NMSDC Industry Groups

NMSDC Industry Groups

NMSDC facilitates the creation of informal networks of leadership companies concerned with issues related to minority supplier development. These industry groups represent hundreds of national member companies in such sectors as advertising, entertainment media and sports; automotive; construction; consumer products; education; financial services; food and beverage; governmental contractors; healthcare; hospitality; manufacturing; manufacturing suppliers; petrochemical and energy; professional services; real estate; retail and apparel; technology; transportation and utilities. Membership is by invitation only to national corporate members.

Advertising, Entertainment, Media and Sports

Melanie Gunn-Nieves
Manager, Supplier Diversity
Warner Media

Valerie Corrales
Vice President, Strategic Sourcing
Fox Corporation

Automotive

Travis Spencer
Head of Supplier Diversity
Ford Motor Company
Construction

Hebrew Dixon, III
Director of Diversity
Arco Design Build

Construction

Hebrew Dixon, III
Chair
Construction Industry Group

Consumer Products

Debra Quade
Supplier Diversity Manager
Kellogg

Robin Hawkins
Supplier Diversity Manager
ExxonMobil

Education

Jerry Epps
Director of Vendor Diversity
Babson College

James (Jim) Kelley
Procurement and Risk Manager

Bowdoin College

Financial Services

Lissa J. Miller
FVP – Supplier Diversity
Truist

Food and Beverage

James Hing
Global Category Manager
Starbucks Coffee Company

Governmental Contractors

J. Alex Agyemang, MBA, CSCP
Senior Manager, Supply Chain Strategy and Small Business Liaison Officer
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC

Healthcare

Aron Khoury
Director, supplier diversity
Medtronic

George Robinson II
Director, Supplier Diversity & Inclusion
UPMC

Hospitality

Simone Ray
Director, Corporate Procurement & Supplier
Hilton Worldwide

Manufacturing

Keith Eakins
Director, Supplier Diversity
WestRock

Manufacturing Suppliers

Elisa Mitchell (Vice Chair)
Director, Supplier Diversity
Wesco

Petrochemical and Energy

Dave Feldman
Manager, Supplier Diversity
Chevron

Nancy Swartout (Co-chair)
Manager, Global Sustainable Procurement
ExxonMobil

Professional Services

Lorenzo Bell
Global D&I Procurement Manager
EY

Real Estate

Tracey DeVille
Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager
BGIS Global Integrated Solutions US LLC

Retail and Apparel

Jessica Lozano Williams
Director, Supplier Diversity
Target Corporation

Technology (TechScale)

Síofra Harnett
Global Head of Supplier Diversity
Google, Inc.

Transportation

Melody Davidson
Supplier Diversity Manager
United Parcel Service, Inc.

Utilities

Vickie Irwin-Avery
General Manager, Supplier Sustainability and Equity
Southern Company

Lawrence B. Wooten
Senior Manager Supplier Diversity
American Water Works Service Company

For more information on joining one of NMSDC’s Industry Groups, please contact us at member.success@nmsdc.org.