Pellegrino, Jack CPCM

Director Department of Purchasing & ContractingCounty of San Diego

Jack has over 38 years of Government contracting and procurement experience leading diverse teams of contracting, procurement, and pricing staff in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining the County as the Director of Purchasing and Contracting in 2013, Jack held executive contracting and procurement positions in the private sector. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the California Association of Public Procurement Officials (CAPPO); Legislative & Position Committee member for The Institute for Public Procurement (NIGP); and Board of Advisors for National Contract Management Association (NCMA).

Jack is a Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) and NCMA Fellow. He is also an instructor for the San Diego State University (SDSU) Extension Contracts Program; and the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Institute for Excellence in County Government. 

Jack holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics; a Master of Science degree in Procurement & Acquisition Management; and an Advanced Specialization in Government Contract Management.