New MBEIC Officers Elected

Pacific Southwest MSDC Certified MBEs elected a new chair and vice chair to the Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee on December 4th, 2017. Frances Vierkoetter, the owner of Clean Scene AZ, LLC was elected as the MBEIC Chair. Vic Bodiwala, owner of Danta Technologies was elected as the San Diego Vice Chair.

Frances Vierkoetter, MBEIC Chair

Frances’ company Company Clean Scene AZ, LLC provides Specialty Cleaning Services that assist in providing environmentally safe environments for our communities.

In addition to serving as the MBEIC Vice Chair, she has served as Chair of the City of Phoenix Women’s Commission 7 years, Mesa Arts Commission 4 years, YWCA Board member 4 years, City of Tempe Human Relations Commission 4 years and President of Mujer a Hispanic Women’s organization and mentoring program for young women (Project Mana) 5 years. 

“My participation in the Council has not only given me the opportunity to reinforce our commitment to Minority Business Enterprise’s, but it has afforded us the chance to network with a variety of companies throughout the USA that we would otherwise not have access to and other MBEs. It is the perfect venue for establishing business relationships, information sharing and building a support network that a business owner can go to for information, business guidance and prospects.”

Watch Frances’ candidacy video

Vic Bodiwala, MBEIC San Diego Vice Chair

Vic Bodiwala, MS, is the President of Danta Technologies, an elite consulting company based out of San Diego, CA. Today some of Danta’s clients are American Airlines, Mercedes Benz, Facebook, Google and various other companies. Danta Technologies is focusing on innovations and customer satisfaction. As a coach and consultant, Vic marries his many years of operational and technical expertise with the passion for empowering current MBE’s.

Looking ahead to 2018, Vic’s plan for its supplier diversity program is to continue “the momentum for small and Medium size businesses which can support enterprise level clients and create an economic impact.” Vic firmly believes in “We have built by further strengthening our network of strong, diverse suppliers.” 

Watch Vic’s candidacy video

Join us in congratulating the newly elected MBEIC Officers.

A special election will be held at a later date for the Secretary and Arizona Vice Chair positions. Watch your inbox for more information about nominations and special election from the Council.