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                      8828 North Stemmons Freeway - Suite 550, Dallas, TX 75247

Phone: 214.630.0747
Email: admin@dfwmsdc.com




OUR BUSINESS IS CONNECTING YOUR BUSINESS




​Copyright ©​ Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.
                      8828 North Stemmons Freeway - Suite 550, Dallas, TX 75247

The Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council is an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). The National Minority Supplier Development Council is the global leader in advancing business opportunities for its certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises and connecting them to member corporations​​.

The Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council is an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). The National Minority Supplier Development Council is the global leader in advancing business opportunities for its certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises and connecting them to member corporations​​.

2015 NMSDC COUNCIL OF THE YEAR

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Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.
        OUR BUSINESS IS CONNECTING YOUR BUSINESS
DALLAS/FORT WORTH

March 31 -  June 30th

Billion Dollar Roundtable Summit 

Convened in Atlanta
The Annual  Billion Dollar Roundtable recently convened in Atlanta, GA. During the day-long session,  attendees were treated to a presentation concerning the "Tailwinds and Headwinds" associated with the changing demographics in our nation. Cheryl Pearson-McNeil, Senior Vice President, U.S. Strategic Community Alliances and Consumer Engagement for Nielsen provided an enlightening look at where demographics are today and where they are headed. In contrast to much of the normal media reporting related to ethnic groups, this presentation provided real numbers on growth, education, buying power, education and affluence of the various groups. In addition, Ms. Pearson-McNeil provided a look at millennials and the impact of those who view themselves as multicultural. 


A presentations was also provided concerning the join efforts of corporations, investors and MBEs (Triad) to create larger scale businesses to meet the needs in the supply chain.


D/FW MSDC MBE, Don McKneely, is the Co-founder and Chair Emeritus of the Billion Dollar Roundtable and Chairman of Texcorp Communications.

Economic Impact

When Inc. Magazine unveiled its 35th annual list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, Netvious was honored to be selected for the prestigious Inc. 5000, coming in at #138. They join such companies as Microsoft, Dell, Pandora and LinkedIn, who first gained national exposure as Inc. 5000 honorees. At Netvious, wireless is the only focus. They made their debut in the top 5% of America’s fastest-growing private companies -- more than five times the list average. In addition, the company was ranked #7 among companies in Texas, and #3 in Dallas.

State Senator Royce West talks with Terri Quinton about the "Doing Business Texas Style" Spot Bid Fair and his support for diverse spend at the State level at ACCESS 2016 Business Expo. (#ACCESS2016DFW)

The Chair of the Board of Directors. James Mining, Senior Director - Supply Chain with ONCOR  sits down with Terri Quinton, D/FW MSDC Media Lounge, to discuss the Council and supplier diversity.

Dallas Business Journal

Names Middle Market 50

D/FW MSDC MBEs included on the list are:

  • AGUIRRE RODEN
  • ASOCIAR
  • TSP

Known as the Middle Market 50, this popular List includes public and private companies with annual revenue between $25 million and $750 million and is ranked on a weighted growth index from 2013 to 2015.   Congratulations on being named one of the fastest-growing middle-market firms in North Texas 

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President Margo Posey talks with Betty Manetta of the

D/FW MSDC Media Lounge, about the Council, its mission and direction.

THANK YOU, BTTBU(tm) BREAKFAST SPONSORS -- AT&T | DFW International Airport | Energy Future Holdings | ExxonMobil | Nokia Corporation | Oncor | Toyota Motors North America | UNT System

Don McKneely

Co-founder of the

Billion Dollar Roundtable (BDR)

​MW Logistics Appoints Jared Taylor

as Chief Operating Officer

MW Logistics (MWL), a rapidly-growing national third-party logistics company based in Dallas, today announced the appointment of Jared R. Taylor as its new Chief Operating Officer. The appointment marks the launch of the next phase of growth and client service advancement for MWL.


​"The key to MWL's success has been in building a team that is focused on top-notch customer service, accountability and truly working as a team," said MWL Co-owner Mitchell Ward. "Year-in and year-out, those principles have been the guiding star, and bringing Jared Taylor in is the right next step in this exciting journey."

2016 ​BUY THOSE 

THAT BUY US(TM)

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Thirty-seven leading corporations and public agencies received recognition from the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council for their work in the utilization and development of minority-owned businesses in the North Texas area. The Annual BUY THOSE THAT BUY US (TM) Recognition Breakfast honored the executives, chief procurement officers and supplier diversity professionals for their continued commitment to the inclusion of minority businesses in their purchasing decisions. This year’s honorees reported spend of $3,156,641,299.with minority-owned businesses in 2015.


“We understand minority business inclusion is about economic development, expanding the tax base, putting and keeping people employed and enhancing our communities,” said James Mining, Senior Director – Supply Chain at Oncor and Co-Chair of the BUY THOSE THAT BUY US(TM) Initiative. “It is good for our businesses, our communities and the nation. To realize success, we must continually update our message and marketing to reach more corporations and government agencies to join supplier diversity efforts.   Utilizing minority-owned businesses in our supply chain provides innovative ideas, more efficient processing and cost-controlling solutions as well as helps build the economic success of North Texas”


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Facilitating connections between more than 870 minority-owned businesses in North Texas with corporate and public sector agencies nationwide, the Dallas/Fort /Worth Minority Supplier Development Council generated more than $7.1 billion in economic impact in North Texas in 2015. 


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Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, Nina Vaca, recognized the commitment and efforts of the leadership of the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council (D/FW MSDC) at the Council’s black-tie feted annual E awards event. E stands for Excellence. President Margo J. Posey became the first and only president of the NMSDC network to be so recognized.

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2016 BUY THOSE THAT BUY USTM

Recognizes 37 Buying Entities

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D/FW MSDC Strategic Imperatives

The Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council is focused on our mission and dedicated to providing our stakeholders the services they need to excel. Outlined below are our 5 initial Strategic Imperatives. Action plans are underdevelopment.

DALLAS/FORT WORTH MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

We are the leader in advancing business opportunities for certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises. We connect these businesses to our Buying Entity Members (corporations and public sector agencies) in an effort to increase procurement engagement and enhance supplier diversity.

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