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Noteworthy items on certified MBEs, national corporate members of NMSDC, minority business opportunities and more.

 

NMSDC Congratulates Donald Cravins Jr. on His Appointment to the MBDA

The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) congratulates Donald Cravins, Jr. on his U.S. Senate-confirmed appointment as undersecretary of commerce for the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) of the U.S. [...]

Biden-Harris Administration Awards Record-Breaking $154.2 Billion in Contracting to Small Businesses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2022 Contact NMSDC: Jered Weber Communications and Engagement Manager jered.weber@nmsdc.org Highlights: One Million Small Business Jobs Created, Small Disadvantaged Business Goal Achieved a Year Ahead [...]

NMSDC’s Statement on the CHIPS for America Act

The National Minority Supplier Development Council is pleased by the recent Senate passage of The Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) for America Act. We applaud the bipartisan efforts by the Senate to pass the CHIPS Act and to address long standing concerns related to US manufacturing capacity and supply chain disruptions.

NMSDC Welcomes Kurtis Trevan as Vice President of Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Growth, Entrepreneur-in-Residence

NMSDC is excited to announce that Kurtis Trevan has joined NMSDC as a consultant to fill the role of vice president of MBE growth, entrepreneur-in-residence. Trevan comes to NMSDC from Gun Lake Investments (GLI), a leading tribally-owned private capital investment firm where he was CEO and co-founder.

Looking Back and Moving Forward – Ying McGuire’s One-Year Reflection

Today marks my one-year anniversary as the CEO and president of NMSDC. Frankly, it has been one of the hardest roles I’ve ever had. And yet, it is also the most fulfilling one. There has been a lot of listening, learning, strategizing, brainstorming, recruiting, coaching, communicating, collaborating, negotiating, multi-tasking, and problem solving.

NMSDC Partners with Industry Workforce Solutions to Enable Cyber Readiness Training for Minority Business Enterprises

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 6, 2022 Contact Industry Workforce Solutions (IWS): Erika Rose erika.rose@sbcglobal.net Contact NMSDC: Jered Weber Communications and Engagement Manager jered.weber@nmsdc.org NEW YORK – The National Minority Supplier [...]

2022 Mid-Year Update from NMSDC CEO and President Ying McGuire

As part of my continued efforts to foster open and transparent communication throughout the NMSDC community, I wanted to give you all a mid-year update on our organization’s progress on our strategic goals and where we are headed next.

NMSDC Announces 50th Anniversary Annual Conference & Exchange

NMSDC) is excited to announce registration is now open for its 50th Anniversary Conference & Exchange taking place in New Orleans, October 30 – November 2, 2022.

NMSDC, in Partnership with Wells Fargo, Launches the NMSDC Learning Center to Develop, Train, and Grow MBEs

NMSDC and Wells Fargo collaborate to provide business development guidance and training to minority-owned businesses.

NMSDC and Disability:IN Will Host Events at the Dallas Sheraton Hotel July 18 – 22

NMSDC and Disability:In are teaming up to promote five exciting days of events! This conference is the global corporate disability inclusion event of the year!

NMSDC Partners with OMD Growth Academy to Provide Free Marketing Education for Minority Businesses

NMSDC and OMD are proud to announce the creation of the OMD Growth Academy. This new effort affirms commitment to social and racial equity by providing Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) valuable marketing knowledge, resources, and insights needed for continued growth.

NMSDC Sends Letter of Support for Donald R. Cravins, Jr. Nomination for Under Secretary of Commerce for MBDA

NMSDC is thrilled regarding the news of Mr. Donald R. Cravins, Jr. nomination to fill the newly established position of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Minority Business Development (MBDA) of the Department of Commerce.

NMSDC Announces 2022 Winners of The Equity Honors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2022 Press Contact: Stefan Bradham Vice President, Marketing and Communications stefan.bradham@nmsdc.org NMSDC introduced its newest awards program, The Equity Honors, as part of its inaugural [...]

