Rogelio (Roy) E. Anasagasti became the university’s Assistant Vice President for Procurement and Payment Services on January 6, 2020. Roy was with the Houston Community College System for close to nine years with as its Executive Director of Procurement Operations. In that role he oversaw centralized procurement functions for all goods and professional services in support of more than 70,000 students, faculty and staff. Roy was instrumental in several major initiatives including implementation of a small business program, a paperless purchasing-card program, and an automated software solution to support business workflow for all departments. Before joining the Houston Community College System, Roy held procurement roles with Jackson Health System and Miami-Dade County Government in Florida.
Roy holds a dual bachelor’s degree in sociology and anthropology from Florida International University as well as a master’s in education, instructional technology and design, and curriculum and instruction from the University of South Florida. His professional memberships include the National Institute of Government Procurement, National Association of Educational Procurement, and the Southeast Texas Association of Public Procurement.
The offices of Procurement, Business Contracts, Payment Services, and the Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) and Small Business (SB) Program are unified under one central unit, the Department of Procurement and Payment Services. By consolidating these departments, we will improve functionality, collaboration, and will streamline processes while improving communication and transparency to more effectively serve our campus stakeholders.