Department of General Services

Executive Staff

DGS is committed to advancing Governor Moore's priorities for "Changing Maryland for the Better." We are accomplishing this under the leadership of a knowledgeable and experienced executive team. We encourage you to learn about the talent and expertise they bring to their critical roles by reading their biographies. 


Deputy Secretary

Chichi Nyagah-Nash​​
Chief Operating Officer​​

Wallace Sermons​ 
Chief Procurement Officer, Office of State Procurement​ (OSP)

Assistant Secretary, Office of External Affairs

Assistant Secretary, Office of Design, Construction and Energy (DCE)

Ronnie Dampier ​
Assistant Secretary, Office of Business Enterprise Administration​ (BEA)

Assistant Secretary, Office of Facilities Managment (OFM)

Assistant Secretary, Office of Real Estate (ORE)​

Chief, DGS Maryland Capitol Police (MCP)

Lauri McGuire
Principal Counsel​


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