MMSDCMinnesota Minority Supplier Development Council
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The MMSDC advances this mission by facilitating over $20 billion annually in business contracts between corporations and certified minority business enterprises (MBEs).
MMSDC also honored Ford Senior Buyer for Construction & Site Management Purchasing Rod Zonca with Corporate Buyer of the Year for consistently including WMBEs in the bid process, showing WMBE spend growth and advancing supplier diversity and minority economic development.
Green led the MMSDC in facilitating over $25 Billion in annual business contracts between corporations and certified minority businesses, up from $16 Billion when he took over in 2005.
The MMSDC helps us further our diversity goals as we seek to help that organization grow a thriving minority supplier community.
The MMSDC and the Detroit MBDA Center are also proud to have the four Michigan Hispanic Chambers of Commerce and several Hispanic professional organizations as Community Partners.
The MMSDC has partnered with other local constituencies to make this event possible, including: Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce, Chinese Association of Greater Detroit, APIAVote, Detroit Chinese Business Association, Vietnamese American Association of Michigan, Filipino American Community Council of Michigan, and the Japan Business Society of Detroit.
Michigan's corporations have proven once again that they are committed to promoting diversity within their respective organizations as well as with those whom they do business with," said Louis Green, President and CEO of the MMSDC.
This year marks the 14th time in the past 18 years that Johnson Controls has been honored with this award from the MMSDC.
This year's acknowledgements from MMSDC add to the extensive list of awards that ChemicoMays has received in 2013.
The honor was presented Tuesday evening during the MMSDC 30[sup.
Thirty years is a major milestone for our organization," said Louis Green, MMSDC President and CEO.
The Summit sponsors include (but are not limited to) Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Toyota, Chrysler Group, Honda North America, Nissan of North America, Volkswagen of America, Kia Motors America, Subaru of America, Mercedes-Benz USA, BMW, MMSDC, NAMAD, NNPA, among many others.