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A Message From Our Leadership

September 29, 2017

Dear Friends of the FSMSDC:

Welcome to the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council’s (FSMSDC) 42nd Annual Awards Gala.

FSMSDC’s mission is to help minority businesses grow and to help major corporations, government agencies,
hospitals and educational institutions meet their supplier diversity goals.Through the hard work of staff, board
members and committee members, the organization offers services, programs and support to companies
throughout the state.

The Awards Gala is the FSMSDC’s signature event, an opportunity to honor the exemplary achievements of
Florida’s top Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and corporate members who are committed to supplier
diversity. It is a chance to share the economic impact of minority businesses, to highlight best practices for
both corporate members and MBEs and to express gratitude to the corporate advocates of minority business
development.We are delighted that you have joined us for this celebration of excellence.

Thank you for supporting the Council’s vision and mission of helping businesses expand and companies fulfill
their supplier diversity goals.

We hope you enjoy the celebration.

Sincerely, Jay Narang Beatrice Louissaint
Dionne Lawson-Vidal ExecutiveVice President President & CEO
Manager, Purchasing GDKN Corporation FSMSDC
American Airlines FSMSDC MBE Input Committee Chairman

FSMSDC Chair, Board of Directors

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