Houston Minority Supplier Development Council
Sysco Corporate is an active supporter of the Houston Minority Supplier Development Council (HMSDC) and the Houston Minority Partnership Task Force, an initiative of the Greater Houston Partnership Program. The Greater Houston Partnership is a unique place among business organizations. It combines opportunities for economic development, international business and public policy development. The Greater Houston Partnership is the primary advocate of Houston’s business community and their mission is to build regional economic prosperity. Sysco is an active member of the Greater Houston Partnership and our CEO serves on the Board of Directors.
The HMSDC is the certifying arm for minority businesses interested in doing business with major corporations. Established in 1973, the mission of HMSDC mission is to expand the business opportunities and business growth for minority enterprises. The HMSDC is a non-profit organization for minority businesses and major corporations interested in establishing relationships with minority entrepreneurs and helping them succeed. Like Sysco’s supplier diversity efforts the goal of the HMSDC is to support and promote minority businesses.