MBEIC Sharing Success Awards 2020


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On September 24, ChicagoMSDC's Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (MBEIC) presented the 2020 Sharing Success Awards virtual ceremony. #CBOF53

On September 24, ChicagoMSDC's Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (MBEIC) presented the 2020 Sharing Success Awards virtual ceremony. #CBOF53

 

Each year, the MBEIC recognizes outstanding individuals and corporations who have kept supplier diversity at the forefront of America’s economy through a commitment to inclusive procurement and advocacy for diverse owned businesses.

 

The Sharing Success Awards ceremony is also an opportunity to salute the success of minority business enterprises (MBEs) who have defied the odds, shown impressive industry leadership and demonstrated significant contributions to the economy thorough job creation and community development.

 

This year the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council would like to congratulate the following honorees:

 

CORPORATION OF THE YEAR

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AWARD

Maurice Smith, President and CEO

Health Care Service Corporation

 

ICON AWARD

Cheryl Harris, Sr. Vice President of Sourcing & Procurement Solutions

Allstate

 

MAYE FOSTER THOMPSON (MINORITY ADVOCATE) AWARD

Rico Martinez, President

Water Integrated Treatment Systems

 

IMPACT AWARD

William A. Lowry, Commissioner, 3rd District

Cook County

 

ANDERS C. RASMUSSEN AWARD

Michael Cabrera, Manager, Diverse Business Empowerment

ComEd / Exelon

 

SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR (CLASS I)

Rubullah Mahdee, President

RamPro Facilities Services Corporation

 

SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR (CLASS II)

Delia Saboya, President

MOTR GRAFX, LLC

 

SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR (CLASS III)

Kimberly Moore, President

KDM Engineering

 

OUTSTANDING BUYER AWARDS

Ceaneh Alexis, AON

Kristin Malek, CDW

Jim Scalzo, Nicor Gas

Kurtis Dutcher, CVS

Ginger Anderson, Cigna

Michael Tiemens, US Bank

Ryan Stevens, Health Care Service Corporation

Sherry Kurek, Health Care Service Corporation

Margaret McKinnon, United Airlines

Toni Shelby, Chicago Transit Authority

Aaron Carter, Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative, University of Illinois

 

MBEIC also recognized 10 student scholars from Chicago Public Schools, who exemplified and personified the best in leadership inside and outside of the classroom. ChicagoMSDC wishes each of student well as they enter their first year in college during a very unusual and precarious 2020 academic year. If you have the means and interest, please contribute to the scholarship fund for next year class of honorees. Each student scholar honoree is awarded a $3,000 scholarship to defray costs for their transition from high school to college.


On behalf of the ChicagoMSDC Board of Directors and Staff, the Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee congratulates this year’s awardees. Please “connect the dots” and celebrate the 2020 slate of honorees for their current and future successes.

 

In case you missed it, the official ceremony is available for replay on YouTube. https://youtu.be/FVdF6QsNqCM

 

 

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