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Strategic and Preferred Vendors

This list contains the names of vendors that American University has a relationship with. When possible, a Strategic Vendor should be used as first choice. 

Note: Competitive bids required for all purchases greater than or equal to $10,000 per PCD Policy.

Strategic and Preferred Vendor List
Product or Service Strategic or Preferred Vendor Name Vendor Address Vendor Phone How to Purchase Website PCD Buyer
Audio Visual Equipment Strategic Vendor B&H Photo 420 9th Ave New York, NY 10001 800.606.6969 Contact PCD Buyer for a quote <$10,000 use Corporate Card ≥$10,000 requires a PO Website PCD
Audio Visual Integrators Strategic Vendor SONY 16535 Via Esprillo San Diego, California 92127 Contact PCD Buyer for a quote Website PCD
Audio Visual Integrators Preferred Vendor CEI 8500 Cinder Bed Road Newington, VA 22122 703.550.5800 Contact PCD Buyer for a quote Website PCD
Audio Visual Integrators Preferred Vendor CTSI (Corbett Technology Solutions Inc) 151 Lafayette Center Drive Suite 700 Chantilly, VA 20151 703.631.3377 Contact PCD Buyer for a quote Website PCD
Catering (In-house) Strategic Vendor Aramark Mary Rita McKenna 202-885-3180 <$5000 use Corporate Card Website Eleni Karistinos x3830
Catering Preferred Vendor Occasions 5458 Third Street, NE Washington, DC 20011 202.546.7400 Send All Contracts to PCD ≥$10,000 requires a PO Website Eleni Karistinos x3830
Catering Preferred Vendor Ridgewells 5525 Dorsey Lane Bethesda, MD 20816 301.652.1515 Send All Contracts to PCD ≥$10,000 requires a PO Website Eleni Karistinos x3830
Catering Preferred Vendor Windows 5724 General Washington Drive Alexandria, VA 22312 703.519.3500 Send All Contracts to PCD ≥$10,000 requires a PO Website Eleni Karistinos x3830
Cell Phones Preferred Vendor AT&T 208 South Akard Street Dallas, TX 75202 800.331.0500 If Monthly Bill ≥$10,000 requires a BPO for FY Website Brian Blair x2842
Cell Phones Strategic Vendor Verizon 1 Verizon Way Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 800.922.0204 If Monthly Bill ≥$10,000 requires a BPO for FY Website Brian Blair x2842
Coffee Service Preferred Vendor First Choice Coffee Services (Formerly Joe Ragan's) 7518-I Fullerton Avenue Springfield, VA 22152 703.569.6188 Click here to order online Website PCD
Coffee Service Preferred Vendor WB Mason 9420 Gerwig Way Columbia, MD 21045 888.926.2766 Contact PCD Buyer to create NEW USER account. Order Online Website PCD
Copier Leasing Strategic Vendor Centric Business Systems 8000 Westpark Drive McLean, VA 22102 877.902.3301 Contact PCD Buyer Website PCD
Copier Maintenance Strategic Vendor Centric Business Systems 8000 Westpark Drive McLean, VA 22102 877.902.3301 Contact AU Help Desk Website PCD
Courier Services Strategic Vendor Metro Delivery 1916 Wilson Blvd. #100 Arlington, VA 22201 Contact PCD Buyer ≥$10,000 requires a PO Website Leo Dangerfield x2302
Courier Services Preferred Vendor Deluxe Delivery Services Contact PCD Buyer ≥$10,000 requires a PO Leo Dangerfield x2302
Courier Services Preferred Vendor Quick Messenger Services 4829 Fairmount Avenue Bethesda, MD 20814 240.223.2233 Contact PCD Buyer ≥$10,000 requires a PO Website Leo Dangerfield x2302
Courier Services Preferred Vendor Washington Express 12240 Indian Creek Court #100 Beltsville, MD 20705 301.210.3500 Contact PCD Buyer ≥$10,000 requires a PO Website Leo Dangerfield x2302
Data Storage Strategic Vendor Iron Mountain 1 Federal Street Boston, MA 02110 800.935.6966 Contact PCD Buyer ≥$10,000 requires a PO Website Brian Blair x2842
