Rey Palma, Procurement Services Director and Steve Fanczi, Deputy Executive Director of Georgia Building Authority received notice from the National Procurement Institute (NPI) on July 24, 2017 that GBA Procurement Services has achieved its seventh consecutive Award of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) award. The Georgia Building Authority is one of only 13 agencies in Georgia and one of only 12 state agencies in the United States and Canada to receive the award.

The National Program to Benchmark Organizational Excellence in Procurement
In 1995, the National Procurement Institute, Inc. (NPI) established a program designed to recognize organizational excellence in public procurement. The Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® (AEP) is awarded annually. This prestigious award is earned by those organizations that demonstrate excellence by obtaining a high score based on standardized criteria. The criteria are designed to measure innovation, professionalism, productivity, e-procurement, and leadership attributes of the procurement organization.