2019 Title Sponsors
December 18, 2018
Welcome New Local Corporate Members
Envigo: Provides mission-critical products and research services for pharmaceutical, crop protection, and chemical companies as well as universities, governments, and other research organizations. Envigo provides comprehensive scientific expertise and a full service offering in non-clinical research and development, research models and services, regulatory consulting, and analytical support to their customers.

American Senior Communities: Compassion, Accountability, Relationships and Excellence are the core values for American Senior Communities. These words not only form the acronym CARE, they are the guiding principles and create the framework for all of their relationships with customers, team members, families and the community at large.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis: The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis makes every effort in its policies, procedures and actions to encourage competition and provide fair and equal treatment for all organizations. The Supplier Diversity and District Procurement teams remain committed to growing the Bank’s diverse supplier base through outreach and engagement that will build stronger business relationships with their community.
Congratulations to our 2018
Corporate and MBE Winners
Recently, during the 2018 Mid-States MSDC Annual Dinner Gala in Indianapolis we recognized buyers, MBEs and corporations for their community involvement and commitment to minority business development. Winners were:
RCR Technology - MBE to MBE Spend
World Wide Technology - MBE to MBE Spend
Indianapolis Airport Authority - Corporate MBE Spend, Local
Toyota - Corporate MBE Spend, National
Express Scripts - Corporation of the Year
Day Veerlapati, S2Tech - Dr. Gene McFadden Award
With your help we successfully raised a little over $7,000 to support minority supplier diversity and development in the Central Illinois, Indiana and Eastern Missouri region. Thank you for your support!

If you would still like to donate to Mid-States MSDC before the end of the year, click the link below.
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Sam Yadav, owner of Quest Safety Products in Indianapolis, IN , was recently awarded AstraZeneca 's Top Diverse Supplier for 2018.

Diana Everett, President of Success Promotions in Chesterfield, MO, received the Supplier Appreciation Award for incredible work and partnership with Major League Baseball
Mid-States MSDC Partners with MBE Auto Dealer
Mid-States MSDC recently announced a partnership with Champion Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, located in Indianapolis. Fernando and Marcia Falcon, owners of the dealership are one of only two black owned dealerships in the state of Indiana and is FCA's largest fleet volume dealership in the country. The partnership includes Mid-States MSDC helping to raise the visibility of Champion across the three state footprint as well as providing information to corporations and MBEs on company fleet vehicles. Fernando received the honor of being named Time Magazine  "Dealer of the Year" in 2011 for Indiana. The Falcons are passionate about supporting public education and truly love that their business allows them to meet new people and make dreams come true.  Remember, "Nobody Beats a Champion!"
Invitation for MBEs
NMSDC and Capital One
NMSDC and Capital One ’s Supplier Diversity team are pleased to invite you to apply to Capital One’s innovative business development program for diverse suppliers – CATAPULT.
CATAPULT is an intensive, seven-month transformational learning journey designed to enable companies to innovate and disrupt within their business and ultimately industry - by developing a new solution to a business challenge, leveraging learnings from the program.  Learn More
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Brenda Burke
Leaving Anthem
Brenda Burke, Staff Vice President of Supplier Diversity at Anthem will be leaving the company. Brenda has been very involved with the Mid-States MSDC over many years, including serving on the board of directors. We sincerely appreciate her support and advocacy and wish Brenda much success in her future endeavors.
2019 Programs and Events Calendar
Lunch with a Hall of Famer
MBE Bid Opportunities
Please be sure to view the latest bid opportunities from IUPUI, Indianapolis Airport, MSD Louisville and Indiana State University. Learn more
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The Mid-States MSDC offices will be closed from 12/21/18 to 1/2/19.