It is rewarding to be recognized by NOMBC because it shows FirstEnergy's supplier diversity efforts are making a difference in the communities we serve," said Michael Dowling, vice president, Supply Chain and chief procurement officer for FirstEnergy.
The NOMBC Corporate Economic Impact Award was based on the following criteria:
Headquartered in Cleveland, NOMBC is the local affiliate of the 39-member National Minority Supplier Development Council.
The non-profit, membership-based NOMBC is one of 39 U.
Primary goals of NOMBC are to certify MBEs and help them establish relationships with each other and with corporate members that support supplier diversity.
In addition, NOMBC also advocates and coordinates MBE development efforts and provides members with access to educational, managerial and technical assistance.