Rosa Santana: Keynote Speaker at 2018 Awards Dinner

Rosa Santana, Founder and CEO of Santana Group

Rosa Santana, Founder and CEO of Santana Group

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (FEBRUARY 16, 2018) – The Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council is pleased to feature Ms. Rosa Santana as the Keynote Speaker at the 2018 Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction on Thursday, March 8, 2018.

Santana is the Founder and CEO of Santana Group, a group of companies providing innovative outsourcing solutions to organizations across all industries.  In her biography, Santana’s remarkable career spans over 35 years of commitment to integrity, innovation and continuous improvement, leading to the success of her companies, which include Forma Automotive, Toyota’s first Hispanic woman-owned direct Tier I supplier. 

To view Rosa Santana’s full bio, visit www.nwmtnmsdc.org/rosasantana.

 

About the Event

The 2018 Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction is presented by the Northwest Mountain MSDC, and Platinum Annual Sponsors, Microsoft Corporation, Mike Nakamura Photography, Starbucks Corporation, TDW and Co., T-Mobile USA, Inc., Trio Group, MUFG Union Bank, N.A., World Wide Technology, Inc., Zones, Inc.; Gold Annual Sponsors, Alaska Airlines and The Boeing Company; Silver Annual Sponsors, AT&T, Inc., Costco Wholesale, General Microsystems Inc., and MBDA Tacoma Business Center; Bronze Annual Sponsors, LDC, Inc., PetroCard, Inc. and Promoshop, Inc.; Emerging Sponsors, Ecobrite Services, LLC, ELYON International, Inc., and the Russell Group, LLC; and Wine Sponsor, Twisted Cedar Wines.  Event support will be provided by Zones, Inc.

To learn more, visit www.nwmtnmsdc.org/2018awards.

Nelson Reyneri: Master of Ceremonies at 2018 Awards Dinner

Nelson Reyneri, Senior Vice President of Sales and External Affairs for Liberty Power

Nelson Reyneri, Senior Vice President of Sales and External Affairs for Liberty Power

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (FEBRUARY 16, 2018) – The Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council is pleased to announce Mr. Nelson Reyneri as the Master of Ceremonies for the 2018 Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction on Thursday, March 8, 2018.

Reyneri is the Senior VP of Sales & External Affairs for Liberty Power, the leading Hispanic-owned energy company in the U.S.  Reyneri was the Keynote Speaker at the Council’s 2014 Business Conference and moderated the Energy Industry Group Session at the 2017 Annual Conference.  He has a long standing relationship with the Council and continues to actively support Council activities and MBE development.

To view Nelson Reyneri’s full bio, visit www.nwmtnmsdc.org/nelsonreyneri.

 

About the Event

The 2018 Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction is presented by the Northwest Mountain MSDC, and Platinum Annual Sponsors, Microsoft Corporation, Mike Nakamura Photography, Starbucks Corporation, TDW and Co., T-Mobile USA, Inc., Trio Group, MUFG Union Bank, N.A., World Wide Technology, Inc., Zones, Inc.; Gold Annual Sponsors, Alaska Airlines and The Boeing Company; Silver Annual Sponsors, AT&T, Inc., Costco Wholesale, General Microsystems Inc., and MBDA Tacoma Business Center; Bronze Annual Sponsors, LDC, Inc., PetroCard, Inc. and Promoshop, Inc.; Emerging Sponsors, Ecobrite Services, LLC, ELYON International, Inc., and the Russell Group; and Wine Sponsor, Twisted Cedar Wines.  Event support will be provided by Zones, Inc.

To learn more, visit www.nwmtnmsdc.org/2018awards.

2018 Awards Committee Reviews Nominations

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (FEBRUARY 16, 2018) – The 2018 Awards Committee met on Friday, February 16, 2018 to review Leadership and Advocacy Award nominations for the year 2017.

The committee met all day at the Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council offices in Tukwila, Washington reviewing nomination packets.  By using a scoring system following national guidelines for Leadership Awards, winners were decided based on the highest score per category.  The winners will be presented at the 2018 Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction on March 8, 2018 at the DoubleTree Southcenter Ballroom.

The Council wishes to thank the 2018 Awards Committee for their valuable support and contributions to the success of the Northwest Mountain MSDC Awards Program.

2018 Awards Committee (Left to Right): Angela Battle (Sellen Construction), Kate Rhoades (Zones, Inc.), Cherie Reese (General Microsystems Inc.), Katia Garcia (Seattle Public Utilities) and Sharon S. Lucas (The Boeing Company)

2018 Awards Committee (Left to Right): Angela Battle (Sellen Construction), Kate Rhoades (Zones, Inc.), Cherie Reese (General Microsystems Inc.), Katia Garcia (Seattle Public Utilities) and Sharon S. Lucas (The Boeing Company)

 

2018 Awards Committee

Kate Rhoades, Zones, Inc.
Chairperson, 2018 Awards Committee

Members

Angela Battle, Sellen Construction

Stacey Edwards, City of Portland

Katia Garcia, Seattle Public Utilities

Sharon Lucas, The Boeing Company

Cherie Reese, General Microsystems Inc.

