Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – October 23, 2014. Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council (EMSDC) has today announced the appointment of Valarie J. Cofield as EMSDC’s chief executive officer which became effective October 8, 2014. Ms. Cofield brings 25 years of leadership abilities and relevant supplier diversity experience to her new role at the recently restructured EMSDC (formerly PA-NJ-DE MSDC and WP MSDC). Ms. Cofield replaces Geoffrey Kent, an EMSDC Board member, who served as interim CEO of EMSDC since April, 2014.Details
The Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council ‘s (EMSDC) Philadelphia Office will host its Annual Choice Awards Gala at Hyatt at the Bellevue in Philadelphia, PA, on Friday, December 5, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. This elegant evening recognizes the achievements of top minority-owned businesses, dynamic industry leaders and major corporations that are committed to supplier diversity. …Details
Activities have continuously been occurring to prepare prime and sub-prime businesses for procurement opportunities throughout the region. Organizations often conduct workshops, seminars and trade fairs while large corporations and businesses frequently sponsor prime contractors and matchmaking events. August 12 and 13 of this week the Fourth Annual Supplier Diversity Matchmaking Event, a national initiative took…Details
PITTSBURGH, PA – August 24, 2015 – The Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council (EMSDC) held its Scholarship Golf Outing and Matchmaker from August 3 to August 4, 2015. This new, two day event, took place at Quicksilver Golf Club and Savoy Restaurant. Please click here for the entire press release.
George Ehrgott serves as the Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing, Sustainability, & Supplier Diversity at Communications Test Design, Inc., a corporate member of EMSDC. He is also the Secretary of EMSDC’s executive board of directors. The Corporate Clarion Award recognizes a corporate leader who has trumpeted the value of minority supplier development for more than 20…Details
Brittany joins the EMSDC team as your new Business Certification and MBE Services Manager. She stepped into this position on October 3rd and hit the ground running. Brittany has traveled to Pittsburgh to begin training with colleague Jan Fleishner, Director of Business Certification; tag teamed with Jan to do site visits on the Philadelphia side…Details