Robinson, Kathy

Mrs. Kathy D. Robinson, CPPO, CPPB
Director IT Procurement Division
Commonwealth of Kentucky, Finance & Administration Cabinet, Office of Procurement Services
Office of Procurement Services ( KY Finance & Admin Cabinet)
702 Capitol Ave, Rm 096, Capitol Annex
Frankfort, KY 40601


Kathy has over 25 years of procurement experience, in both the State Government and in the private sector. In 2017 she accepted the position of Director for the Division of Information Technology Services Procurement in the Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet, Office of Procurement Services. She and her staff are responsible for all IT related purchases in the Commonwealth. Everything from computer components to complex, cloud-based solutions. They also manage all modifications and renewals for Executive Branch Agency contracts as well as all-state and cooperative contracts. Kathy has been a NIGP instructor since 2012 and teaches the Introduction to Public Procurement, Developing and Managing RFPs in the public sector, and CPPB and CPPO prep classes. She has developed and presented training on a variety of procurement subjects for the Commonwealth and for the Kentucky Public Procurement Association (KPPA). Kathy has been active in KPPA throughout her state government career. She served on the Board of Directors for three consecutive terms and has chaired the Education and Professional Development Committee, the Awards and Scholarship Committee and the Diversity Committee. She served as Board Treasurer for two years.