Diplomas Strategic Vendor Paradigm 2600 Performance Court Virginia Beach, VA 23453 800.373.6876 Ext. 308 Contact PCD Buyer ≥$10,000 requires a PO Website Brian Blair x2842
Enterprise Computer Hardware Strategic Vendor Apple 1 Apple Park Way Cupertino, CA 95014 Christi Tucker-Martin 800.800.2775 Ext. 46551 Contact PCD Buyer Website PCD
Enterprise Computer Hardware Strategic Vendor Dell One Dell Way Round Rock, TX 78682 Herb Martinez 301.378.0489 800.981.3355 Contact PCD Buyer Website PCD
Enterprise Computer Software Strategic Vendor Adobe 345 Park Avenue San Jose, CA 95110 Contact PCD Buyer for a quote Requires PO Website PCD
Enterprise Computer Software Strategic Vendor Apple 1 infinite Loop Cupertino, CA 95014 Contact PCD Buyer for a quote Requires PO Website PCD
Enterprise Computer Software Strategic Vendor Microsoft Select One Microsoft Way Redmond, WA 98052 Contact PCD Buyer for a quote Requires PO Website PCD
Enterprise Computer Peripherals Strategic Vendor CDW-G 230 North Milwaukee Ave Vernon Hills, IL 60061 ≥$10,000 requires a PO Website PCD
Enterprise Computer Peripherals Strategic Vendor Dell One Dell Way Round Rock, TX 78682 Contact PCD Buyer ≥$10,000 requires a PO Website PCD
Enterprise Computer Peripherals Strategic Vendor Hewlett Packard Printers (Centric) Purchased through Centric Contact PCD Buyer ≥$10,000 requires a PO Website PCD
Event Services (On-site) Preferred Vendor All in One Entertainment 440 Girard Street Gaithersburg, MD 26877 888.727.8902 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Eleni Karistinos x3830
Event Services (On-site) Preferred Vendor Event Tech 7601Brandon Woods Blvd Baltimore, MD 21226 410.360.5006 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Eleni Karistinos x3830
Event Services (On-site) Preferred Vendor Hargrove One Hargrove Dr Langham, MD 20706 301.306.9000 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Eleni Karistinos x3830
Express Mail Services/ Mail Services Strategic Vendor FedEx 3201 New Mexico Ave NW Washington, DC 20016 202-885-2570 Contact PCD Buyer to create NEW USER account Website Leo Dangerfield x2302
Express Mail Services/ Mail Services Preferred Vendor USPS 4005 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, DC 20016 800.ASK.USPS Offsite; Contact vendor directly Website Leo Dangerfield x2302
Express Mail Services/ Mail Services Preferred Vendor UPS 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington DC 20016 202-885-2030 The UPS Store Website Leo Dangerfield x2302
Facility Supplies Strategic Vendor WW Grainger 4748 Forbes Blvd Lanham, MD 20706 800.472.4643 ≥$10,000 requires a PO Website Evan Bradford x3814
Facility Supplies Strategic Vendor Ferguson 3194 Bladensburg Rd NE Washington, DC 20018 202.529.7411 ≥$10,000 requires a PO Website Evan Bradford x3814
Fulfillment Houses Preferred Vendor ASAP Mailing 4600 Eisenhower Avenue Alexandria, VA 22304 703.823.0500 ≥$10,000 requires a PO Website Jason Lee x3811
Fulfillment Houses Preferred Vendor HBP Charter 2818 Fallfax Drive Falls Church, VA 22042 703.894.3700 ≥$10,000 requires a PO Website Jason Lee x3811
Furniture Preferred Vendor ACI Inc. Various brands 7001 Muirkirk Meadows Dr Beltsville, MD 20705 301-931-3600 Contact PCD Buyer for a quote >$10000 Requires PO Website Eleni Karistinos x3830
Furniture Preferred Vendor American Office Herman Miller 900 G St NW #100 Washington, DC 20001 202.289.0180 Contact PCD Buyer for a quote >$10000 Requires PO Website Eleni Karistinos x3830
Furniture Preferred Vendor Re-District Steelcase 66 Canal Center Plaza Suite 310 Alexandria, VA 22314 703-276-8901 Contact PCD Buyer for a quote >$10000 Requires PO Website Eleni Karistinos x3830
