The Council has expanded and is thriving as the new Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council, incorporating the states of Utah and Wyoming into our region. With the new expansion, the Council is releasing new data on current certified minority owned businesses in our region, as an overview of the current state of the market.
The data below provides current data on the location, ethnicity, industry and gender of minority business enterprises (MBEs) in our region. Below are some highlights:
53% of certified MBEs are located in Washington State and 19% of certified MBEs are located in Oregon State. .37% of certified MBEs are located in Wyoming State.
26% of certified MBEs are of Asian Pacific Islander descent and 18% of certified MBEs are of Hispanic descent. 11% of certified MBEs are of Asian Indian descent.
34% of certified MBEs have a business code of Consultant Professional and 24% of certified MBEs have a business code of Service Contractor. .37% of certified MBEs have a business code of Manufacture Rep.
78% of certified MBEs are male owned enterprises.
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.
Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council | 545 Andover Park West, Building 1, Suite 109, Tukwila, WA 98188, United States