Our Annual Sponsors are driven by their commitment to WRMSDC’s mission to support the growth and welfare of minority businesses.  Their generosity has enabled us to offer:

  • Quality training programs and business events (over 300 since 2006)

  • Educational communications (over 600 since 2012)

  • Minority business industry expertise at over 250 affiliate events since 2011

  • Industry-specific RFP & contracting communications (over 400 since 2012)

  • Minority Business Education & Business Development Scholarships (50 since 2011)

  • Internships to 11 Oakland high school and college students

  • And More!

Together we are making a difference in minority business communities in Northern California, Nevada, and Hawai‘i.

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What Corporate Supporters Are Saying about WRMSDC

Where can you get the best bang for your buck? Your time translates to ROI and a proven positive Return On Investment is active participation with the WRMSDC.  The many resources the WRMSDC provides can result in helping you grow your company.  MUFG Union Bank, N.A. and the WRMSDC stand ready to help make your time count.

Richard Chacon
Director Supplier Diversity and Development, Financial Operations
Union Bank

Wells Fargo has partnered with the Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council (WRMSDC) for more than 15 years.  This relationship has been a mutually beneficial collaboration for Wells Fargo and the minority businesses in Northern California.  Through its corporate sponsorship of the council, Wells Fargo has supported many supplier development events and educational programs that help build capacity and facilitate growth of minority owned businesses.  WRMSDC’s success comes from strategic partnering that provides the right tools and resources for diverse businesses to succeed.

Peter Lee
Vice President, Corporate Supplier Diversity
Wells Fargo

At MGM Resorts International, we value strategic partnerships with organizations that align with our Company’s core values of teamwork, integrity and excellence.  We are excited to partner with the WRMSDC, as they share our values.  Ultimately, that helps us advance our corporate initiatives to engage capable certified MBEs.

Kenyatta Lewis
Executive Director of Supplier Diversity
MGM Resorts International

WRMSDC is an organization with the understanding, network, and passion to deliver on its minority supplier development promise.  They excel at translating business perspectives to ensure MBE strengths are matched appropriately with corporate needs. We are excited about our continued partnership with WRMSDC to identify opportunities and provide technical assistance to the minority business community.

Joan Kerr
Director, Supplier Diversity and Sustainability
Pacific Gas and Electric Company

The WRMSDC and Kaiser Permanente have a symbiotic partnership that allows us to both thrive in our pursuit of the common goal of providing maximum opportunity to minority suppliers.  We look forward to continued support of the council.

Dr. Sally Saba
Executive Director - National Supplier Diversity
Kaiser Permanente

Our Annual Sponsors make a difference every day.  You can too.