Deb Parrish - Buyer

Deb is responsible for procuring optimal value for materials and services. She works to ensure quality supplier performance by resolving performance problems and analyzing market and delivery conditions as well as identifying new products and services, which will benefit the University.

Deb assists end-users in accessing vendors and answering questions regarding entering, revising, and processing of various documents within the University ERP System (Banner), and provides assistance with the direction and supervision of student employees. She also assists with the coordination and maintenance of various databases and files, including bidding database, vendor bid list, lease and insurance databases. Deb administers vendor contracts, solicits bids and approves high-dollar purchases. She assists the Director with development of policies and procedures in order to assure improvement as well as achieve University, department and individual goals.


Bachelor of Integrative Studies
Ferris State University

Employed at FSU since 2003

Contact Information

250 Prakken Building
420 Oak Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 591-3901 (Office)
(231) 591-3902 (Fax)