Community Improvement, Capacity Building

Grand Canyon Minority Supplier Development Council

  • Phoenix, AZ
  • http://www.gcmsdc.org/gcmsdc/index.jsp

Mission Statement

The GCMSDC is the organization of corporations and minority business enterprises (MBE) dedicated to providing increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes; address the needs of both MBEs and the public and private sector corporations it services; To provide for interchange of information through a vast network; and develop mutually beneficial economic and business relationships that have a positive and lasting impact on the business community.

ruling year

1974

Principal Officer

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Mr. Ron Williams

Keywords

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Enhance and support the creation of new economic development opportunities for the Council and MBE?S to promote and nurture sustainable economic development within the Council, consistent with the Council's mission, goals, and objectives.black, hispanic, asian indian, asian pacific, native american, minority, business, supplier, Grand Canyon Minority Supplier Development Council

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(GCMSDC)

EIN

86-0754864

 Number

8300358283

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Management Services for Small Business/Entrepreneurs (S43)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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In addition, the Council sponsors a host of activities such as the Annual Awards Dinner, educational and networking luncheons, breakfasts, receptions, public and private sector meetings, and an Annual Golf Tournament and a corporate/MBE Business Summit. The largest event for the Council is the Annual Business and Opportunity Fair, which is attended by hundreds of business leaders in the corporate, MBE, and resource development sectors. In addition to providing ongoing services and acting as a resource center for minority businesses, the GCMSDC can provide access to capital through its participation in the Business Consortium Fund, Inc.

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Pacific Southwest Minority Supply Delopment Corporation
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Grand Canyon Minority Supplier Development Council

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Ron Williams

BIO

Ron Williams joined the Grand Canyon Minority Supplier Development Council (GCMSDC) as its President/Chief Executive Officer on March 8, 2004. Ron is also the Chairman of the METRO (Valley Metro Rail) DBE Outreach Committee. A former U.S. Air Force Contracting/Purchasing Officer, previously served as the Vice President/Program Manager for the Arizona Procurement Technical Assistance Network and assisted Arizona small businesses statewide in competing for government contracts. As Director of the Arizona Native American Business Development Center of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, headquartered in Mesa, AZ., Ron assisted Native American firms with development and growth. Ron then joined the City of Phoenix Equal Opportunity Department in March 2000 and served as the Liaison to the Phoenix Mayor?s Human Relations Commission. While at the City of Phoenix, Ron performed Minority/Women/Disadvantaged & Small Business Enterprise certification as a Certification Specialist and Outreach Team Leader for the Business Relations Section. He also served on the Arizona Attorney General?s African American Advisory Committee and local Hates Crimes Committee. The National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) recognized Ron for his civil and human rights efforts on April 27, 2004 as he received the 2004 ?Don Eagle NCCJ Humanitarian of the Year Volunteer Award?. Ron Williams was also a finalist for the Greater Phoenix Black Chamber of Commerce 2005 ?Community Advocate of the Year Award?. On January 13, 2006 Ron received a 2006 Martin Luther King Jr. ?Living the Dream? Award during the Arizona MLK Awards Breakfast at the Phoenix Convention Center. He was then awarded the 2005 ?Diversity Leadership Award? from the WTS ? Women in Transportation Metropolitan Phoenix Chapter on February 11, 2006. On September 20, 2006, Ron received the ?Minority Business Advocate of the Year? Award from the local Minority Business Development Agency MBE Center, operated by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Ron was also featured in the October 15, 2006 edition of the national magazine Minority Business USA as one of ?100 Men Impacting Supplier Diversity?.

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