Who We Are
The Pacific Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council (PSWMSDC) was founded in 1993. It is the Arizona and San Diego County based affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC).
One of 23 Regional Affiliates of the NMSDC, PSWMSDC is vital member of the networked, providing a local touch point for expanding the interests of our corporate members and certified minority businesses.
What We Do
Certify minority owned business and promote the value of certification
Develop stakeholders and build capacity & capabilities
Connect certified minority business entrepreneurs with corporate members
Advocate for minority business and promote the value proposition of minority supplier development
The mission of the PSWMSDC is to grow Minority Business Enterprises by providing certification, promotion, information, and resources that directly contribute to business growth. We will have a steadily increasing base of certified and engaged Minority Business Enterprises.
The Vision of the PSWMSDC is to become the leading organization in the NMSDC network by expanding our capacity to serve as a valuable resource to our MBEs as well as our Corporate and Government members. We are governed by an active, unified Board of Directors that advocates for and informs the MBE business community.
National Minority Supplier Development Council
The National Minority Supplier Development Council is one of the country’s leading corporate membership organizations. There are 1,450 corporate members throughout the network, including America’s top public and privately-owned companies, as well as, universities, hospitals and other buying institutions. The Regional Affiliates certify and match more than 12,000 minority-owned businesses with member corporations that want to purchase their products, services and solutions.