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Council Announcement: A letter to our Manager of Operations (8/31/2020) Posted in: Council News - It was January of 2007 when I walked into the Council’s office for the first time. This was the first time I met Mayra as she greeted me with a warm smile and “Hello.” Since then, Mayra and I have been working side-by-side developing, building, and growing the Council. Mayra began her career as a contract receptionist… ...
New study reveals minority-owned suppliers show greater financial stability, resiliency than non-minority owned businesses (8/20/2020) Posted in: Council News - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Lisa Johnson ljohnson@rebirthanalytics.com 425-766-8736 New study reveals minority-owned suppliers show greater financial stability, resiliency than non-minority owned businesses  SEATTLE, Wash. – August 19, 2020 - Minority suppliers are in a healthier financial position and are more resilient than their non-minority supplier counterparts, according to a new predictive analytic modeling study conducted… ...
Northwest Mountain MSDC Announces 2020 Virtual Events (8/5/2020) Posted in: Council News - The Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council has released the new dates for their 2020 premier events. Considering the global, national, and local health risks posed by the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the Northwest Mountain MSDC’s responsibility is, first and foremost, to support its Council Members, MBEs, and Community Partners. The Council has spent a… ...
Opinion | John Lewis | Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation (7/30/2020) Posted in: Spotlight - By John Lewis | Mr. Lewis, the civil rights leader who died on July 17, wrote this essay shortly before his death, to be published upon the day of his funeral. July 30, 2020 While my time here has now come to an end, I want you to know that in the last days and hours… ...
NWMMSDC Stands for Economic Social Justice (7/10/2020) Posted in: Council News -   The Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council takes a stance to support Economic Social Justice. Read a letter by our President and CEO, Fernando Martinez, below. NWMMSDC Stands for Economic Social Justice ...
City of Seattle Interdepartmental Meeting – TAS Updates (7/9/2020) Posted in: Council News, TAS Seattle - Fernando Martinez, President and CEO, and Zavere Weeks, Program Assistant of the Northwest Mountain MSDC met with the City of Seattle to discuss the Technical Assistance Program. Please find the presentation linked below. City of Seattle Interdepartmental Meeting Interested in joining TAS program? Contact Zavere Weeks at: (253) 243-6964 or email: TAS@nwmmsdc.org ...
Council Update, a Message from our President & CEO (7/1/2020) Posted in: Council News - A message from our President and CEO, Fernando Martinez. ...
NWMMSDC Path to Equity (6/29/2020) Posted in: Development - This is the beginning of a path to Equity! Click on the link below for a look into the Council's commitment to business equity for MBEs by Fernando Martinez, President & CEO. Northwest Mountain MSDC Path to Equity ...
Northwest Mountain MSDC Recognizes Excellence in Performance (6/26/2020) Posted in: Council News, Spotlight - 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… ...
NMSDC is Connecting MBEs with PPP Funding with Instructional Video (6/22/2020) Posted in: Council News, TAS Seattle - The NMSDC wants to ensure that no minority business owner “in need of PPP funding” is left behind! Please find the recently created and shared PPP Loan Application Instructional video featuring G. Winston Neal, President of BCF, and Ashley O’Neal, SVP with Midwest BankCentre below. To  learn more about the NMSDC's efforts to help MBEs access… ...