Adrienne Trimble chosen as one of many “25 Influential Black Girls in Enterprise” by The Community Journal (TNJ)

New York Metropolis, New York, Sept. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Community Journal enterprise publication’s “25 Influential Black Girls in Enterprise Awards” is marking its 22nd anniversary with a digital presentation on Friday, September 18, 2020 at three pm EST, just about and freed from cost.  Introduced this yr by Morgan Stanley and The Community Journal (TNJ), the occasion was initially scheduled for final March on the New York Marriott Marquis resort in Instances Sq., however it was postponed due to the pandemic shutdown.

“As previously, this yr’s 25 deserving ladies had been chosen from a whole bunch of worthy nominations. And, as previously, these chosen showcase the wealthy cultural range of the Black neighborhood,” in keeping with TNJ.  For 22 years, TNJ has constantly acknowledged “trailblazing Black ladies professionals and entrepreneurs,” resembling completed and revered CEO and President of the Nationwide Minority Provider Growth Council (NMSDC) – Adrienne Trimble – at its annual affair.

Adrienne is a identified thought chief for advancing company Range, Fairness, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives. Previous to her function with NMSDC, Adrienne was Common Supervisor, Range & Inclusion at Toyota Motor North America. In her function at Toyota, Adrienne labored intently with the corporate’s Senior Management crew in creating advocacy and accountability measures to combine DEI processes throughout the group’s enterprise operations. She additionally labored intently with the corporate’s Exterior Range Advisory Board, chaired by Alexis Herman, former United States Secretary of Labor. She led the corporate’s rise on the Range Inc. High 50 checklist from quantity 42 to quantity 25 in two quick years. She additionally firmly solidified the corporate’s recognition by third celebration advocacy organizations resembling Black Enterprise Greatest Firms for Range, Hispanic Affiliation on Company Accountability, and The United Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.


Securing the longer term and recognizing provider range as a part of the bigger aim of financial inclusion has been enduring truths in Adrienne’s profession. In 2019, she initiated a number of tech improvements inside the NMSDC community, together with a customized on-line neighborhood, NMSDC Connections, completely for its stakeholders. One of many hallmarks of her management of NMSDC has been her lively dedication and thought management in what NMSDC can anticipate and supply. The aim is to increase financial engagement and possession as a strong and productive drive within the Asian, Black, Hispanic, and Native American communities within the years forward – with a watch towards the yr 2045, the yr the U.S. will obtain a majority-minority inhabitants.


Along with Adrienne Trimble, NMSDC wish to congratulate and honor the 2020 “Influential Black Girls in Enterprise” awardees who embody:

  • Pamay Bassey, Chief Studying Officer, Kraft Heinz Co.
  • Tanya Department, Managing Companion of Quintairos, Prieto, Wooden & Boyer, P.A.
  • Tabrina Davis, Vice President for Advertising and marketing, Communications and Net Technique, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
  • Charlene Dukes, President, Prince George’s Neighborhood Faculty
  • Aisha Browne Glover, President and CEO, Newark Alliance
  • Tanya Hart, Senior Vice President for Government Compensation and Complete Rewards, First Horizon Nationwide Corp.
  • Stephanie Hill, Senior Vice President for Enterprise Enterprise Transformation, Lockheed Martin
  • Adrienne Trimble, President and CEO, Nationwide Minority Provider Growth Council, Inc.
  • Tanya Curry Hoffman, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
  • Nicola Halsall Idehen, Chief Human Assets Officer, the Vistria Group;
  • Arian June, Companion, Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Celia Edwards Karam, Chief Audit Officer, Capital One Monetary
  • Taneshia Nash Laird, President and CEO, Newark Symphony Corridor
  • Judith Lee, Wealth Administration Adviser/Senior Vice President, Merrill Lynch
  • Depelsha McGruder, CEO, New York Public Radio;
  • Margenett Moore-Roberts, Chief Inclusion and Range Officer, Constituent Administration Group, a division of Interpublic Group;
  • Montresa McMillan, Senior Vice President, Head of Digital Channels and OMNI, TD Financial institution
  • Nkonye Okoh, Managing Director, JP Morgan
  • Sitarah Pendelton-Eaglin, Senior Vice President, Unique Collection (MTV Group), ViacomCBS
  • Joan Prince, Vice Chancellor, College of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Dr. Yolanda Ragland, Podiatric Surgeon/CEO, Repair Your Toes Inc.
  • Cheryl Stokes, Companion, Heidrick Consulting, Heidrick & Struggles Worldwide Inc.
  • Angela Thompson-Howard, Vice President, Human Assets, UPS Japanese Area
  • Lizette Williams, Senior Director of U.S. Advertising and marketing, McDonald’s Corp.


About NMSDC |

Chartered in 1972, The Nationwide Minority Provider Growth Council (NMSDC) stood up due to the civil rights motion within the late 1960s and continues to be the main minority enterprise improvement group in america. NMSDC helps the financial sustainability of greater than 12,000 licensed minority enterprise enterprises (MBEs) and advances minority enterprise improvement by facilitating procurement alternatives between its licensed MBEs and its community of Company Members.  The NMSDC community features a Nationwide Workplace in New York, 23 affiliate regional councils, 5 worldwide accomplice organizations and the Enterprise Consortium Fund (BCF) as its funding arm.

Tammy Wilkins
Nationwide Minority Provider Growth Council, Inc.
[email protected]

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