NMSDC Releases its 2021 Minority Business Economic Impact Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2022 Press Contact: Stefan Bradham Vice President, Marketing and Communications stefan.bradham@nmsdc.org New York, NY—The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) releases its 2021 Minority Business [...]

NMSDC Relocates Headquarters and Reinvests in MBE Growth

This move allows NMSDC the flexibility and efficiency to downscale our onsite footprint but maintain access to a full suite of services when we need them, including conference rooms, mail delivery, call answering, coworking space, and much more.

NMSDC Introduces The Equity Honors at the Minority Business Economic Forum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2022 Press Contact: Stefan Bradham Vice President, Marketing and Communications stefan.bradham@nmsdc.org NMSDC Introduces The Equity Honors at the Minority Business Economic Forum New York, NY—The [...]

NMSDC Announces its Inaugural Minority Business Economic Forum

“This leading event will tap the top leaders of corporate America, the Administration, and leading thought leaders in academia to re-calibrate the MBE narrative to be an integral part of the American economy and serve as a catalyst towards achieving $1 trillion in MBE annual revenue generation (4.3% of US GDP) to support MBE growth.” – Ying McGuire, CEO and President of NMSDC

NMSDC Commends the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Rule Modifications to Small Business Size Standards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2022 Press Contact: Stefan Bradham Vice President, Marketing and Communications stefan.bradham@nmsdc.org NMSDC commends the recent U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) final four rules to modify [...]

NMSDC Announces “Power to Impact: Real Talks” Community Outreach Event Ahead of its Inaugural Minority Business Economic Forum

NMSDC and Bristol Myers Squibb have partnered to create the Power to Impact in historically underserved communities with the mission and vision to assist the youth to find their purpose in the world through entrepreneurship and philanthropy.

MassMutual and NMSDC team up for First-Ever, Financial Professional Affiliated with MassMutual Certification Grant Initiative

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), America’s most influential and successful minority business development organization, are entering into a partnership to certify Black financial advisors affiliated with MassMutual as minority business enterprises (MBEs).

NMSDC’s 2022 Strategic Plan w/ CEO & President Ying McGuire

Ying McGuire, CEO & President of NMSDC, recently held an NMSDC Strategy Briefing to discuss our new 2022-2026 strategic plan. If you missed this briefing, catch up and learn how we plan to support MBEs to achieve $1 trillion in annual revenue generation (5% of US GDP).

Advantage Capital and the NMSDC Business Consortium Fund Announce New Private Growth Fund

Advantage Capital and the NMSDC Business Consortium Fund (BCF) announced today the launch of a new fund dedicated to providing access to capital to minority-owned business enterprises (MBEs).

NMSDC Joined Forces with the McBride Sisters SHECANThrive Initiative and Program

NMSDC joined forces last fall with the McBride Sisters SHE CAN Fund to present pre-selected National Minority Supplier Diversity Black-women business owners the opportunity to receive $20,000 in Facebook and […]

Ying McGuire To Provide Congressional Testimony

Ying McGuire, will provide congressional testimony to the U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Diversity & Inclusion in a hearing titled “Building Opportunity: Addressing the Financial Barriers to Minority and Women-Owned Businesses’ Involvement in Infrastructure Projects.”

A Message From Our CEO & President, Ying McGuire

Today marks the first day of Black History Month. It is a significant time for us to reflect on Black Americans’ too-often neglected impact and achievements across U.S. history and society.

Moreover, it provides us a fresh reminder to take stock of where systemic racism persists and seize the opportunity to create fundamental changes. At NMSDC, we drive change by serving as a growth engine for NMSDC certified MBEs, and by being a strong voice for communities of color.

NMSDC Partners with the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC)

Did you know that you can start off 2022 with a new partnering relationship by participating in the National Minority Supplier Development Council’s (NMSDC) memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC)?

NMSDC Celebrates the Life and Legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On Monday, January 17, 2022, we celebrate the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

2021 Holiday Message from CEO & President, Ying McGuire

As 2021 draws to a close, I wanted to reach out to all of you in the NMSDC community to thank you for participating and engaging with our work, supporting [...]

A Message from NMSDC on the Devastating Midwest Tornadoes

The news of the devastation caused by the weather conditions this past weekend was heartbreaking. Four out of our twenty-three regional councils were within the path of the volatile storms and tornados.

NMSDC Business Consortium Fund (BCF) launches It’s First Microloan Program

Micro loans are here for all qualified National Minority Supplier Development Council-certified small businesses. With generous funding from Wells Fargo and other corporations, The Business Consortium Fund is excited to launch its first dedicated micro loan program.

Ying McGuire, CEO and President of NMSDC, Named Member of the SBA’s Council on Underserved Communities by Administrator Guzman

NSMDC President Ying McGuire Newly Appointed Member of the SBA’s Council on Underserved Communities.

SBA Administrator, Guzman Announces Members of the Council on Underserved Communities

U.S. Small Business Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman named Ying McGuire, CEO and President of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), to serve on the reconvened Council on Underserved Communities (CUC) authorized under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).

NMSDC Applauds the Biden-Harris Administration in its Bold New Goal to Increase the Share of Contracts to Small Disadvantaged Businesses by 50 Percent by 2025

President Biden announced a bold new goal: increasing the share of contracts going to small disadvantaged businesses by 50 percent by 2025 – an unprecedented target projected to translate to an additional $100 billion to SDBs over 5 years.

NMSDC’s CEO and President, Ying McGuire’s 100 Day Reflection

This coming Friday will mark 100 days since I took on the role of CEO and President of NMSDC. People continue to ask me if I am still glad that [...]

#GivingTuesdayNow-2021

Over the past two years, I’ve been encouraged to see so many demonstrations of goodwill and togetherness, reminding ourselves and each other that we are not alone and that yes, [...]

NMSDC Presents Awards for Outstanding Achievements during its Annual Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2021 Contact: Lisa Whaley Morris Vice President, Strategic Alliances Lisa.Morris@NMSDC.org | 212-944-2430 National Minority Supplier Development Council Presents Awards for Outstanding Achievements to Corporate Members, [...]

Omnicom Media Group, National Minority Suppliers Development Council Partner To Advance Certification For Diverse Content Creators

Omnicom Media Group and NMSDC are entering into a first-of-its-kind partnership to help content creators of diverse backgrounds earn the NMSDC’s minority business enterprise (MBE) certification.

Ying McGuire’s One Month Reflection

Ying McGuire reflects on first month at NMSDC “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”. My day-to-day journey as the CEO and President of NMSDC over [...]

NMSDC Celebrates August as National Black Business Month

NMSDC is committed in helping enable Black-owned firms and all other certified MBEs for growth New York, NY - In recognition of the enduring contributions and economic performance of Black-owned [...]

NMSDC Appoints Ying McGuire as CEO and President

The National Minority Supplier Development Council, as the board of directors, announce the appointment of Ying McGuire as the new President and CEO.

NMSDC Delivers Pathways to Global Prosperity and a Certification You Can Trust

For nearly 50 years, the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), America’s most influential and successful minority business development organization, offered its minority business enterprises (MBEs) the gold-standard certification that has created pathways to global prosperity and a national network to support their growth, development, and sustainability.

NMSDC Launches an MBE eMarketplace

NMSDC eMarketplace (Powered and funded by ePS) was created to provide our 13,000+ NMSDC Certified MBE’s the technology to participate in any eMarketplace or eProcurement platform.

NMSDC Leadership Week Awards Celebrate Minority Business Achievements

NMSDC welcomed MBEs, Corporate Members, and guests to the online Awards Ceremony which honored outstanding achievements in minority business leadership, advocacy, and success. This was the second year for this annual awards program to be presented in a virtual format.

2021 NMSDC Conference is Now Virtual

NMSDC Conference 2021 Save These Dates: Oct. 25 – 28, 2021 NMSDC has been monitoring the coronavirus pandemic situation, assessing the requirements for an in-person event and surveying our constituents [...]

EYE – Boots on The Ground

On April 12, 2021, NMSDC announced the successful launch of their eighth consecutive Emerging Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) cohort program.

Open Applications! NMSDC Provides 25 Need-Based Cash Relief Grants

Dear NMSDC Community, In partnership with Voya Financial®, NMSDC is providing 25 need-based cash relief grants of $5,000 to small businesses (with annual revenue up to $1 million). To apply, [...]

Fifth Third Bank and the National Minority Supplier Development Council Launch Centers of Excellence Certification Program for Small Businesses

The program will last for nine months and will involve selected minority-owned private businesses that are NMSDC-certified Class II businesses, with annual sales between $1 million and $10 million and that have a minimum of five employees.

Tuck Diversity Business Programs and National Minority Supplier Development Council Partner to Help Diverse Business Owners

Tuck Diversity Business Programs and the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) have formed a partnership to support the growth of Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) across the country.

NMSDC Supports the Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community

Once again, we find ourselves struggling to comprehend the horror of more lives lost and forever changed because of racially motivated violence. Our hearts are broken for the Asian American [...]

NMSDC Communications from Board Chairman, Jose Turkienicz

At the NMSDC we are committed to ending the racial equity wealth gap by connecting Black, Indigenous and People of Color entrepreneurs to opportunity. We advocate for equity. We provide access.

From the Desk of Jose Turkienicz – NMSDC President & CEO Announcement

Dear NMSDC Community, It is with mixed emotions that I announce that Adrienne Trimble will be stepping down as President & CEO of NMSDC. Adrienne joined the organization in August […]

Mid-States MSDC Recognizes Corporations Spending With Black Businesses

The Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council (Mid-States MSDC) recognizes 39 Central Indiana corporations (see attached image) that spent more than $650 Million with Black-owned businesses in 2020.

NMSDC 2021 – Message from the President

 Hello and Happy New Year! NMSDC is excited and ready to embark on a successful 2021 journey. We have strategically outlined our OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) to focus […]

NMSDC NAMES NEW BOARD CHAIRMAN, MR. JOSE TURKIENICZ, UPS CPO 

For Immediate Release January 11, 2021 Press Contact:  Tammy Wilkins Tammy.Wilkins@nmsdc.org (212) 944-2430 NATIONAL MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL NAMES NEW BOARD CHAIRMAN, MR. JOSE TURKIENICZ, UPS CPO  Mr. Jose Turkienicz […]

We’re In This Together: NMSDC 2020 – A Year of Perseverance from Adrienne Trimble

   Greetings NMSDC Network! As we close out the year, we just want to say thank you for your support throughout this pandemic. Your sponsorship, participation, and words of […]

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is the First U.S. Alcohol Beverage Wholesaler to Join the National Minority Supplier Development Council

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits—the world’s pre-eminent distributor of alcohol beverage—today announced it is the first U.S. alcohol beverage wholesaler to join the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC).

Disney Earns ‘Corporation of the Year’ Award!

Our Supplier Diversity team works hard to create an inclusive supply chain where we identify diverse suppliers that help the company deliver world-class entertainment experiences to our guests in our theme parks and resorts around the world.

Joint-Venture Partnership Honored: ARVO Realty Advisors, Cushman & Wakefield

The Houston Minority Supplier Development Council, a nonprofit serving the needs of the city’s minority business enterprises (MBEs), has given its 2020 Strategic Teaming Award to ARVO Realty Advisors and […]

CVMSDC Re-EMERGE Conference

We spent the better part of 2020, sheltered in place. Many corporations and business owners made pivots and are thriving; while others still face challenges to re-open. Join us on December 2nd & 3rd, with a stellar line-up of Subject Matter Experts.

Four Minority Owned Suppliers Of The Year Are Selected And Recognized By NMSDC For Their Pursuit Of Excellence In Providing Supply Chain Solutions To Corporate Partners

Each year, at their National annual Conference, NMSDC presents its prestigious “Supplier of the Year” Award(s) to recognize a select number of certified minority business enterprise (MBE) and their exemplary achievements in providing needed solutions to our corporate partners.

Five Corporations Are Selected And Recognized By NMSDC For Their Pursuit Of Excellence In Advancing Minority Business Inclusion Into Their Supply Chains

Each year, at their National annual Conference, NMSDC presents its prestigious “Corporation of the Year” Award(s) to recognize a select number of national corporate members and their exemplary achievements in minority supplier inclusion.

Advancing Black entrepreneurs

As a step toward helping black-owned businesses recover and move forward, a coalition of four business advocacy groups — the National Minority Supplier Development Council, US Black Chambers, National Urban League and Black Enterprise — have partnered with JPMorgan Chase to launch Advancing Black Entrepreneurs by Chase for Business.

2020 Influential Women – Adrienne C. Trimble, NMSDC, Inc.

By the time Adrienne C. Trimble became the president and chief executive officer for the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) in 2018, she had received numerous accolades for her work in diversity and inclusion over her nearly 20 years at Toyota Motor North America.

Adrienne Trimble selected as one of the “25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards” by The Network Journal (TNJ)

For 22 years, TNJ has consistently recognized “trailblazing Black women professionals and entrepreneurs,” such as accomplished and respected CEO and President of NMSDC, Adrienne Trimble.

Corporate America Stepping Up To Support Black Businesses BLM Movement

NMSDC President and CEO Adrienne Trimble challenged business leaders to “Not only lend a hand to our minority business enterprises but to take definitive action and stand up against the systemic racial barriers plaguing our society.”

Connecting Chicago’s minority-owned businesses

The Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council is responsible for certifying, advocating, developing and connecting minority businesses with major buying organizations.

American Corporations Respond to NMSDC’s Call to Expand Support to Minority Businesses

The COVID-19 pandemic and civil protests have put many Black-owned businesses across the U.S. at risk of permanent closure. To support these businesses, the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) launched the “In This Together” campaign.

Adrienne Trimble is on the Frontlines of the Modern-Day Civil Rights Movement

Adrienne Trimble is on the Frontlines of the Modern-Day Civil Rights Movement

In This Together Campaign Strives to Invest $1B in Black-Owned Businesses

The overwhelming support for the Black Lives Matter movement and Black businesses has grown significantly over the past month. While more initiatives arise, companies continue to step up to collaboratively uplift the movement and the Black community.

Chase Chats: Advancing Black Entrepreneurs: Rising to the Challenges of COVID-19

Watch this free webcast to:  Learn what Advancing Black Entrepreneurs by Chase for Business is and how it can support your business Hear insights from Black Business organization leaders that […]

‘In This Together’ Campaign Aims To Invest $1 Billion In Minority Businesses Impacted By Covid

More than 30 blue-chip companies—including the likes of Capital One, ExxonMobil, Nissan North American Inc., and Procter & Gamble Co.—have pledged to support Black businesses and the Black Lives Matter movement.

PPP Loan Program Has Been Extended Through August 8th!

The PPP has Resumed Accepting Applications! The Paycheck Protection Program has reopened.  The new deadline to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program loan is August 8, 2020 however applications must […]

Business Advocacy Groups Partner with Chase Business Banking to Help Black Entrepreneurs Address the Financial Challenges of COVID-19

New educational curriculum will help black business owners address immediate financial needs and build resiliency in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Corporate America Stepping Up to Support Black Businesses & BLM Movement

President and CEO Adrienne Trimble firmly stated the organization’s commitment to facilitating change for the nation’s Black business community. Ms. Trimble’s appeal challenged business leaders to, “Not only lend a hand to our Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), but to take definitive action and stand up against the systemic racial barriers plaguing our society.”

ChicagoMSDC’s New President and CEO

ChicagoMSDC Officially Welcomes New President and CEO June 26, 2020 – Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council (ChicagoMSDC) officially announces that J. Vincent Williams will be the new President and Chief Executive Officer. Effective July […]

NMSDC at the Center of Ensuring Minority-Owned Businesses Get Federal Funds

In an effort to help more nonwhite businesses get federal funding through the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (NMSDC) Business Consortium Fund (BCF) and Midwest BankCentre teamed up to help certified Minority Business Enterprises access the federal emergency funds.

St. Louis bank agrees to fund PPP loans for minority businesses nationwide

ST. LOUIS — Midwest BankCentre is partnering with the National Minority Supplier Development Council Inc. (NMSDC) to provide certified Minority Business Enterprises nationally with funding through the Paycheck Protection Program.

Nicklaus: Minority businesses are frustrated by a federal loan program. A national group turned to a St. Louis bank for help

When banker Orvin Kimbrough got a haircut last week, he also gained insight into how small businesses are coping with the coronavirus pandemic. His barber, an African American woman who […]

Minority Business Enterprises Offered PPP Assistance

NMSDC recently announced the establishment of a new partnership between their Business Consortium Fund and Midwest BankCentre to assist certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) with funding access through the Paycheck Protection Program.

In This Together

This is a painful time for our nation. Like you, our entire organization and our staff are struggling to understand the senseless deaths of George Floyd and too many others whose lives have been impacted by racial injustice. Our thoughts go out to their families. But minority communities need more than grief and words.

NMSDC Secures Partnership to Connect MBEs with PPP Funding

The National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (NMSDC) is pleased to announce the establishment of a new partnership between their Business Consortium Fund (BCF) and Midwest BankCentre to assist certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) with funding access through the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Details about how to access funding are available online by visiting BCF’s website at www.bcfcapital.com/ppp-disclosure.

Wells Fargo & NMSDC Partner to Present Four Minority Business Leadership Academies in 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: MarCom@NMSDC.org Wells Fargo & NMSDC Partner to Present Four Minority Business Leadership Academies in 2020 (New York, NY: May 15, 2020): Wells Fargo & Company and the […]

#GivingTuesdayNow

NMSDC is deeply concerned about the state of the minority businesses we serve as they are traditionally hardest hit by downturns. COVID-19 is and will continue to have a dramatic [...]

NMSDC COVID-19: National Office Plan

Our number one priority is to ensure the health, well-being, and safety of the NMSDC staff as concern grows about the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Effective Friday, March 13, until further notice, the National Office staff will be working remotely. We will be conducting business as usual; however, the office will not be open to guests for in-person meetings.

NMSDC Supports NAIC Initiative to Facilitate the Raise of $1 Billion of Growth Equity Capital for MWBEs

We are excited to announce that the Minority Business Development Agency and the National Association of Investment Companies have teamed to identify and facilitate the raise of $1 billion of growth equity capital for minority and women businesses.

NMSDC President/CEO Adrienne Trimble Named To The 2020 Ebony Power 100 List

EBONY REVEALS ITS ANNUAL EBONY POWER 100 LIST. Power Couples, MVPs and Shining Stars take a bow with iconic entertainment honorees including Super Bowl Champ, Patrick Mahomes, actress, Cynthia Erivo and John Legend & Chrissy Teigen.

2020 Leadership Awards Nomination Process Open

Dear NMSDC Community, DEADLINE EXTENSION! The 2020 Leadership Awards Nomination deadline has been extended until January 27th. For your convenience, we have enclosed the nomination questions in Word document form […]

The National Minority Supplier Development Council Rewards Jacqueline Matos

Read the full article here:  https://www.elnuevodia.com/negocios/empresas/nota/distinguenlalabordesuplidoraboricua-2494708/  

NMSDC Featured in Hispanic Network Magazine

Read about how NMSDC has helped your business community in Detroit, MI, this year’s host to the NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange.

The Importance of Supply Chain Diversity

Diversity has become a business buzzword in recent times, with numerous C-suite executives viewing it as simply a tick-box exercise, alas. And yet a growing welter of evidence suggests the manifold advantages of utilising diverse supply chains – engaging suppliers from ethnic, racial and gender minorities – are too significant to be ignored.

NMSDC ⎮ Joseph R. Hinrichs Named Chairman of NMSDC

For Immediate Release June 9, 2016 Press contact: Phil Thurston (212) 944-2430 ext: 127 The National Minority Supplier Development Council (www.nmsdc.org) is pleased to announce that Joseph R. Hinrichs, executive [...]

CSCMP⎮Corporations Receive National Awards

Citigroup, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and others receive national awards for minority supplier development   By Staff | June 8, 2016 The National Minority Supplier Development Council recently recognized both individuals and [...]

New York Beacon⎮NMSDC Leadership Awards

MBNUSA ⎮ Ford: NMSDC’s Corporation of the Year

Ford Motor Co. has been a leader in the auto industry since it was founded by Henry Ford in 1903.

MBNUSA ⎮ Supplier Diversity’s Future

At the 2015 National Minority Supplier Development Council Conference, several chief procurement officers from leading corporations participated in a session titled “The Future of Minority Supplier Development” to share their […]

MBNUSA ⎮Chicago MSDC Delivers

Chicago is known for being the Windy City, deep dish pizza, the “L” train and – in supplier diversity circles – the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council.

BLACK ENTERPRISE | Joset Wright-Lacy Predicts Supplier Diversity Future – Part 2

"The numbers don’t lie." by Safon Floyd    Posted: May 21, 2016 In Part 2 of an enlightening conversation on the supplier diversity landscape with National Minority Supplier Development Council [...]

GLOBAL DIVERSITY NEWS | NMSDC President Joset Wright-Lacy: 6 year plan

Global Diversity News speaks with Joset Wright-Lacy about NMSDC's 6 year plan.

BLACK ENTERPRISE | President Talks Prejudice in Business – Part 1

National Minority Supplier Development Council President Talks Prejudice in Business – Part 1 President of one of the country’s leading corporate membership organizations, Joset Wright-Lacy, talks the impact and importance [...]

HUFFINGTON POST | Lost Minority Business

Lost Minority Business = Millions of Missing Potential Jobs and Billions in Income 05/09/2016 01:06 pm ET | Margarita Hakobyan is a businesswoman and an entrepreneur that is addicted to [...]

THE NETWORK JOURNAL | Economic Development Administration Announces Major Opportunities

Economic Development Administration Announces Major Opportunities for Innovators and Entrepreneurs By: TNJ STAFF Thursday, May 5, 2016 This week, EDA’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE) is excited to announce [...]

BLACK ENTERPRISE | National Minority Supplier Development Council Honors Diversity Leaders

Council recognizes diversity leaders for positive impact on companies by Safon Floyd    Posted: April 14, 2016   On Wednesday, May 18, the 2016 National Minority Supplier Development Council Leadership [...]

GLOBAL DIVERSITY NEWS | Diversity news from around the globe

Global Diversity News takes a look at Access to Capital Among Minority Business Enterprises. After taking a look at the "National Survey Access to Capital Among Minority Business Enterprises" 2015 [...]

BARBARA OLIVER | Interviews Joset Wright-Lacy

Barbara Oliver and Joset Wright-Lacy of NMSDC at Impact 2016 in Las Vegas. Listen to podcast>

TELEMUNDO | Impact 2016

Telemundo Coverage of IMPACT 2016 Please click here to watch the video

MONEY MONDAYS | with Mellody Hobson

Tom: Today you’re giving us an update on the state of Black entrepreneurship. Mellody: I decided that a good way to close out Black History Month would be to look at [...]

CSCMP | Why minority suppliers belong in your supply chain

Including minority business enterprises in your roster of suppliers can generate meaningful business benefits, says Joset Wright-Lacy, president of the National Minority Supplier Development Council. What do you look for [...]

Black EOE Journal: Conference Wrap-up

The NMSDC Conference offers and environment to identify business opportunities and to attend workshops and seminars to help corporate members and MBEs develop their skill.  Workshops and seminars one such […]

U.S. Veterans Magazine

The NMSDC Conference offers an environment to identify business opportunities and to attend workshops and seminars to help corporate members and MBEs develop their skill. Read the full article here.