Furniture Preferred Vendor Steel Office Interiors Allsteel 4617 Annapolis Road Bladensburg, MD 20710 301.731.6000 Contact PCD Buyer for a quote >$10000 Requires PO Website Eleni Karistinos x3830
Furniture Preferred Vendor WB Mason Various brands 9420 Gerwig Way Columbia, MD 21045 888.926.2766 Contact PCD Buyer for a quote >$10000 Requires PO Website Eleni Karistinos x3830
Hotels (Local) Preferred Vendor American Inn of Bethesda 8130 Wisconsin Ave Bethesda, MD 20814 301.656.9300 Promo Code: AMERICAN <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Robert Lu x3899
Hotels (Local) Preferred Vendor Courtyard Chevy Chase 5520 Wisconsin Ave Chevy Chase, MD 20815 301.656.1500 Rewards # 134761782 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Robert Lu x3899
Hotels (Local) Preferred Vendor Embassy Suites at the Chevy Chase Pavilion 4300 Military Rd, NW Washington, DC 20015 202.349.2015 Rewards # 286704642 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Robert Lu x3899
Hotels (Local) Preferred Vendor Hilton Garden Inn Georgetown 2201 M Street NW Washington, DC 20037 202.974.6010 Rewards # 286704642 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Robert Lu x3899
Hotels (Local) Preferred Vendor Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/Bethesda 7301 Waverly Street Bethesda, MD 20814 301.654.8111 Rewards # 286704642 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Robert Lu x3899
Hotels (Local) Preferred Vendor Kimpton Glover Park Hotel 2505 Wisconsin Ave, NW Washington, DC 20007 202-337-9700 Rewards # 387873402 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Robert Lu x3899
Hotels (Local) Preferred Vendor Residence Inn Bethesda Downtown 7335 Wisconsin Ave Bethesda, MD 20814 301-718-0200 Rewards # 134761782 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Robert Lu x3899
Hotels (Chains) Preferred Vendor Hilton 7930 Jones Branch Dr McLean, VA 22102 703.883.1000 Rewards # 286704642 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Robert Lu x3899
Hotels (Chains) Preferred Vendor IHG 3 Ravinia Drive, Suite 100 Atlanta GA 30346-2149 770.604.2000 Rewards # 387873402 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Robert Lu x3899
Hotels (Chains) Preferred Vendor Kimpton Hotels 222 Kearny St, Ste 200 San Francisco, CA 94108 415.397.5572 Rewards # 387873402 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Robert Lu x3898
Hotels (Chains) Preferred Vendor Marriott Marriott International, Inc. 10400 Fernwood Rd Bethesda, MD 20817 800.721.7033 Rewards # 134761782 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Robert Lu x3899
Hotels (Chains) Preferred Vendor Starwood Hotels Starwood Hotels & Resort P.O Box 20190 St. Thomas, ON Canada 800.328.6242 Rewards # 134761782 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Robert Lu x3899
Interpreting Service (Translation Services) Preferred Vendor The Language Doctors, Inc 1712 I St NW #808 Washington, DC 20006 202-544-2942 x1251 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Evan Bradford x3814
Moving & Storage Strategic Vendor Mayflower Transit (Domestic & International) Tyrone Myles tmyles@jmm333.com 703.494.2021 x228 Contact PCD Buyer for a quote Requires PO Ralph Castiglione x1116
Moving & Storage Strategic Vendor Wheaton Van Lines (Domestic & International) Mariah Potter mpotter@olympiamoving.com 617.231.1207 Contact PCD Buyer for a quote Requires PO Ralph Castiglione x1116
Moving & Storage Preferred Vendor Arpin Van Lines (Domestic) Julie Robinson jrobinson@arpin.com 401.589.2446 Contact PCD Buyer for a quote Requires PO Website Ralph Castiglione x1116
