Staff

INGRID M.ROBINSON

President

Ms. Robinson has overall management responsibility for the Houston Minority Supplier Development Council including human resources, financial, planning and administration. Direct your requests in the following areas to Ms. Robinson:

  • Business Consortium Fund
  • Supplier Diversity Advisory Committee
  • Corporate Contributions & Membership
  • EXPO
  • Financial
  • MBE Advisory Committee
  • Community & Media Relations
  • National Minority Supplier Development Council

Contact me at ingrid.robinson@hmsdc.org

CONSTANCE Y. JONES

Director of MBE Services

Ms. Jones’ is responsible for ensuring that MBEs are effectively recruited, certified, oriented, informed and supported. Direct your requests in the following areas to Ms. Jones:

  • Ambassador Program
  • Certification
  • Communications
  • Community Outreach
  • Event Planning
  • EXPO
  • Media Relations
  • Networking Luncheons
  • New MBE Orientation
  • Operations
  • Potential MBE Orientation
  • Scholarship Fundraiser

Contact me at constance.jones@hmsdc.org

ANGELA FREEMAN

Director of Corporate Services

Ms. Freeman is responsible for facilitating relationships between MBEs and decision makers. She also sources and identifies contracting opportunities for qualified vendors. Direct your requests in the following areas to Ms. Freeman

  • Contractual opportunities
  • MBE/HUB sourcing
  • How to do Business With and Straight Talk Sessions
  • Business matchmaking opportunities
  • Professional Services & Business Opportunity Forums
  • Community outreach
  • One-to-one sessions

Contact me at angela.freeman@hmsdc.org

 

Director of Development and Consulting Services

Ms. Robinson is responsible for MBE educational programming and consulting services of HMSDC. Direct your requests in the following areas to Ms. Robinson:

  • Education Programs
  • Coaches/Consultants
  • Supplier Idol
  • Pathways to Excellence
  • MBE Accelerator
  • MBE Business Executive Scholarships

Contact me at ingrid.robinson@hmsdc.org

DALE PIERRE

Receptionist/Office Manager

Ms. Pierre responsibility is to support HMSDC office personnel, certified vendors and corporate members to make sure needs and interests are resolved promptly and courteously. Direct your requests in the following areas to Ms. Pierre:

  • Calendar of events and activities
  • General Information on HMSDC
  • Scheduling

Contact me at dale.pierre@hmsdc.org

SHALAYNA WILLIAMS

Certification Specialist

This person is responsible for assisting MBEs through the certification process. Direct your requests in the following areas to Ms. Williams:

  • Pre-certification Workshops
  • MBE Certifications
  • MBE Compliance Reviews

Contact me at shalayna.williams@hmsdc.org

JOY VELASQUEZ

Administrative Assistant – MBE Services

This person is responsible for supporting the Director of MBE Services and the certification/recertification team. Direct your requests in the following areas to this person:

  • Certification/Recertification Support
  • Event Planning Support
  • HUB Report
  • MBE Database
  • MBE Records Management

Contact me at joy.velasquez@hmsdc.org

 

Recertification Specialist

This person is responsible for MBE recertification, MBE Subscribers, and expediting HMSDC certifications with the City of Houston. Direct your requests in the following areas to this person:

  • Recertification
  • Certificates
  • MBE Compliance Reviews
  • Subscription Services
  • Expedited City of Houston certification

Contact me at certification@hmsdc.org

 

Administrative Assistant – Corporate Services

This person is responsible for supporting the Director of Corporate Services. Direct your requests in the following areas to this person:

  • MBE Sourcing Support
  • Procurement Calendar
  • Event Registration
  • Corporate Records Management

Contact me at angela.freeman@hmsdc.org