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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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Latinas and business with Nina Vaca

Nina Vaca, chairman emeritus of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, provided some insight into challenges faced by Latina entrepreneurs and what USHCC is doing to help them, as well as a look back into her own entrepreneurial beginnings. Women’s Enterprise: What challenges do Latina entrepreneurs face as they try to grow their businesses? … more →

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