Moving & Storage Preferred Vendor Arpin Van Lines (International) Julie Robinson jrobinson@arpin.com 401.589.2446 Contact PCD Buyer for a quote Requires PO Website Ralph Castiglione x1116
Office Supplies Strategic Vendor WB Mason 9420 Gerwig Way Columbia, MD 21045 888.926.2766 Contact PCD Buyer to create NEW USER account. Order Online Website Evan Bradford x3814
Plaques & Trophies Preferred Vendor Washington Trophy 4906 Wisconsin Ave, NW Washington, DC 20016 202.966.1255 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Jason Lee x3811
Printing Preferred Vendor See PDF List See PDF List See PDF List See PDF List Website Jason Lee x3811
Printing Copies Preferred Vendor FedEx Office 4417 Hartwick Road College Park, MD 20740 202.277.8072 Contact PCD Buyer to create NEW USER account <$10,000 use Corporate Card Website Jason Lee x3811
Printing Stationary Strategic Vendor WB Mason 9420 Gerwig Way Columbia, MD 21045 888.926.2766 Contact PCD Buyer to create NEW USER account. Order Online Website Jason Lee x3811
Promotional Items Preferred Vendor A2Z Promos PO Box 537 Rockville, MD 20851 800.839.3654 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Jason Lee x3811
Promotional Items Preferred Vendor Advertising Etc 3307 Cleaveland Ave NW Washington, DC 20008 301.365.3006 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Jason Lee x3811
Promotional Items Preferred Vendor G&G 4901 Forbes Blvd Langham, MD 20706 301.731.2264 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Jason Lee x3811
Promotional Items Preferred Vendor Halo 1980 Industrial Drive Sterling, IL 61081 301.429.4969 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Jason Lee x3811
Promotional Items Preferred Vendor Xcetera 10150 Dallas Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20901 301.593.2294 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Jason Lee x3811
Rentals (Special Events) Preferred Vendor Capital Party Rentals 44232 Mercure Circle Dulles, VA 20166 301.540.5070 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Eleni Karistinos x3830
Rentals (Special Events) Preferred Vendor Select Event Rentals 10700 Hanna Street Beltsville, MD 20705 301.604.2334 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Eleni Karistinos x3830
Rentals (Buses) Preferred Vendor Beltway Transportation 8016 Malboro Pike Forestville, MD 20747 301.420.5100 Send All Contracts to PCD <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Jason Lee x3811
Rentals (Buses) Preferred Vendor DC Trails / Quality Tours 478 L’Enfant Plaza SW Washington, DC 20024 71703.360.2000 Send All Contracts to PCD <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Jason Lee x3811
Rentals (Buses) Preferred Vendor Golden Touch 4410 Massachusetts Ave NW Suite 110 Washington dc 20016 202.686.0505 Send All Contracts to PCD <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Jason Lee x3811
Rentals (Cars) Preferred Vendor Avis/Budget P.O. Box 699000 Tulsa, OK 74169-9000 800.352.7900 AWD # B448700 BCD # D639800 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Robert Lu x3899
Rentals (Cars) Preferred Vendor Enterprise 2273 Research Blvd. Rockville, MD 20850 877.881.5500 Discount Code XZ16997 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Robert Lu x3898
Scientific Equipment Preferred Vendor Fisher Scientific 81 Wyman Street Waltham, MA 02454 800.766.7000 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Evan Bradford x3814
Scientific Equipment Preferred Vendor Sigma Aldrich 6950 Ambassador Dr Allentown, PA 18106 800.325.3010 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Evan Bradford x3814
