The University of Kentucky’s Supplier Diversity Manager and the EDC's Equitable Economic Development Subcommittee Chair, Marilyn Clark has been awarded the Impact of the Year Award by the TriState Minority Supplier Development Council.

The Impact of the Year Award is given for distinction in extraordinary contributions and exclusive influence, recognizing the outstanding performance and achievements of the members and affiliates of the TriState Minority Supplier Development Council during the past year.

Upon receiving the award, Clark stated, “No one achieves anything noteworthy alone. My thanks to Barry Swanson, UK’s chief procurement officer, and the purchasing staff at UK. Their efforts make this award possible. I am passionate about the work we do to build the capacity of diverse businesses and connect them with opportunities here at UK. This is how we positively impact the local communities we serve. I feel fortunate to do such rewarding work.”