Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council Appoints Two New Board Members For Foothills And Metrolina Regions

Nov 14, 2012, 08:30 ET from Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council (CMSDC) appointed two new minority business owners as board members to serve as Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (MBEIC) chairs representing the Foothills and Metrolina regions of the Council. Effective immediately, Rick Harris of RL Enterprise & Associates, LLC and William Haygood of Global Networkers will join the CMSDC board, representing the Foothills and Metrolina regions respectively.

Evette Beckett-Tuggle, CMSDC president and CEO said, "We are pleased to welcome Mr. Rick Harris and Mr. William Haygood to the CMSDC Board of Directors. Their vast knowledge and experience leading successful Minority Business Enterprises will bring significant depth and perspective to the existing team."

Harris is an alumnus of The Ohio State University and launched his staffing company in 2006. RL Enterprise & Associates focuses on training & development, career transition services, and permanent/temporary/contract labor for clients. Haygood is CEO of Global Networkers, an information technology consulting firm based in Charlotte, NC that manages IT infrastructure, operating system support, and software-related initiatives.

North and South Carolina comprise the CMSDC territory, which is divided into five Regional Advisory Committees: Foothills, Metrolina, Midlands, Piedmont and Triad. CMSDC board members are tasked with the responsibility of providing strategic direction for the organization, which certifies Minority Business Enterprises and connects them with corporate members seeking to enhance supplier diversity initiatives.

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The Carolinas MSDC is a nonprofit 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. For more information, contact V.K. Fields & Co. Public Relations at (919) 829-5951 or e-mail


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