Wednesday October 26th, Detroit Michigan — At the final night of the 2017 NMSDC Annual Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange, ATR International was presented with the Supplier of the Year Class IV Award.Supplier of the Year is the highest honor given by the NMSDC to its MBEs, to recognize growth and development, operational success, support of other minority businesses and active participation in the community.
The Walt Disney Company is known for creating magical moments that bring joy and happiness to families, but they should also be known for their commitment to ensuring Minority and Women Business Enterprises (MWBEs) are included as an important part of their sourcing. They make sure that everyone has an equal opportunity to share in creating the magic that Disney is known for.
I recently had the pleasure to meet and speak with Dr. Dwan Armstrong, Sr. Supplier Diversity Manager for The Clorox Company. She is the chairperson of the Georgia Women’s Business Council (GWBC) and serves on the board of directors for the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council (GMSDC) as chairperson of the Certification Committee. Dwan was kind enough to take the time to share her thoughts and offer some advice to other Supplier Diversity professionals.
I recently had the opportunity to speak with Simeon Terry, Program Manager of Diversity Affairs at Austin Industries. Simeon is a recent recipient of the 2012 Champions of Diversity Award.
I recently had the opportunity to speak with Colleen Mayer, Manager of Supplier Diversity & Sustainability at MillerCoors. Colleen is a recent recipient of the 2012 Champions in Diversity Award and has been at the forefront of Supplier Diversity and development since 1998.