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Ohio Minority Supplier Diversity Council

DAY 1 | Monday, July 20th

9:00 AM

9:30 AM

 

 

 

 

 

10:45 AM

 

 

 

 

11:30 – 11:45 AM

11:45 AM

 

 

 

 

12:45 – 1:00 PM

1:00 PM

 

 

 

 

1:45 – 2:00 PM

Opening Session

General Session Kickoff with Featured Speaker Walter Bond

     Jacqueline D. Neal, President & CEO | OMSDC

     MBEIC Chair Christopher Che, President & CEO| Che International Group, LLC

     OMSDC Chair Elly Bradford, Senior Manager, Procurement – Planning | Honda of America Mfg., Inc.

     2020 BOE Co-Chair Lynnise A. SmithSupplier Diversity Manager, Strategic Sourcing | OhioHealth

     2020 Business Opportunity Expo Featured Speaker Walter Bond

Training & Development Breakout Sessions

 – CORPORATE SESSION: How To Win At Work

    Qiana C. Williams, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer | OhioHealth

 – MBE SESSION: Coaching Your Four V’s

     Toyinda L. Smith, Principal | The Coaching Seat, LLC & Leadership Strategy & Consulting, LLC

 –BREAK–

 – PANEL: Evolve or Dissolve: The Role of Technology Amidst COVID-19 and Beyond

     National MBEIC Chair Clifford A. Bailey, President & CEO | TechSoft Systems, Inc.

     Purba Majumder, President & Co-Founder | Cybervation, Inc.

     Hiten Shah, President | MES, Inc.

     Gideon Okonrende, IT Strategic Planning Executive | OhioHealth

 –BREAK–

 – CORPORATE SESSION: Know Your Worth & Add Tax

     Joe McClain, Supplier Diversity Director | Eaton Corporation

     Berlon Hamilton, Supplier Diversity Director  | Cleveland Clinic

 – MBE SESSION: Creating Customer-Inspired Innovation

     Kristin Harper, Founder & CEO  | Driven To Succeed LLC

Recap of Day 1 & Closing Announcements

     2020 Business Opportunity Expo Featured Speaker Walter Bond

DAY 2 | Tuesday, July 21st

9:00 AM

 

 

9:15 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:00 – 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

 

 

 

 

 

11:00 – 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

 

 

 

12:00 PM

1:45 – 2:00 PM

Opening Session

     Jacqueline D. Neal, President & CEO | OMSDC

     Adrienne Trimble, President & CEO | NMSDC

Training & Development Breakout Sessions

 – CORPORATE SESSION: Navigating the Wonderful World of NMSDC

     Pauline Gebon, Vice President Corporate Relations | NMSDC

     Jacqueline D. Neal, President & CEO | OMSDC

 – MBE SESSION: PPP: Funding for Growth & Sustainability

     Greg Kidwell, President | Pathways Financial Credit Union

     Kimberly Proffitt, AVP – Procurement Shared Services | Nationwide Insurance

     Jason Wells, Vice President – SBA Business Development, Ohio | U.S. Bank

 –BREAK–

Training & Development Breakout Sessions

 – CORPORATE SESSION: How’s Your Tier II Program? Let’s Level Up Your Strategy

     Sonya Walton, Economic Inclusion Vice President​ | Messer Construction

     Stephanie Franklin, Assistant Procurement Manager | Honda of America Mfg., Inc.

 – MBE SESSION: Negotiating Like Your Business Life Depends on It

     Kwame Christian, Director | American Negotiation Institute

 –BREAK–

PANEL: Diversity & Inclusion in the Current Climate: Removing Barriers to Entry

     Michael O’Boyle, Senior Vice President, Category Manager – Banking Services | KeyBank

     Heather Herndon Wright, MCA, CPSD, CPSM, Director – Supply Chain Diversity | Vistra Energy

     Mohammed Hussain, Supplier Diversity Manager | CDW

Exhibit Hall Opens

Recap of Day 2 & Closing Announcements

     2020 Business Opportunity Expo Featured Speaker Walter Bond

DAY 3 | Wednesday, July 22nd

9:00 AM

 

 

 

9:15 AM

 

 

 

 

10:15 AM

 

 

 

 

 

11:00 – 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

 

12:00 PM

1:45 – 2:00 PM

Opening Session

     Jacqueline D. Neal, President & CEO | OMSDC

     National MBEIC Chair Clifford A. Bailey, President & CEO | TechSoft Systems, Inc.

     MBEIC Chair Christopher Che, President & CEO| Che International Group, LLC

PANEL: LevelUp –  Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

     Bryce Mathis, Marketing Consultant | The Maven Marketing Agency

     2020 BOE Co-Chair Carlton D. Dean III, CEO | Demarrt Building Services Inc.

     Dr. Patricia Larkins Hicks, Founder and President | The Outcomes Management Group, Ltd. (OMG)

     Kristin Harper, Founder & CEO  | Driven To Succeed LLC

Training & Development Breakout Sessions

 – CORPORATE SESSION: We’re All In This Together: Supply Chain and Supplier Diversity That Works

     Javon Coleman, Supplier Diversity Program Manager | Telcobuy.com – World Wide Technology

 – MBE SESSION: How To Remain Visible In A Crisis

     Whitney L. Barkley, M.S., Content Marketing Strategist and CEO | Speakerazzi

     Stephanie Caudle, President & CEO | Black Girl Group

 –BREAK–

Lunch Entertainment

     DJ Smoov

Exhibit Hall Opens

Virtual Business Opportunity Expo Closing Announcements

     Jacqueline D. Neal, President & CEO | OMSDC

     2020 Business Opportunity Expo Featured Speaker Walter Bond

On Demand Training & Development Sessions

FOR MBEs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOR ALL

Dig Your Well Before You’re Thirsty: How Covid-19 Has Impacted The Future Of Logistics & Supply Chains

     Jamie Yolles, Senior Director – Strategic Sourcing | OhioHealth

     Leshaun Smedley, Manager of Diversity & Inclusion | The Kroger Co.

     Samuel Perez, Director – Western Distribution | CDW

     Toni Bell, President and  Director of Learning & Development | Phoenix Consulting Company, LLC

    

“I’m Certified, Now What?”

     Bobbi Bell-Bartholomew, Program Administrator, Equal Opportunity Division | State of Ohio

     Terrell Knight, Associate Director of MBE Services | OMSDC

 

Pivoting in a Pandemic. How MBEs Are Navigating the Effects Of COVID-19

     Stephanie Caudle, President & CEO | Black Girl Group

     Richard C. Perry, President, CEO | Pinkney Perry Insurance Agency

     Kimberly D. Gayle, Regional Director | Minority Business Assistance Center at the Columbus Urban League