|Pattonville approves new purchasing director|
|Wednesday, November 15, 2017|
The Board of Education on Nov. 14 approved the selection of Kim Butts as purchasing director for the Pattonville School District. She will begin her position on Nov. 16.
Butts previously served as the director of procurement for the city of Wentzville for three years and spent 13 years as the director of purchasing for the city of Kirkwood. She was also a senior buyer for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Butts is a 1982 Pattonville graduate and earned her bachelor's degree in business administration from Southeast Missouri State University. In addition, she holds several purchasing certifications including, Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO), Certified Public Purchasing Buyer (CPPM), Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) and Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM). She will take over the position of purchasing agent Mary Ann Brann, who is retiring after serving Pattonville for the past 19 years.