Featured In MIB MagazinePanelist – Southern Regional Minority Supplier Development Council Annual Conference; 2011

“Measuring Corporate Commitment through Executive Leadership,” Charlotte Chapter ISM-CV, Sept. 2010.

“Professional Services Industry: Are there real opportunities out there?” Panel: Florida Regional Minority Business Council, 2008.

AT&T/California Public Utilities Commission, Supplier Diversity Forum, San Ramon, CA, June, 2007.

“Doing business in the large accountancy industry,” Panel: National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), Oct. 2006.

Co-produced a standing national management seminar entitled “Best Practices in MBE Programs…A Practitioner’s Approach,” for the National Association of Purchasing Management (ISM) and Try Us Resources Inc. (DIR), conducted at:

  • The University of Virginia, 1999
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 1998
  • University of Missouri (Kansas City), 1997
  • University of Maryland, 1996


Enterprise and Excellence Awards – 10th Anniversary Gala, Northern London Business Development Agency, London, England (UK), 1996.



“The Viability of Change in Sourcing Strategies”, Minority Business Entrepreneurs, May 2015.

“Professional Services Industry Group increases supplier diversity efforts,” MBNUSA, Jan, 15, 2007.

“Carter uses purchasing background to boost Pitney Bowes MBE Program,” Minority Business News USA, Oct. 15, 1998.

“What’s after purchasing?” Electronic Buyer’s News.


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Measuring Corporate Commitment Through Executive Leadership
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