Brian Brooks of E.E. Ward Moving & Storage Co. Completes the National Minority Supplier Development Council Centers of Excellence Program
Cardinal Health sponsors E.E. Ward in minority business growth program
Brian Brooks, co-owner of E.E. Ward Moving & Storage Co., has completed the Centers of Excellence (COE) program sponsored by the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. The program enhances successful business relationships between corporations and Minority Business Enterprises by strengthening corporate minority supplier development processes. The COE provides corporations with access to exemplary Minority Business Enterprises thereby aligning corporate desires to better serve their diverse markets and customers.
“Cardinal Health seeks suppliers who can provide quality products and services at competitive costs, who demonstrate a focus on operational excellence and share our passion for serving our customers,” said Derrick Hamilton, manager of Supplier Diversity at Cardinal Health, Inc., the $99 billion health care services company that sponsored E.E. Ward for the COE. “E.E. Ward strives toward that standard of excellence, and we congratulate them on completion of the Council’s Center of Excellence program.”
E.E. Ward was nominated for this distinction by the South Central Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council (SCOMSDC), a regional council of the NMSDC. E.E. Ward was selected by the SCOMSDC as a 2010 MBE Supplier of the Year. The regional honor elevates E.E. Ward to national certification by NMSDC as a participant in its COE.