Annual Business Expo
Appointments Scheduling

Meet with experts to uncover new solutions for your business and find the answers to your questions.

One-on-One Appointments with Buyers

To make an appointment(s), you must be registered for the Business Expo Trade Fair. Each buyer will list the products and services he/she purchases. If you do not provide the products or services requested by the buyer, your appointment(s) will not be honored. Thank you for your cooperation.

 


Click the company's icon below to view what each is purchasing and schedule your appointment(s).


American Airlines
Shane Kok, Commodity Manager - Domestic Airports

Purchasing:
Ground handling services, skycap services and baggage service operations


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American Airlines
Zach Grohowski, Commodity Manager

Purchasing:
Janitorial Services


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AT&T
Angela Williams, Manager, Supplier Diversity

Purchasing:
Construction, Engineering, Tower Maintenance, Generators, Service Construction, HVAC, Small Cells, HR Training


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AT&T
Junie Smith, Sr. Project Manager

Purchasing:
Construction, Engineering, Tower Maintenance, Generators, Service Construction, HVAC, Small Cells, HR Training


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Broward College
Christian Block, Chief Business Officer- Information Technology

Purchasing:
Information Technology


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Broward County Public Schools
Shari Francis, Purchasing Agent III

Purchasing:
Construction, Advertising, Promotions, Staffing, Information Technology, Medical Supplies and Services, Consulting Services, Travel & Hospitality


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Broward County Public Schools
Michelle Wilcox, Purchasing Agent III

Purchasing:
Construction, Advertising, Promotions, Staffing, Information Technology, Medical Supplies and Services, Consulting Services, Travel & Hospitality


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CHEP
Willie Johnson, Procurement Manager, Supplier Diversity

Purchasing:
Facilities management, paint manufacturers, IT/Telecommunications Management Service Providers, Pallet Recyclers, Pallet Manufacturers, Waste Management Services, Propane Providers, Industrial Hand Tool Repair, Tool Management Provider, Commercial Real Estate Brokers, Warehouse and Storage Providers, Nail, Screw and Fastener Distributor, Global Light Industrial Staffing Agencies


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Duke Energy
Brittany Tefteller, Facility Services Professional

Purchasing:
Construction, Coal ash excavation services, groundwater assessment, dredging, transportation, transmission and distribution construction, veg management services, solar


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Duke Energy
Tonja Graham, Supplier Diversity Specialist

Purchasing:
Construction, Coal ash excavation services, groundwater assessment, dredging, transportation, transmission and distribution construction, veg management services, solar constructions


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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Lloyd Walsh, Manager

Purchasing:
Facilities Maintenance, Construction, Landscaping, Automotive


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Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)
Emmarie Yavneh, Purchasing Agent III

Purchasing:
Office Supplies, Janitorial Services, Information Technology, Staffing, Roadway and/or Bridge Construction, Drug Testing, Background Checks


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Florida City Gas/Southern Company Gas
Tremese Davis, Director, Supplier Diversity

Purchasing:
Construction, Consulting Services, Engineering, Land Survey, Environmental Services, Legal, CDL Certification Company, Locate Services


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Florida City Gas/Southern Company Gas
La'Shaunda Smith-Pope, Manager, Supplier Diversity

Purchasing:
Construction, Consulting Services, Engineering, Land Survey, Environmental Services, Legal, CDL Certification Company, Locate Services


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Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)
Joe Ricardo, Senior Contract Specialist

Purchasing:
Office Supplies, Janitorial Services, Information Technology, Staffing, Roadway and/or Bridge Construction, Drug Testing, Background Checks


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Florida Lottery
Kara Godwin, Purchasing Specialist

Purchasing:
Advertising, Promotions, Information Technology, Promotional Items


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Florida Power and Light Company (FPL)
Adrienne Cooper, Senior Procurement Professional

Purchasing:
Construction, safety items, engine related components, material and services related to utilities, pump, motor repairs


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Florida Power and Light Company (FPL)
Charles Pickard, Senior Procurement Professional

Purchasing:
Construction, safety items, engine related components, material and services related to utilities, pump, motor repairs


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Florida Power and Light Company (FPL)
Jeff Deptula, Senior Procurement Professional

Purchasing:
Construction, safety items, engine related components, material and services related to utilities, pump, motor repairs


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Florida Power and Light Company (FPL)
Lucy Lopez, Senior Procurement Professional

Purchasing:
Construction, safety items, engine related components, material and services related to utilities, pump, motor repairs


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Florida Power and Light Company (FPL)
Michael Greeley, Senior Procurement Professional

Purchasing:
Construction, safety items, engine related components, material and services related to utilities, pump, motor repairs


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Florida Power and Light Company (FPL)
Shelbi Brown, Senior Procurement Professional

Purchasing:
Construction, safety items, engine related components, material and services related to utilities, pump, motor repairs


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Florida’s Turnpike
Jeanette Schutz, MBE Manager

Purchasing:
Engineers, Construction, HVAC, Landscaping, Electrical, Signage, ITS


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Florida’s Turnpike
Tony Espinosa, MBE Specialist

Purchasing:
Engineers, Construction, HVAC, Landscaping, Electrical, Signage, ITS


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Johnson Controls
Antonio Rodriguez, