NMSDC Vice President, Entrepreneur in Residence

Interested candidates should submit their resumes to jobs@nmsdc.org​

Position Summary:

For the last 50 years, NMSDC has been advocating access to the American dream for systematically excluded communities of color. Our success is historic and unmatched. However, we have a long way to go to close the racial wealth gap and achieve economic equity.

In 2022, as we celebrate our 50th anniversary, we are taking game changing actions to tackle an audacious goal of growing NMSDC certified MBE revenue from ~$300 billion to $1 Trillion in the coming years.

We are looking for our very first Entrepreneur in Residence to help us with our transformation and growth, and our $1 Trillion goal.

Job Location: Remote
Employment Status: Consultant: 6-12 months, renewable
Travel Requirements: Moderate travel for company business and events; 15-25%

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Stand up an MBE Growth Department (or Office of Entrepreneurship)
  • Design a department structure; identify roles and necessary skillsets, and recruit talent for the department
  • Develop and begin to execute an MBE growth roadmap from $300 billion to $1 trillion
  • Partner with NMSDC C-Suite Advisory Group and corporate members to identify gap areas, emerging trends, and future needs
  • Collaborate with the NMSDC network and a partner network of incubators, accelerators to identify, nurture, and grow a pipeline of MBEs to address the gap areas and emerging needs
  • Potentially facilitate technology transfer from research institutions or government agencies to MBEs as a longer-term solution.
  • Inject entrepreneurship spirit and mindset to NMSDC network


  • A Real-World Entrepreneur with a track record of starting, scaling, and exiting multi-million-dollar businesses.
  • This individual brings a vast network of entrepreneurs, capital providers, incubators, accelerators, research institutions, and mentors.
  • A Strategic Visionary; demonstrated passion for nurturing and growing MBEs
  • A Confident Problem Solver; willing to take on any challenge and see it through to a successful outcome
  • An Inspirational Leader; ability to attract, retain, and grow talent

Compensation and Benefits:

  • The pay for this position is commensurate with experience
  • Benefits: N/A

Company Profile:

NMSDC was created in 1972 in responding to calling for racial justice. For the last 50 years, NMSDC has been connecting and advocating for the inclusion of minority business enterprises (MBEs). Because we believe every business deserves an unbiased chance. By helping Asian-Indian, Asian-Pacific, Black, Hispanic, and Native American businesses push forward, we are shaping a better world for all.

Our Network is Unmatched!

  • 15,000+ Certified MBEs
  • 1,500+ Corporate Members
  • 23 Regional Councils
  • NMSDC Business Consortium Fund/CDFI
  • 5 International Affiliates
  • Extensive NGO and Government partnerships

Our Results are Extraordinary!

  1. $396 billion in economic output annually
  2. $130 billion generated in tax revenue
  3. 75 million jobs