Executive Director

Craig Rowley’s career spans over 35 years in all levels of procurement, including 23 years in the public sector. He also served as the Vice President of Facilities for the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority.

During that time, he served and chaired on affiliate and national boards, made public procurement and management presentations on local, state and national levels, and was the recipient of the National Procurement Institute’s “Excellence in Procurement” Award every year during his tenure. He also served as chair of the State of Nevada Commission to Study Governmental Purchasing.

Craig received his designation as Lifetime Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) in 1997.

In 2006 he left all this behind and created Real Business Solutions, LLC.

The RBS team is honored to have been selected in 2008 by the Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials to provide association management and event planning services, and to serve as Executive Director.

In 2011, he received the National Procurement Institute’s Carlton N. Parker Award for Outstanding Service.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Christy, traveling, cooking, and learning to play the acoustic guitar.

Contact Craig at execdirector@fappo.org, or P: 407-813-1323


PO Box 622612

Orlando, FL 32862-2612