The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer provides acquisition services for all business units of the IRS and other bureaus and offices within Treasury. Our contracting professionals deliver quality service and support throughout the acquisition life cycle, from planning to closeout.


Deliver top-quality acquisition services to ensure effective tax administration.

Our vision

The OCPO vision is for its Leads to:

  • Leverages acquisition best practices
  • Empowers workforce
  • Actively engages customers and industry
  • Data driven decision making
  • Service to the Agency and other bureaus and offices within Treasury

Strategic goals and objectives

  • Employee Value
    • Strengthen internal proficiencies through training, knowledge sharing, and cross-training
    • Create opportunities for leadership
    • Motivate and empower workforce focused on collaboration, communication, and innovation
    • Institutionalize a multi-level staff recognition program
  • Speed/Efficiency
    • Optimize “Best In Class” processes and agency contracts that improve operational efficiencies
    • Simplify business processes, streamline acquisitions, and continuously improve operations
    • Promote frictionless acquisition through early acquisition planning
    • Measure key performance indicators that support data driven decision making
  • Customer Service
    • Proactively engage customers and strengthen partnerships to attain optimal solutions
    • Serve as trusted advisor through collaboration and creative acquisition solutions that meet customer needs
    • Assess & incorporate insights from customer feedback in a timely manner
  • Cost for value
    • Maximize quality in procurement planning and acquisition packages
    • Negotiate contract savings that translate to taxpayer value
    • Utilize appropriate contract vehicles efficiently to achieve long-term cost savings
  • Risk intelligence
    • Identify potential risk areas for all acquisitions to proactively support customer needs and mitigate risk
    • Effectively manage supplier relationships to help mitigate supply chain risks
    • Evaluate adherence to contract terms to ensure compliancy
    • Enforce established policies and procedures, promoting accountability and transparency
  • Social impact
    • Partner with small businesses and achieve supply chain diversity
    • Minimize environmental footprint, reducing waste and emissions
    • Promote fairness and equality across all activities


Internal Revenue Service, OS:OCPO Suite 2000 IR
1111 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20224


Todd Anthony, Chief Procurement Officer
Guy Torres, Deputy Chief Procurement Officer
Stewart Pearlman, Chief of Staff
Dottie Romo, Director Procurement Operations Support
George “Lee” Bonds, Director Procurement Operations