MBN USA is the #1 print and digital publication supporting the national minority supplier development initiative. Founded in 1988 by veteran newspaper, magazine and radio communications leader Don McKneely, MBN USA magazine has received over 75 awards for it’s work in supplier diversity development. MBN USA has received distinguished award recognition from the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and is the only publication or communications company to ever win the coveted National Minority Supplier Development council (NMSDC) national supplier of the year award received in 2005.
MBN USA founder and Chief executive officer Don McKneely co-founded the Billion Dollar Round table (BDR), the non-profit industry organization that recognizes corporations who annually purchase more than $1 Billion Dollars with minority and women owned businesses. McKneely currently serves as the BDR Chairman Emeritus. 2013 is a milestone year for MBN USA as it celebrates 25 years of award winning journalism and support for minority supplier development initiatives. The MBN USA trade mark tag line is “We Tell Your Story”.