Portrait of Angela Shell

Angela Shell was reappointed Chief Procurement Officer at the Department of General Services on May 27, 2021, where she has served in that position since 2017.

 Angela is responsible for overseeing the State’s purchase of goods and services vital to state department operations that serve the needs of the California. This includes developing and awarding statewide leveraged procurement agreements, delegating purchasing authority, developing statewide policy and training, identifying sustainable procurement methods and products, and certifying Small and Disabled Veteran Business enterprises.   

Angela has more than 24 years of experience in California state service including 19 years at the Department of Transportation (Caltrans) from 1998 to 2017 serving as the Division Chief and Chief Procurement Officer for the Division of Procurement and Contracts, Assistant Director for the Office of Business and Economic Opportunity, Chief of the Office of Construction Support, and Labor Compliance Program Manager. 

Angela has also worked for the Contractors State License Board and Department of Insurance and has extensive experience working with the small and disabled veteran business communities, state and federal government stakeholders and vendor community representatives to develop innovative solutions to California’s contracting and procurement needs.