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WBDC-MN Corporate Partner Panel

  • Lurie Besikof Lapidus & Company, LLP 2501 South Wayzata Boulevard Minneapolis, MN, 55405 United States (map)

The Corporate Partner Panel is a unique opportunity for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) to learn firsthand about securing business with such local corporations and public entities as Ecolab, Minneapolis Public School District, University of Minnesota, and Xcel Energy. Learn about their supplier diversity programs and how they do business with certified WBEs. 

Panel Speakers:

  •  Mary VandeVoort, Procurement Manager – Compliance, Global Supply Chain, Ecolab
  • Leah Halverson, Director of Procurement & Supply Chain Development, Minneapolis Public School District
  • Darryl Peal, Director, Office for Business & Community Economic Development, University of Minnesota
  • James Garness, Supplier Diversity Specialist, Xcel Energy
  • Caren Schweitzer, President, Creative Resources Agency, LLC (WBE) – Panel Moderator