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Mitchell & Titus celebrates 40 years as an accounting leader

In 1974, Bert Mitchell and Robert Titus joined together to form Mitchell & Titus LLP, a minority-owned accounting firm that celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Over the past four decades, Mitchell & Titus weathered the fluctuations impacting the global economy, while providing an environment that promotes diversity and opportunities for its people.   Mitchell … more →

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Native Nations Procurement encourages tribal business growth

Theresa Cox, president of Native Nations Procurement Systems Inc., is an early adopter in the area of minority certification and has seen the benefits time after time. After starting her first company, Quality Contractors Ltd., in 1997, she received certification as a minority-owned business from the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council in 1998. Cox, … more →

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Redefining supplier diversity

Don McKneely, Jarilyn Fox and the MBN USA team has graciously allowed me to become a contributor to their phenomenal magazine, sharing insights gained over my 40-plus years of consulting with emerging minority, women, veteran and other diverse businesses.  During that time, I have also collaborated with supplier diversity professionals and thought leaders to develop/advance … more →

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New ACE is strong advocate for Asian-American/Pacific Islander businesses

It is often said that America is the land of opportunity. A new national organization dedicated to the development of Asian American and Pacific Islander entrepreneurs and corporate leaders has been formed to help with the dream.   Formed less than two years ago, the Asian/Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce & Entrepreneurship’s mission is … more →

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Judith Cockrell named new NMSDC director of field operations

Judith C. Cockrell has walked in the shoes of a minority business owner. She has experienced completing detailed and tedious applications, and endured many late nights working on a business plan. As a consultant, Cockrell has worked with the Ohio Department of Administrative Services and the City of Columbus Equal Business Opportunity to develop strategies … more →

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The Hackett Group takes fresh look at supplier diversity

The importance of supplier diversity to the corporate bottom line is brightly illuminated in a new report by Miami-based The Hackett Group Inc. and commissioned by Cargill Inc. The report, “ROI-Related Supplier Diversity,” takes a fresh look at supplier diversity in key areas – distribution and supply-chain impact and supplier diversity in food retail. Cargill … more →

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