About Us

The North America Procurement Council is a project of Bid Ocean, Inc., purchasing organizations and suppliers to provide a highly effective free and open-access e-procurement platform that will continue to evolve rapidly to meet the needs of buyers and sellers throughout North America.

Participation currently includes mostly organizations in the USA and Canada but any organization in a country considered to be part of North America may participate, including Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago & United States of America.

Procurement Solicitations (bid advertisements) entered on this web site are distributed freely through state and industry specific bid networks and buyer web sites to reach the maximum number of qualified and responsive bidders.

Bid Ocean, Inc. is a software developer and publisher who has been bringing buyers and sellers together since 2001 and has donated the initial software code and data for this Site.

Management and Leadership

Tim Loncarich, CEO - Tim is an altruistic entrepreneur who started his first business at age 12 and has been designing & managing web based procurement systems & business portals for more than 15 years. Tim specializes in creating and managing complex and hyper-efficient systems.

Dr. Roman Kolcun, CTO - Roman is a leading computer scientist who has been involved in the coding of web based business networks and artificial neural networks for more than 13 years. Roman helps ensure that the NAPC's technology is the most effective and meets the needs of users.

Ria River, Systems Admin & Chief Programmer - Ria has been writing great software code for more than 7 years and single-handedly coded most of the NAPC software. Ria continues to develop the NAPC software system with new features and capabilities.

Dr. Chance Eaton, Organizational Psychologist - Chance has degrees in business and psychology and helps the NAPC cultivate the most effective corporate culture possible to nurture the growth and development of staff and users.

Jakki Lucero, Staff Wellness Manager - Jakki helps ensure that NAPC staff are healthy, happy and productive and that the NAPC remains a vibrant and sustainable organization.

Michael Winter, Sales Manager - Mike has been involved in sales for more than 25 years and helps ensure that the NAPC remains financially sustainable and NAPC customers and partners remain enthusiastic supporters.