Scientific Equipment Preferred Vendor VWR 1, 100 Matsonford Rd #200 Radnor, PA 19087 800.932.5000 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Evan Bradford x3814
Shredding Services Strategic Vendor Cintas (Shred-It) Scott Carlson Operations Manager carlsons@cintas.com 540.230.8183 Use Corporate Card or straight pay Jason Lee x3811
Signage (Banners/Signs/Name badges/Name plates/Ink stamps) Preferred Vendor CSI 2045 West Jefferston Street Falls Church, VA 22046 703.205.0000 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Jason Lee x3811
Signage (Banners/Signs/Name badges/Name plates/Ink stamps) Preferred Vendor Sign-A-Rama 2316 Rhode Island Avenue NE Washington, DC, 20018 202.506.2194 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Jason Lee x3811
Signage (Banners/Signs/Name badges/Name plates/Ink stamps) Preferred Vendor Signs by Tomorrow 4131 Howard Ave. Kensington, MD 20895 301.589.3305 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Jason Lee x3811
Signage (Banners/Signs/Name badges/Name plates/Ink stamps) Preferred Vendor Tray, Inc 681 Hollins Ferry Rd. Suite A Glen Burnie, Md 21061 410.689.0690 <$10,000 use Corporate Card >$10,000 requires a PO Website Jason Lee x3811
Signage (Banners/Signs/Name badges/Name plates/Ink stamps) Preferred Vendor WB Mason 9420 Gerwig Way Columbia, MD 21045 888.926.2766 Use Corporate Card Website Jason Lee x3811
Temporary Help Strategic Vendor Creative Financial Staffing, LLC 9737 Washingtonian Blvd Gaithersburg, MD 20878 301-798-5132 301-798-5704 Requires Purchase Order (PO) > $10,000 Website Evan Bradford x3814
Temporary Help Preferred Vendor Aspect Consulting, Inc. 20140 Valley Forge Cir King of Prussia, PA 19406 610.78.0600 Requires Purchase Order (PO) > $10,000 Website Evan Bradford x3814
Temporary Help Preferred Vendor Corestaff 900 17th St NW Ste 310 Washington, DC 20006 202.223.4900 Requires Purchase Order (PO) > $10,000 Website Evan Bradford x3814
Temporary Help Preferred Vendor Execu-Sys LTD 1411 Broadway, Suite 1220 New York, NY 10018 212.967.0505 Requires Purchase Order (PO) > $10,000 Website Evan Bradford x3814
Temporary Help Preferred Vendor Jackson & Coker / JC Nationwide 3000 Old Alabama Rd Ste 119-608 Alpharetta, GA 30022 800.272.2707 Requires Purchase Order (PO) > $10,000 Website Evan Bradford x3814
Temporary Help Preferred Vendor Kforce Inc. 1025 Connecticut Ave NW Suite 415 Washington, DC 20036 202.499.2200 Requires Purchase Order (PO) > $10,000 Website Evan Bradford x3814
Temporary Help Preferred Vendor Mondo International, LLC 102 Madison Ave 7th Floor New York, NY 10016 212.257.5111 Requires Purchase Order (PO) > $10,000 Website Evan Bradford x3814
Temporary Help Preferred Vendor Robert Half Accountemp/Creative Group Janet Baptiste 1401 I St NW Ste 400 Washington, DC 20005 202.991.0232 Requires Purchase Order (PO) > $10,000 Website Evan Bradford x3814
Travel Agency Strategic Vendor World Travel 620 Pennsylvania Drive Exton, Pennsylvania 19341 888.305.9160 Register for Travel Portal via my.american.edu Website Robert Lu x3899
Travel - Airlines Strategic Vendor American Airlines Book Through AU's Travel Agency Website Robert Lu x3899
Travel - Airlines Strategic Vendor Southwest Airlines Book Through AU's Travel Agency Website Robert Lu x3899
Water (Coolers) Strategic Vendor Deer Park 900 Long Ridge Road Stamford, CT 06902 800.950.9396 Corporate Card Website Evan Bradford x3814
Water (In-line Filtration) Strategic Vendor Quench 780 5th Avenue, Suite 200 King of Prussia, PA 19406 610.277.7472 Contact PCD Buyer Website Evan Bradford x3814