Golf Outing Press Release

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.


Programs geared to help small businesses prosper

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…


Choice Awards 2014

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. …


Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council Announces New CEO Valarie J. Cofield

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.