 

To view the list of nominees, visit www.nwmtnmsdc.org/2018nominees.

 

About the Event

The 2018 Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction is presented by the Northwest Mountain MSDC, and Platinum Annual Sponsors, Microsoft Corporation, Mike Nakamura Photography, Starbucks Corporation, TDW and Co., T-Mobile USA, Inc., Trio Group, MUFG Union Bank, N.A., World Wide Technology, Inc., Zones, Inc.; Gold Annual Sponsors, Alaska Airlines and The Boeing Company; Silver Annual Sponsors, AT&T, Inc., Costco Wholesale, General Microsystems Inc., and MBDA Tacoma Business Center; Bronze Annual Sponsors, LDC, Inc., PetroCard, Inc. and Promoshop, Inc.; Emerging Sponsors, Ecobrite Services, LLC, ELYON International, Inc., and the Russell Group, LLC; and Wine Sponsor, Twisted Cedar Wines.  Event support will be provided by Zones, Inc.

To learn more, visit www.nwmtnmsdc.org/2018awards.

Northwest Mountain MSDC Announces the Nominees for Leadership and Advocacy Awards

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The Northwest Mountain MSDC is pleased to announce the 2017 Leadership and Advocacy Award nominees.  We have a total of 56 nominations. 

We received 20 nominations for Advocacy Awards and 36 nominations for Leadership Awards.

To view to complete list of nominees, please visit www.nwmtnmsdc.org/2018nominees.

Please join us at the 2018 Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction for the awards presentation, business networking and the silent auction benefiting the Northwest Mountain MSDC Scholarship fund.

Please visit the event website, www.nwmtnmsdc.org/2018awards.

Congratulations to Sebastian Uprimny for making it to 2018 Winter Olympics

Seabstian Uprimny (inlingua Utah) with Karla Malacon (Northwest Mountain MSDC) and Don Durham (inlingua Utah) at 2017 Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington.

Seabstian Uprimny (inlingua Utah) with Karla Malacon (Northwest Mountain MSDC) and Don Durham (inlingua Utah) at 2017 Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington.

Sebastian Uprimny makes his Winter Olympics debut at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.  He is the Colombian delegate in the Men's 15 km freestyle cross-country skiing competition.

Born to Colombian parents in Paris, France, Sebastian now lives in Salt Lake City, Utah and is the Principal and Managing Director of inlingua Utah, a certified Northwest Mountain MSDC MBE offering professional interpretation and translation services.

Sebastian is one of four athletes representing Colombia and will be participating in the opening ceremony on Friday, February 9, 2018.  He is scheduled to compete on Sunday, February 11, 2018. (Please confirm the daily schedule at Olympic Games Website)

For Sebastian's FIS Race rank and other information, visit the 2018 Olympics Athlete Profile.

 

Source: https://www.olympic.org/olympic-games

 

 

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Proud to pour Native American wine

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Twisted Cedar Native American Wine is the official wine sponsor of the 2018 Annual Awards Dinner.  The brand is owned by Cedar Band Corporation, a federally chartered tribal corporation owned and operated by the Cedar Band of Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah. The company is a certified MBE.  2018 Annual Awards Dinner attendees will enjoy Twisted Cedar Sangiovese Rose Lodi, 2015.

 “Twisted Cedar” comes from the coniferous trees that proliferated the tribal lands of the Paiutes.  The name reflects the company’s dedication to protecting the environment while paying tribute to their heritage.

To learn more about Twisted Cedar products and where to purchase them, visit www.twistedcedarwines.com.

 

About the Event

The 2018 Annual Awards Dinner and Silent Auction  is hosted by the Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council to recognize leadership and advocacy by corporations, public agencies, MBEs and individuals engaged in supplier diversity and minority supplier development.   

Date:  Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Venue: DoubleTree Southcenter, 16500 Southcenter Parkway, Tukwila, WA 98188

Website: www.nwmtnmsdc.org/2018awards

 

Disclaimer: The views, opinions and positions expressed by the authors, contributors, references and commenters on blogs do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions or positions of Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council or any employee thereof. We make no representations as to accuracy, completeness, timeliness, suitability or validity of any information presented by individuals on blogs and shall be free from liability for any errors, omissions, or delays in any information or losses, injuries or damages arising from display or use.  We reserve the right to refuse, delete, edit, or modify blog entries or comments that are not consistent with Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council mission, vision and values.