the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) leads day-to-day sourcing and procurement activities for the City of Houston. As CPO, Jerry is responsible for developing and leading the implementation of supply chain strategies and solutions that enable the city to secure its products, services, equipment and construction needs in the most efficient and effective manner.

Prior to joining the City of Houston, Jerry served in senior supply chain leadership roles for Weatherford, Oceaneering and Gardner Denver as well as Tier II automotive manufacturers.

Jerry earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management while working full time and raising a family. Jerry and wife Sandee have two grown children and seven grandchildren. Jerry served our country for three years in the US Army and has been active in community service as a volunteer Firefighter and Paramedic for 30 years. When not working, Jerry enjoys spending time with family and friends and traveling the Texas countryside learning about the rich history of our state.