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The MBEIC serves as the liaison between the Council’s corporate members and the voice of the MBE community.

The Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (MBEIC) is a standing committee of the MMSDC Board of Directors.

The MBEIC comprised of certified MBEs and organized to foster input on issues affecting minority owned businesses, industry trends, and to create MBE to MBE alliances aligned with corporate industry groups (CIG), the council’s programs and activities in support of same.



MBEIC Industry Groups are created to:

  • Create a forum for certified MBEs to leverage, streamline, and engage in interactions between businesses within an industry, and share pivotal industry and market trends
  • Promote the development of stronger “ready now” MBE firms that align with actual needs via MBE Development programs and other educational opportunities
  • Drive MBE to MBE spend
  • Facilitate activity that leads to business opportunities for “ready now” firms, whether MBE to MBE or MBE to Corporate Member
  • Inform and advise MMSDC on matters from the perspective of its MBE constituency




                 Leon Richardson

Manufacturing & Mobility 

                 Sylvester Hester


                  Frank Venegas

Telecom & Technology

                      Eric Hardy


                   George Barnes

Consumer Products

                       Jose Reyes

Professional Services

                   Charles Moore


                       John James

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