What others are saying about National Diversity Solutions.
November 6, 2012 – “NDS Delivers Supplier Diversity Initiative to KCTCS”, Business Lexington
When the Kentucky Community Technical College System (KCTCS) sought to increase the number of diverse suppliers it solicits and engages state-wide, it looked to National Diversity Solutions (NDS). KCTCS is impressed with the results. “Through their efforts, NDS has helped us increase the number of diverse suppliers that we utilize at the system level by 30.9 percent from where we were this time last year,” notes Wendell Followell, System Director of Business Services for KCTCS. “This includes growing the number of diverse suppliers we use for such categories as office supplies, technology and educational expenses, among others.”
June 12, 2012 – “Special BCTC Event to Focus on Opportunities for Diverse Businesses”, Business Lexington
BCTC will host an event in support of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System’s (KCTCS) Supplier Diversity Initiative targeting minority business owners in the area who want to learn more about opportunities for doing business with the college, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13. The event will take place in building “C” of the BCTC Conference Center on the Leestown campus. Lexington-based National Diversity Solutions has been retained by KCTCS to facilitate the Initiative.
March 22, 2012 – “Opportunities for Diverse Businesses”, Four Rivers Business Journal
KCTCS, through a relationship with National Diversity Solutions, has implemented a Supplier Diversity Initiative to help reach that objective. The system now uses a Diverse Supplier Collaboration Portal to register, qualify and communicate with current and potential diverse suppliers of certain goods and services.
April 6, 2010 – “WEG Officials to upgrade online ‘Business Opportunity’ Notices”, Business Lexington
“We’ve been working with National Diversity Solutions to get vendors registered so that they can be notified of bid opportunities, keeping an eye toward minority and women-owned business participation, as well,” explains Jamie Link, Games Foundation CEO.
November 20, 2009 – “Diversity at Work: From the Golf Course to the Horse Track”, Racing Toward Diversity Magazine, Fall 2009
“In just 2 1/2 short years one company has helped pave the way for diversity and inclusion in a number of venues, most recently in equestrian sports and golf…”
August 6, 2009 – “Supplier Diversity Key to Growth in Golf”, Racing Toward Diversity Magazine, Summer 2009
“To help accomplish the goals [of their Golf Industry Supplier Diversity Initiative], the PGA of America retained National Diversity Solutions, a supplier optimization and diversification firm, to register, assess and qualify M/WBE companies to help ensure that potential golf industry suppliers meet or exceed the high performance standards set by The PGA of America.”
January 30, 2009 – Video Summary: The Second Golf Industry Supplier Diversity Forum (Facilitated by National Diversity Solutions)
In January, as part of The PGA of America’s 56 Annual Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida, National Diversity Solutions helped facilitate the Second Golf Industry Supplier Diversity Forum. This 5-minute video presented a concise summary of the event and The PGA of America’s Golf Industry Supplier Diversity Initiative.
Q1 2009 – “Supplier Diversity Yields Big Payoff with NDS”, Franchise Update
“Working with NDS,” says Stan Friedman, chair of MinorytFran, “enhances [your company's] commitment to supplier diversity while trimming your budget.”
May 4, 2008 – The First Golf Industry Supplier Diversity Forum, Facilitated by National Diversity Solutions, Featured on CBS
The first Golf Industry Supplier Diversity Forum, as facilitated by National Diversity Solutions, is featured in this video segment from the CBS presentation Tee Time 2008.
March 2008 – “National Diversity Solutions Helping Corporations Manage Supply Chains, Find Quality Vendors”, Business Focus, Commerce-Lexington
“National Diversity Solutions is making its presence known locally, nationally and internationally…”
October 19, 2007 – “NDS Assists Small Minority-Owned Businesses”, Business Lexington
“NDS aims to get minority-owned small businesses up to speed and able to compete for contracts with larger, established businesses around Kentucky.”