Survey: Improving Access to Capital Among Minority Business Enterprises Is ‘An Economic Imperative’

Black-owned businesses are an engine of growth in the U.S., and they must be supported.  The United States is becoming an increasingly Black and Brown country, so it is incumbent […]

Diversity in STEAM Magazine

“NMSDC and their affiliates can open doors for opportunites to develop relationships that can grow your business” Full article>

MBE magazine interviews Marquis Miller

Marquis Miller, Vice President of Field Operations discusses findings from the Economic Impact Report. The Economic Impact Study started in August of 2014, it was designed to create more detail […]

Joset Wright-Lacy On Challenges Facing Minority-Owned Businesses

Houston is the most racially and ethnically diverse city in the nation. But even here, minority-owned businesses face serious difficulties competing with those owned by white males. Joset Wright-Lacy is […]

Uptown Professional

A lawyer by trade and now president of the National Minority Supplier Development Council by choice, Joset Wright-Lacy presides over the largest corporate membership organization in the world dedicated to […]

Houston Style Magazine – ” NMSDC Annual Conference Redefines the Business Case for Minority Businesses and Corporate America

NMSDC Annual Conference Redefines the Business Case for Minority Businesses and Corporate America NY, NY Sept. 29, 2015 – The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) – the nation’s premier […]

Hispanic Network Magazine talks about “NMSDC profiles in success”

NMSDC profiles on Tillie Hidalgo Lima (Best Upon Request), Rosa Santana (Integrated Human Capital), Nina Vaca (Pinnacle Group) and Fred Lona (Hilton Worldwide) Download PDF>        

Joset Wright-Lacy in the Black EOE Journal

Wright-Lacy elaborates, “Where there is no strong leadership committed to minority inclusion, the culture will reflect that. The culture has to change, because whether we like it or not, the […]

Meet the Man Who Started a Conversation Worth a Billion Dollars: Clifford A. Bailey

Talking to business owner and National Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (NMBEIC) Chair, a committee of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) , Clifford A. Bailey, it is obvious […]

NMSDC Honors Top Corporations and Minority Businesses

The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) held its 2015 Business Conference and Expo at the San Diego Convention Center from October 18-21. The four-day event brought together over 6,000 minority suppliers and representatives from some of America’s largest corporations.

Economic Impact Report Shows Pivotal Role of Minority-Owned Businesses In U.S. Economy

NMSDC retained The Institute for Thought Diversity to conduct a study to assess the economic impact that the NMSDC MBE community has on the United States economy (and Puerto Rico).

Leader of the Year

NMSDC is currently accepting nominations for the Leader of the Year Award which recognizes outstanding corporate leaders and innovative minority business enterprises in our network. NMSDC  is excited to recognize […]

2015 M&A Summit in October

NMSDC’s Mergers and Acquisitions Summit, originally scheduled for May 2015, will now be incorporated into NMSDC’s Annual Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange.

In Memory of Lynda Ireland

NMSDC mourns the passing of Lynda Ireland, former President & CEO of NY&NJ Minority Supplier Development Council. Lynda’s dedicated service with the NYNJMSDC spanned nearly two decades.

MBDA Webinar: Accessing Alternative Financing for your Business

On Wednesday, April 1st join the Minority Business Development Agency for a free access to capital webinar on financial products that can help take your business to the next level. John Herrera, president […]

2015 M&A Summit

Bridge to Billion Dollar MBEs The intersection of performance, opportunity and access to capital is where business success occurs. While many MBEs have been successful at organic growth it does […]

NMSDC launched IMPACT 2015

On March 3 and 4, NMSDC launched IMPACT 2015, a two-day event hosted by Time Warner Inc. featuring knowledge sharing, networking, updates on exciting new initiatives and a focus on […]

EY Entrepreneur of the Year – Nomination Deadline: March 6, 2015

Visionaries. Game changers. Those who change our lives every day, in every way. That defines the EY Entrepreneur of the Year. Nominate an NMSDC-certified MBE for this prestigious honor today. […]