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

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Vice-President, Operations and 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
  • Coaches Corner
  • Communications
  • Community Outreach
  • Event Planning
  • EXPO
  • Media Relations
  • Networking Luncheons
  • New MBE Orientation
  • Operations
  • Potential MBE Orientation
  • Scholarship Fundraiser
  • Supplier Idol

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Marshette Turner

Director of Corporate Services

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

  • 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

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Director of Development and Consulting Services

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

  • Education Programs
  • Pathways to Excellence
  • MBE Accelerator
  • MBE Business Executive Scholarships

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Sourcing Specialist – Corporate Services

The Sourcing Specialist is responsible for supporting the Director of Corporate Services. Direct your requests in the following areas to the Sourcing Specialist.:

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

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Certification Specialist

The Certification Specialist is responsible for assisting MBEs through the certification process. Direct your requests in the following areas to the Certification Specialist:

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

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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

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Receptionist/Office Manager

Responsible for supporting HMSDC office personnel, certified vendors and corporate members to make sure needs and interests are resolved promptly and courteously.

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

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