The criteria for evaluation of the award includes having an established minority or diversity supplier development programme, reporting minority purchases on a quarterly basis, and membership to the MMBDC
's Project ONE, which is an initiative to aid minority businesses in becoming competitive bidders for corporate contracts.
Barth, also vice chair of MMBDC
, approached Hall about doing the deal.
To top off the fiasco, last October, the Michigan Minority Business Development Council (MMBDC
), a private agency viewed as the state's top certifying body, revoked Summa-Harrison's status as a minority-owned and -operated firm.
Michigan Minority Business Development Council "MMBDC
Procurement Conference" in Detroit.