BOE MBE Chair Spotlight: Ampcus

Ampcus Inc. is a Global Business and Technology Solutions, Consulting and Staff Augmentation firm focused on delivering high quality solutions that allow our clients to make the most of their information technology platforms and investments.  The company specializes in Block Chain, Digital Transformation, Big Data, Analytics, Cyber Security, Application Development, IV&V, Testing, , Infrastructure Management, …

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MBE Spotlight- HireTalent

     HireTalent is a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) workforce solutions firm, specializing in securing the best talent fits in Executive/Retained Search, Direct Hire Placements, MSP, SOW, and nationwide hiring program management and support. We are building the next generation workforce while influencing the evolution of the talent and staffing industry as a collaborative …

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2016 Top 30 Champions of Diversity

In 2016, The New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council remained focused on its commitment to expand its partnerships with public and private sector organizations that can assist in the growth and development of our certified MBEs and corporate members. We assisted our corporate members in gaining access to MBEs that have the …

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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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Supplier Diversity and Sustainability: Inclusion and Engagement—Game Changers/Bridge Builders

Supplier Diversity and Sustainability: Inclusion and Engagement—Game Changers/Bridge Builders By I. Javette Hines Introduction This article focuses on Supplier Diversity and Sustainability as areas of interest and curiosity. Many articles have been written about both topics, which have been subject to compliance considerations and mandatory requirements over the past 40 years when trying to assess …

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Mission Accomplished: Architectural Flooring Resource, Inc. & IPG

Eliseo T. Rojas is the Chief Procurement Officer for IPG and oversees and directs all aspects of the company’s global sourcing, procurement and supplier diversity functions. Eliseo met Cathy Leidersdorff, CEO of Architectural Flooring Resource Inc. (ARF) at an NMSDC national conference after AFR became certified with the Council in 2010. Established in 1993 by …

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December: A Message From The Council

The Council sincerely thanks the more than 500 Corporate Members and MBEs that attended our 43rd annual Partnership Awards Gala on November 3rd at Cipriani. The evening was a rousing success at which we honored corporate members and MBEs that have done outstanding work in furthering the mission of supplier diversity and growing their businesses. …

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The Fierce Urgency of Now

Our nation’s economic prosperity depends on the full engagement of all its citizens. We remain committed to the promise of diversity and inclusion. — Joset Wright-Lacy, President, NMSDC Some corporations have been questioning the importance of minority-owned businesses to their commercial relationships and supply chains. Yet, NMSDC President, Joset Wright-Lacy explains in this essay, it’s …

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NYNJ MSDC Presents Partnership Awards to Top Minority Businesses and Area Corporations

MetLife Earns the “National Corporation of the Year” Award, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Wins “Local Corporation of the Year” Award, Illonka Javette Hines, SVP/Manager, at Citi was Awarded “Advocate of the Year” Award, Gene Waddy, CFO, at Diversant,LLC was Awarded “Chairperson’s Award”, and the “New Corporate Member Innovation” Award went to Kate Kleyman at Guggenheim Partners. …

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NOVEMBER: GALA MBE CO-CHAIR SPOTLIGHT

SHI International SHI International Corp., headquartered in Somerset, New Jersey, has transformed itself from a $1 million “software-only” regional reseller into a $6 billion+ global provider of information technology products and services. Privately-held and under the guidance of its current ownership since 1989, SHI has experienced tremendous growth in size and scope due to our …

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