2018 MMSDC ACE Awards Advocate of the Year Nominees

The MMSDC Jethro Joseph Advocate of the Year ACE Award is presented to the individual who is not a buyer but drives the process that promotes the economic development of Minority Business Enterprises, such as a VP, director, or manager. This award acknowledges the individual that goes above and beyond in their efforts to not only source and mentor MBEs but also help their company and community understand why it’s so important to do business with minority suppliers.

CompanyAdvocate Name
AdientSherry N. Diccion
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MichiganLynn Garrison
Comerica BankTeresa LeFevre
Continental AGCourtney Quenneville
DTE EnergyKathe Tocco
FCALottie A. Holland
FCAMarcia Hunter
FCAMarlo Vitous
Ford Motor CompanyKathryn McIntyre
Ford Motor Company Jacklyn Watt
Ford Motor CompanyStephanie Williams
General Motors Reginald Humphrey
Grand Rapids Community CollegeMansfield Matthewson
Grand Valley State UniversityValerie Rhodes-Sorrelle 
Herman MillerKavy Lenon
International Automotive ComponentsKenneth Gardner
Kellogg'sDebra Quade
Kelly ServicesBrenda Marshall
Lear CorporationDerrick Mitchell
Lear CorporationBarbara Morgan
MSX InternationalLisa Wilson
ToyotaStephanie Burton
ToyotaChuck Hendrix
WalbridgeJacquelyn (Jackie) Jackson
Wayne State University Ken Doherty
Yanfeng Automotive InteriorsJacinto Blanco

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