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PTAC Procurement Center, Bismarck

The Procurement Center delivers comprehensive procurement technical assistance to businesses wanting to sell their goods and services to local, state, and federal agencies. Consultants provide a solid understanding of the government contracting process and teach the fundamentals necessary to prepare winning bids.

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Dave Kleppe

Dave Kleppe

ND PTAC Program Manager

1200 Memorial Highway
Bismarck, ND 58504


About Dave:

Dave joined the ND PTAC program in 2014. He was previously employed with the North Dakota Highway Patrol and retired from the agency as Chief of Staff. His experience includes being responsible for the fiscal management, property and procurement, planning and accreditation, information technology, human resources and training components of the agency.

Dave is certified as a Procurement Officer by the North Dakota State Procurement Office, is designated as a Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) Certified Verification Assistance Counselor, and Dave has also completed GSA Schedules training through the Contracting Education Academy. 

Dave has taken a leading role in developing the ND PTAC client base all across the state, and also building key relationships with program resource partners including multiple state agencies and organizations (ND Department of Commerce, ND Trade Office, ND District SBA office, Air Force bases, Center for Technology, Women’s Business Center), regional organizations (economic development agencies, regional councils, certified development corporations, regional Small Business Development Centers), institutions of higher education, and tribal communities.  Dave has an exceptional knowledge of the PTAC program, its requirements and the subject matter to assist his clients.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Bemidji State University with a concentration in Business Administration.