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About Us

ChicagoMSDC is one of 23 affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), a nonprofit corporate membership organization that advances business opportunities for its certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises and connects them to its corporate members. One of the country’s leading corporate membership organizations, NMSDC was chartered in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes.

In this section


An introduction to the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council


Dedicated to certify, develop, connect and advocate for minority supplier diversity

History and Legacy

Our historical journey to empower and grow minority businesses began in 1968 and launched a national commitment

Our Staff

Meet our ChicagoMSDC and MBDA Business Center staff and leadership team

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors includes a large spectrum of business and industry leaders to oversee our execution of service

MBDA Business Center

The Minority Business Development Agency Business Center provides consultation, advisory and opportunity


The Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee brings ideas and accountability to the forefront

National MSDC

The NMSDC advances business opportunities and connects MBEs to  corporate buyers