Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council Appoints Evette Beckett-Tuggle as New President

Dec 21, 2011, 11:28 ET from Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council announced that Evette Beckett-Tuggle will serve as the organization's new President and CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2012. Beckett-Tuggle holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in English and Drama from Tufts University. Her business leadership is underscored by both corporate and government sector experience. Most recently, she served in two capacities at Nassau County, New York as the executive director of the Business Development Unit for the Office of Economic Development and as the acting director of the Office of Minority Affairs.

"I am excited about moving the mission of CMSDC forward in adding value to the supply chain requirements of corporations while facilitating the development of a level playing field for minority business enterprises poised to create tomorrow's jobs," Beckett-Tuggle said. "Creating the future of a robust economy where innovation inspires cooperative partnerships and job creation is something to feel passionate about."

Farad Ali, CMSDC board chairman said, "We're pleased to welcome Evette Beckett-Tuggle to the CMSDC family and to support her vision for enhancing supplier diversity in the Carolinas. CMSDC is a corporate member organization that values the positive impact that supplier diversity has on meeting business requirements for increasing revenue and decreasing costs through utilization of established MBEs."

The Carolinas MSDC is a non-profit corporation chartered to enhance business opportunities for minority-owned companies by providing support through developing mutually beneficial networking opportunities with corporate members and promoting minority business development. To learn more about CMSDC, visit online at



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