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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December’s Corporate Spotlight: IPG

Interpublic Group (IPG) is a global provider of marketing solutions. With 50,000 employees, over 90 operating units and offices in over 100 countries, our companies specialize in consumer advertising, digital marketing, communications planning and media buying, public relations and specialty marketing for many of the world’s largest companies through our comprehensive global services. The role …

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NOVEMBER: Gala 2016 Corporate Chair SPOTLIGHT

MetLife MetLife, Inc. is a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs, serving 90 million customers. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Diverse business participation within MetLife’s supply chain is a major focus of …

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OCTOBER: Corporate SPOTLIGHT

Trung Tieu, Associate Manager Supplier Diversity, PepsiCo Trung Tieu has been a part of PepsiCo’s Supplier Diversity Program since 2014. Prior to that, he was part of the Supply Chain Integration team for the Quaker Foods and Snacks Division. In that role he provided oversight to the Innovation Pipeline through the development and implementation the Quaker Foods and …

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SEPTEMBER: CORPORATE SPOTLIGHT

Despite only acquiring the position as head of AIG’s Supplier Diversity Program in mid-2013, Diana Domenech is not new to the world of Supplier Diversity. The Senior Director of Global Sourcing and Procurement Services has outstanding experiences from her 14 years at JPMorgan Chase, 10 of which were spent in their Supplier Diversity program. Not …

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July: Corporate Spotlight

Shendora Pridgen Executive Director – Global Head of Supplier Diversity Shendora Pridgen has been head of Morgan Stanley’s supplier diversity program for four years. She oversees the supplier diversity program globally, including developing & implementing new initiatives to continuously grow the program. She also, works within the sourcing group, managing several commodities. Morgan Stanley is …

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June: Corporate Spotlight

Networking for Scholarships Corporate Chair Theresa Harrison-EY Theresa Harrison is the Diversity & Inclusiveness Procurement Leader at EY, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. She is responsible for the management and oversight of the EY supplier diversity initiative.  In this role, which she has held since June of 2004, she is responsible …

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May: Corporate Spotlight

DDB Worldwide Dawn Fitch-Mitchell Dawn Fitch-Mitchell leads DDB’s Supplier Diversity efforts, titled “Diversity + Creativity Partners Program.” In her role, Dawn is responsible for corporate commitment, strategy and building an inclusive culture for all of the DDB Network, with a concentration on North America. Dawn joined DDB two years ago. Dawn started her career in …

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April: Corporate Spotlight

TD Bank Group Supplier Diversity Team Marcia Seymour and Deborah Grossman Based in Ontario, Canada, Marcia Seymour is Senior Manager of Procurement and Corporate Responsibility at TD Bank.  Marcia is a 40+year veteran of TD Bank and launched TD’s North American Supplier Diversity program in 2011.  Deborah Grossman, VP, Manager of Procurement Corporate Responsibility, and …

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March: Corporate Spotlight

Deborah Wiggins, Outgoing Treasurer of the Board, Manager of Supplier Diversity – University Hospital of New Jersey Deborah is responsible for the Hospital’s supplier diversity initiative which includes supplier sourcing, retention, development and community outreach with a focus on building relationships with suppliers, corporations, and other community stakeholders. Deborah serves as the vice chair of …

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