Director Mitch Rouse

Mitch Rouse is the Director of the Office of State Procurement (OSP) of the Department of Transformation and Shared Services. Before joining OSP, Mitch held roles as the Chief General Counsel at TSS and the Chief of Staff at the formerly known Department of Environmental Quality.

OSP oversees the state procurement process for commodities, technical, and professional services for all state agencies, boards, commissions, colleges, and universities. OSP also manages the new online e-procurement system, ARBuy, and provides training in procurement law, regulations, and policies.  

A licensed attorney, Mitch lives in Little Rock with his wife and three children.