NORTHWEST MOUNTAIN MSDC RECOGNIZES EXCELLENCE IN PERFORMANCE
The Northwest Mountain MSDC recognizes excellence in performance annually. On Friday, June 26, 2020, the Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council (Northwest Mountain MSDC) recognized organizations and individuals that excel at advocating, promoting, and contracting with Minority Business Enterprises. The 2019 Award Winners are:
Advocacy Awards: Presented to individuals who exemplify an unselfish commitment to Minority Business Enterprise Development.
John A. Gilmore Award: Matt Iseri, TokuSaku Consulting
Phyllis Gutierrez Kenney Award: Javier Valdez, State Representative and Roger Millar, WA State Department of Transportation
Robert L. Ryan Award: Catherine Martin, J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation
Leadership Awards: Presented to Minority Business Enterprises that deliver excellence in performance and value to private or public sector customers.
Class 1 Supplier – Annual Revenues up to $1M dollars: Humbition Consulting, LLC
Class 2 Supplier – Annual Revenues between $1M – $10M dollars: Ahora Construction, LLC
Class 3 Supplier – Annual Revenues between $10M – $50M dollars: Viking Engineering + Construction
Class 4 Supplier – Annual Revenues above $50M: World Wide Technology, Inc.
Leadership Awards: Presented to the Public Agency and Private Sector Corporations that commit to the practice of Minority Business Enterprise inclusion.
Public Agency of the year: University of Washington
National Corporation of the year: Starbucks Corporation
Partnership Awards: Presented to the organization that has, over a period of time, collaborated, supported, and participated in the growth and development of the Northwest Mountain MSDC.
Partnership of the Year: University of Washington Consulting and Business Development Center
Partnership of the Year: TRIO Group
President’s Award: Presented to the individual that supports the Northwest Mountain MSDC in an outstanding manner throughout the year without expectation of recognition.
Chi Y. Pak, T-Mobile USA, Inc.
Title Sponsor Award: Presented to the organization that has assumed leadership for underwriting all Northwest Mountain MSDC major events.
Title Sponsor Award: T-Mobile USA, Inc.
Congratulations to all our Award Winners!
About the Council
Founded in 1978, the Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to drive economic value by equalizing opportunities. As an affiliate of the National MSDC, the Council certifies minority owned businesses and provides access to supplier development, supply chain inclusion, networking events and formal introductions. The Council serves the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.