The 2020 NMSDC Conference +
Business Opportunity Exchange (BOE) is now virtual!
October 26 – 29, 2020
CPO & Corporate Plus Joint Session | “Responsive Actions in Today’s Economy”
October 26, 2020
1:00 PM-2:30 PM ET
The economic impacts of Covid-19 and increased focus on economic inclusion of minority business offers new possibilities for doing business. Explore how CPOs and Corporate Plus members are taking action and providing responsive support for MBEs in this dynamic roundtable discussion.
Adrienne C. Trimble
President and CEO
National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.
Adrienne Trimble is the President and CEO of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). She is a known thought leader for advancing corporate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives. Prior to her role with NMSDC, Ms. Trimble was General Manager, Diversity & Inclusion at Toyota Motor North America, responsible for leading and executing diversity & inclusion strategies across Toyota’s North American operations.
President & CEO
Hightower Petroleum Co.
STEPHEN L. HIGHTOWER is President and CEO of Hightowers Petroleum Co. (HPC), a $400 million enterprise consisting of five national and international businesses. A self-made entrepreneur since 1979, Hightower grew his Ohio-based wholesale fuel supply company into an International enterprise covering the entire energy value chain.
Chief Procurement Officer
As the global Chief Procurement Officer for Corteva Agriscience™, CRAIG REED leads a global team of more than 400 professionals and $8+ billion in spend that covers raw materials, energy, packaging, contract manufacturing, IT, corporate services, MRO, capital, and logistics.