The Carolinas Connection: From Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.
These are exciting times at the CVMSDC. As you know, NMSDC and our network are transitioning and our council continues to be successful and ahead of plan in the process. Recognizing that change is always a challenge, we are excited to embrace the new opportunities to create wealth for our MBEs and grow revenue for our corporate members. As you know, the network transitions are to benefit our corporate members and certified MBEs. Our corporate members and our MBEs benefits are:
As a combined council serving; North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia we are organizing a structure that reflect our geographical diversity, enhances our cultural competence and deliver effective and efficient services to corporate members and MBEs across all markets.
I want to thank all of our corporate members, MBEs and our strategic partners for their leadership throughout the restructure process and the tremendous commitment you continue to make in supplier development. In closing, as we move forward to finalize 2013, a high level view of our strategic plan is included and details of our long range plans we will share in 2014.
President & CEO
Lowe's Pride Awards Nominations
CMSDC is partnering with Pride Magazine for the Lowe's Pride Awards which will focus on economic inclusion in support of minority suppliers. Please find attached a letter and form for nominating an MBE/WBE of distinction, a teen entrepreneur of distinction, and an emerging supplier diversity champion. This partnership provides an opportunity for all of us to support and emphasize the importance of economic impact through diverse suppliers in our community.
Newly Certified MBEs in September 2013:
Gregory Arts Services - Metrolina
QC Windshield Repair - Metrolina
Real Intelligence Group, LLC - Midlands
Green Lighting Group - Midlands
Universal Mobile Phlebotomy Co. - Piedmont
ASJ Wilson Construction - Triad
Saponi Industries, Inc. - Triad
Century Products, LLC - Triad
Volt Energy, LLC - Triad
El Club Mexicano, Inc. - Triad
SMA MicroSystems of Virginia - Piedmont
Laser Recharge of Carolinas, Inc. - Piedmont
Roanoke Energy Resources, Inc. - Piedmont
Yorel Integrated Solutions, Inc. - Metrolina
Integrated Capital Strategies, LLC - Metrolina
Nirav Dye & Chemicals, Inc. - Metrolina
Lullaby Lettie Learning Center - Metrolina
Appro Management, Inc. - Metrolina
Boslap, LLC - Metrolina
Lil Associates II, Inc. - Metrolina
Construction Dynamics, Inc. - Midlands
Carolina Product Solutions, LLC - Midlands
Enviro AgScience - Midlands
Professional Healthcare Services - Foothills
Research Technologies, Inc. - Foothills
Vision 2 Destiny, Inc. - Foothills
Anasteel & Supply Company, LLC - GA
Collabera, Inc. - NJ
Meridian Staffing Services, Inc. - FL
Meetings, Seminars, Workshops of Interest
Events, Matchmakers and MBE Opportunities
Meet the Buyers
Thursday, November 14th, 2013 from 9:00 am - 11:00 am.
The Piedmont Regional Advisory Committee will be hosting an outreach at RDU Airport Authority. Please view the flyer for more information and to register.