Carmen Nazario, president of Council-certified MBE ELYON International, Inc., was recently honored with a ¡BRAVO! Award by the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber. Nazario received the Latino Business Award on Sept. 4 for serving as a role model in the business community as well as contributing to the economic and social advancement of Latinos in Oregon and Southwest Washington.
Nazario, who was born and raised in Puerto Rico, launched ELYON International, Inc. in 1997. Based in Vancouver, WA, ELYON is a full-service IT and business solutions provider to government agencies and Fortune 500 companies. Its clients include Portland Public School, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Washington State Department of Information Services, The Kroger Company, and Fred Meyer, Inc.
Northwest Mountain MSDC
Leading minority business development and supplier diversity since 1978.
The Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council (Northwest Mountain MSDC) is a Washington State nonprofit established in 1978 to aid in growth and development of minority-owned businesses.
We provide MBE certification, MBE development and minority executive education through the Northwest Mountain MSDC Scholarship Fund, and the support of members, sponsors and donors.
We are an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and recognize its National Corporate Members and NMSDC Certified MBEs.
We offer Regional Membership to private and public corporations, government agencies, higher learning institutions and other organizations.
We facilitate networking, business matchmaking, sourcing/procurement outreach, elevated event marketing, reliable messaging and connection to verified resources and opportunities.
We are among the most respected supplier diversity organizations in the region, serving the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
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