5.4 — Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council



If you classify yourself as a small business owner, an entrepreneur or someone with a side hustle looking to grow it into your full-time dream, you are in for a treat. We are joined by two fabulous women— Lynn Haynes, Director of MBE Services and Rhonda Carter Adams, the Executive Director for Central Illinois and Eastern MO — representing the Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council.

In this episode of “Entrepreneurially Thinking”, discover more about what the Mid-States MSDC organization is and why they are important for you!

Joining the conversation is the MBE, Regents Maintenance & Supply. President, Lamonte Sowell shares his story of how this organization has impacted him and his company.

The Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council is an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council and 1 of 23 regional councils operating in the U.S. Mid-States MSDC was created by the Indianapolis business community in the mid ‘70s to address and support minority business development.

Headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, the primary mission of the Mid-States MSDC is to promote and cultivate successful minority enterprises within the Central Illinois, Indiana and Eastern MO business communities. It serves as an advocate for the economic well-being & growth of certified MBEs while also providing a direct connection for corporations who are committed to purchasing products & services from MId-States MSDC-certified MBEs.

5.4 — Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council
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