Author Archive | Renae Anderson

Way To Be® named NMSDC Class III National Supplier of the Year

It was 1993 when general partners Wayne Beasley and Alan McIntosh formed Way To Be®, supplying printed T-shirts and caps to small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Three years later, it became a national supplier to McDonald’s Corp., changing Beasley’s and McIntosh’s lives forever. Based in Hayward, Calif., Way To Be was recently honored with the … more →

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Guy Brown named NMSDC Class IV National Supplier of the Year

Since 1999, Brentwood, Tenn.-based Guy Brown has equipped large multisite companies with a wide range of office products, furniture collections, promotional merchandise, print solutions and facility resources designed to increase efficiency and profitability. National Minority Supplier Diversity Council Inc. recently honored Guy Brown as 2013 National Supplier of the Year for Class IV firms, those … more →

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HMSDC named NMSDC Regional Council of the Year

Winning a prestigious award like the NMSDC Regional Council of the Year doesn’t just happen, explained HMSDC President Richard Huebner, “It’s the direct result of strategic leadership and direction from our board of directors, commitment from a staff that has devoted its career to minority business development, extensive involvement of shaping and implementing our programs … more →

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The under-appreciated warriors

Over the past months, I have written many articles about the concept and the value of minority business enterprise development, corporations that have been the models for the nation, advocacy organizations that represent the strong underpinnings for growth and many successful minority entrepreneurs who have benefited their shareholders, employees, communities and society. However, I must … more →

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USHCC Foundation seeks to inspire future business leaders of America

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is on a mission not only to support current small business owners, but also to prepare future business leaders for success. Through the USHCC foundation, the organization seeks to equip prospective entrepreneurs with the skills and resources needed to build thriving businesses, create American jobs, enrich their communities … more →

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IBM’s Sherry Holloway bids a golden farewell

When Sherry Holloway began her career with IBM as an administrator in the field engineering division’s plant planning organization, she did not realize the impact she would have on the companies growth. Holding positions in procurement and working through all the buying positions – to which was added the role of site supplier diversity advocate … more →

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Al Limaye creates successful software integration company, Logistic Solutions

Having a great mentor and networking are critical to business success. Just ask Al Limaye. President of Logistic Solutions Inc., Limaye is a shining star in supplier diversity. Based in Piscataway, N.J., Logistic Solutions is a software integration company. It has been certified for nine years with the National Minority Supplier Diversity Council and with … more →

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