Congratulations to all of this year’s corporate finalists for their leadership and dedication to minority supplier development and to communities of color around the world.

The minority supplier finalists have distinguished themselves and their businesses by successfully demonstrating growth in sales and employment while overcoming significant obstacles.

Consistently providing high-quality products, services, and solutions at competitive prices and significantly contributing to the growth and development of their communities.

We wish you continued success!

Supplier of the Year (Class I)

Varun Jhanjee, CEO, Stellar Consulting Solutions

Varun Jhanjee
CEO
Stellar Consulting Solutions

Nominated by
Suntrust

Regional Council
GMSDC

Boss Oroke, Managing Member, BB Mechanical

Boss Oroke
Managing Member
BB Mechanical

Nominated by
MGM

Regional Council
WRMSDC

Leamon R. Sowell, President, The Sowell Law Partners

Leamon R. Sowell
President
The Sowell Law Partners

Nominated by
Adient

Regional Council
MMSDC

Kim Harwell, Managing Partner, DB Commercial Group

Kim Harwell
Managing Partner
DB Commercial Group

Nominated by
Washington Gas

Regional Council
CMSDC

Supplier of the Year (Class II)

Will J. Montgomery, President, The Orsus Group

Will J. Montgomery
President
The Orsus Group

Nominated by
Kelly Services

Regional Council
MMSDC

James Wingard, President, Wingard Quility Supply

James Wingard
President
Wingard Quality Supply

Nominated by
Volkswagen

Regional Council
TRISTATE

Denine Rodney, President, Zebra Strategies

Denine Rodney
President
Zebra Strategies

Nominated by
Small Business Administration

Regional Council
CMSDC

Jane Chiera, President, Athena Engineering, Inc.

Jane Chiera
President
Athena Engineering, Inc.

Nominated by
The Walt Disney Company

Regional Council
SCMSDC

Supplier of the Year (Class III)

Mark Isom, CEO, Premier Building Maintenance

Mark Isom
CEO
Premier Building Maintenance

Nominated by
Volkswagen

Regional Council
TRISTATE

Eric Hardy, CEO, w3r Consulting

Eric Hardy
CEO
w3r Consulting (Webrunner Inc.)

Nominated by
Comerica Bank

Regional Council
MMSDC

Reshma Moothy, CEO, Frontier Technologies

Reshma Moothy
CEO
Frontier Technologies

Nominated by
Pennsylvania State University

Regional Council
EMSDC

Jayshree Moothy, CEO, Frontier Technologies

Jayshree Moothy
CEO
Frontier Technologies

Nominated by
Pennsylvania State University

Regional Council
EMSDC

Maurice Brewster, CEO, RM Executive Transportation, Inc.

Maurice Brewster
CEO
RM Executive Transportation, Inc.
dba Mosaic Global Transportation

Nominated by
MUFG Union Bank

Regional Council
WRMSDC

Supplier of the Year (Class IV)

Raj Sardena, CEO, American CyberSystems

Raj Sardena
CEO
American CyberSystems

Nominated by
Cardinal Health

Regional Council
GMSDC

Mandeep Sodhi, President and CEO, Select Source International

Mandeep Sodhi
President and CEO
Select Source International

Nominated by
Medtronic

Regional Council
NCMSDC

Kirby Hays, Founder, Hal Hays Construction

Kirby Hays
Founder
Hal Hays Construction

Nominated by
Southern California Edison Co.

Regional Council
SCMSDC

Doug Crawley, President, Synasha

Doug Crawley
President
Synasha

Nominated by
Johnson & Johnson

Regional Council
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