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Supplier Profile: National Diversity Solutions

Classification/Certification: Corporation/MBE

Business Category: Strategic Sourcing / Supplier Diversity Enhancement / Category Management

Brief Description: A certified MBE, NDS develops customized solutions for profitability and success for its clients.  Working in collaboration with clients to reduce expenses and and increase productivity, NDS brings value and competitive participation from qualified diverse businesses while facilitating access to additional revenue from new and emerging markets.  Paying particular attention to the unique business objectives and challenges of each client, NDS provides customized solutions and results specific to client requirements.

    NDS creates value by using people, processes and technology to:

    • Reduce operating expenses by up to 40% in targeted categories and an average of 21% enterprise wide
    • Consolidate and diversify supplier base
    • Develop/enhance and implement supplier diversity programs and increase competitive bid participation from diverse suppliers
    • Streamline supplier relationship management processes resulting in improved supplier performance

    Our competitive advantages include:

    • Results: Clients typically enjoy a 200% – 400% return on the fees they pay NDS
    • Trust: The majority of business comes from referrals
    • Guarantee: Fees are based on results

    Executive Team:

    D. McGinnis Mitchell
    President / Chief Executive Officer

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    Dennis Skidmore
    Chief Operating Officer

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    Ronda Dennison
    Chief Financial Officer

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    Year Founded: 2006

    Governance Oversight: Board of Directors

    Geographic Coverage: United States

    Corporate Headquarters: Lexington, KY

    Primary Contact:
    Gene Travers
    Director of Marketing
    175 E. Main Ste, Ste 350
    Lexington, KY 40507
    Phone: (859) 225-1131  Fax: (859) 225-1133
    gtravers@nationaldiversitysolutions.com
    ndsvalue.com