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VOBs & SUPPLIER DIVERSITY
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To us, the power of diversity is more than just a talking point. It's always been a generator that drives new ideas. Not just for us. Not just for energy. But for everyone. Big things happen when people from all different backgrounds come together. Xcel Energy values an inclusive workplace and is proud to be named Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Companies and Top Supplier Diversity Programs by U.S. Veterans Magazine. xcelenergy.com
OUR DIFFERENCES MAKE A DIFFERENCE.
business that employs the /7#%$!!!! 19 percent of positions with veterans. As such, ALLY is always looking to team with customers who share their commitment in supporting United States service members. "The NVBDC system Keith and his team have in place, the relationships they cultivate, the tools they share and the knowledge you gain as a member works! We received a Master Service Agreement from J.P. Morgan Chase working in conjunction with Jones, Lang, LaSalle. Sending a big thank you to the NVBDC Team!" John J. Piekarski, U.S. Navy
"The National Veterans Business Development Council (NVBDC) is helping build relationships between veteran- owned businesses and the corporations that need their services."
-Keith King, founder & CEO, NVBDC
/7#%$!$!7! Businesses with access and opportunities to become a part of their supply chain. Tier 1 Suppliers are being evaluated and held accountable to capture and report their veteran spend as part of the !/7#%$!$! Service-Disabled and Veteran- Owned Businesses (SD/VOBs) are gaining the advantage with new markets and new opportunities that will open a massive new range of potential business through our NVBDC Corporate Members. NVBDC regularly receives direct requests from our corporate members regarding veteran and president of ALLY Construction Services. Though achieving NVBDC Veteran-Owned Business $!!! work, our process will clearly guide you through the various steps necessary to accomplish this task much faster than you could accomplish it on your !0!!! designed to meet the highest corporate supplier diversity standards as practiced by the NMSDC and WBENC. As we have been telling the applicants, "It is not enough that you're a veteran; you have to show up and run the company," says King. In the supplier diversity language, "showing up" translates to "operational control and authority." To date, NVBDC has the support of over 140 corporations of all sizes helping their current opportunities. We provide the detailed capability information from our NVBDC- !4%70#!!! these corporate procurement opportunities. This alerts the SD/VOBs that their information has been shared with our corporate members. "The NVBDC views entrepreneurship as another form of employment and believes that helping our veterans succeed in business helps them, their families and the communities in which they reside," said King. For more information and to learn how to become an NVBDC $!4%70#!!! free to reach out to NVBDC by visiting nvbdc.org or calling (888)-CERTIFIED.
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