AUGUST NETWORKING EVENTS

Shortly after the event-packed June, The New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council held two moremajor networking events for its certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and Corporate Members. Our reoccurring event, Biz Connect along with our new Upstate Xchange allowed members to connect and develop potential business opportunities in the month of August.   …

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MBE SPOTLIGHT: LEO RUSSELL

Leo Russell is the CEO and Founder of Pride Global and its subsidiaries. Pride Global (f/k/a PRIDE Technologies) was founded in 1983 with a focus on providing IT services to financial institutions. Over the years, Leo diversified the core functions of Pride Global to include human capital solutions including vendor management, payroll and pass-through services, …

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SEPTEMBER’S CORPORATE SPOTLIGHT: COLGATE-PALMOLIVE

Jeannie Maddox, Head of Supplier Diversity at Colgate-Palmolive and former Chairperson for The Council’s Board of Directors, has announced her retirement. After working at Colgate for 28 years and making immense contributions to the world of Supplier Diversity. The Council sincerely thanks Ms. Maddox for all she has done for the NYNJ Council and its …

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September: Message from the President

A MESSAGE FROM THE COUNCIL PRESIDENT Summer is drawing to a close and The Council is beginning to make preparations for the end of the year. We extend a sincere thanks to all who attended and participated in our Networking for Scholarships Golf Event and Business Opportunity Exchange during the month of June. We hope …

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