NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council has announced the appointment of Gene C. Waddy, CEO of DIVERSANT, LLC. as Chair of the Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (MBEIC). The MBEIC is a collective of minority business owners, whose mission is to help the New York & New Jersey council-certified minority owned businesses grow and expand by providing counsel and specific program recommendations to The Council.
Mr. Waddy is a visionary entrepreneur and owner of DIVERSANT LLC, one of the nation's largest African-American owned IT staffing firms. In many ways, DIVERSANT is a reflection of Gene's professional expertise, personal drive, and his commitment to helping others. The company has enjoyed dramatic growth, even during the economic downturn, and has developed a reputation for excellence among numerous Fortune 500 companies. With offices in 9 states, DIVERSANT has over 800 IT consultants working nationwide in a variety of industries. DIVERSANT has consecutively been named an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private US company, as well as a Top 35 Fastest Growing US Staffing Firm according to Staffing Industry Analysts.
"I am pleased to take a leadership role on the MBE Input Committee, guiding the Council's programs for minority businesses, says Mr. Waddy. "I operate with the mindset of 'lift as you climb' and believe that together we can make both the Council and our businesses stronger."
About the New York and New Jersey MSDC
The New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (The Council), established in 1973, is a vital link between major corporations and minority business enterprises (MBEs). Each year, member corporations have reported billions of dollars spent with Council-certified Minority Business Enterprises. Serving the New York and New Jersey region, The Council is one of the 24 regional affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.
SOURCE New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.