About Us

The New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (The Council), established in 1973, is a vital link between major corporations and minority business enterprises (MBEs). Serving the New York and New Jersey region, The Council is one of the 23 regional affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (NMSDC).

Board of Directors

The Council is committed to advancing supplier diversity initiatives to a world-class level — and it all starts with our dedicated Board of Directors.

Executive Committee

Angela M. Guzman
Angela M. Guzman

Chair

Senior Vice President, Head of Supplier Diversity (Americas) - Dentsu International

Ellen Jameson
Ellen Jameson

Vice Chair

Director, Supplier Diversity - Pfizer Inc.

Darrien Pinkman

Treasurer

Senior Director, Global Corporate & Property Management Procurement, Head of Supplier Diversity and Economic Inclusion - Tishman Speyer

Carla Hunter Ramsey

Secretary

Global Director, Supplier Diversity & Sustainability Global Procurement - National Grid

Cheryl McCants

MBE Input Committee Chair

President & CEO - Impact Consulting Enterprises

Terrence Clark
Mr. Terrence Clark

President & CEO

President & CEO - NYNJMSDC

Members

Shendora Pridgen
Shendora Pridgen

Executive Director, Global Head of Supplier Diversity - Morgan Stanley

Trung Tieu

Associate Manager of Supplier Diversity Global Procurement - PepsiCo

Rondu Vincent

Executive Director, Global Supplier Diversity & Sustainability, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement - Bristol Myers Squibb

Laurinda Thomas

Director, Supplier Diversity, Global Procurement - ADP

Jeanine Pedoto

Vice President - Prudential, Global Enterprise Services

Melanie Gunn-Nieves
Melanie Gunn-Nieves

Manager, Supplier Diversity - WarnerMedia

Marisol Ramirez
Marisol Ramirez

Supplier Diversity Manager - Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG)

Wesley W. Joseph
Wesley W. Joseph

Senior Director, Procurement - Johnson & Johnson

Sheri Shafir
Sheri Shafir

Director, Supplier Diversity - AMC Networks

Rose Hatcher
Rose Hatcher

Director, Supplier Diversity - Paramount

Greg Michel
Greg Michel

Chief Procurement Officer - NBA

Swati Scanlonn
Swati Scanlon

Vice President, Head of Governance & Supplier Diversity - New York Life Insurance Company

Dawn Wells

Senior Director, Supply Chain - Northwell Health

Daniel Sung Park
Daniel Sung Park

President - eClaro International

Jessica Johnson

President - Johnson Security Bureau, Inc.

MBE Input Committee (MBEIC)

The MBEIC is a collective of minority business owners whose mission is to help NYNJMSDC certified minority owned businesses grow and expand by providing counsel and specific program recommendations to The Council.

Chair

Cheryl McCants
Impact Consulting Enterprises

1st Vice Chair

Gigi DeJesus
Salsa Industrial Supply

2nd Vice Chair

Vijay Mehta
Arkview Capital

Secretary

Stephanie Armstrong
J2 Medical

Members

Lee Evans
ReWire Group

Jessica Johnson-Cope
Johnson Security Bureau

Yudita Markovich
Integrated Resources

Efrain Gorre
CTS Logistics

Azra Khalfan-Kermali
Plaques by Azra

Jeannette McClennan
McClennan Group

Thomas Garrett Jr.
National Affordable Solutions

Cheryl Leader
DatRose, Inc.

Hsing Hsing Li
Illuminate

Barry Lites, Esq.
Law Offices of Barry D. Lites

Emilio Mohamar
Resilient Media

Peniel Ortega
PharmAllies

Daniel Sung Park
eClaro International

Amit Shah
Incipient

Our Team

Like so many of our affiliate chapters, The Council is driven by our passionate team of consummate professionals.

Terrance Clark
Terrence Clark

President & Chief Executive Officer
212-502-5663

terrence.clark@nynjmsdc.org

Jacqueline Smith
Jacqueline Smith

Vice President, Operations, Strategic Planning and Development
212-502-5663 x1015

jsmith@nynjmsdc.org

Dora Reddick
Dora Reddick

Senior Director, MBE Services and Constituency Relations
212-502-5663 x1006

dreddick@nynjmsdc.org

Colin Allum
Colin Allum

Director, Communications and Certification Administration
212-502-5663 x1007

callum@nynjmsdc.org

Lizette Santos
Lizzette Santos

Director, Corporate and Recertification Services
212-502-5663 x1003

lsantos@nynjmsdc.org

Maria Rosa
Maria Rosa

Director, Finance and Operations Administration
212-502-5663 x1012

mrosa@nynjmsdc.org

Council Consultants

Lizette Santos
Clifton Clark, III

IT Consultant and Virtual CIO

Vickie Hsi
Vickie Hsi

MBE Technical Assistance Consultant

Interested in learning more about The Council? We invite you to check out our frequently asked questions or drop us a line!

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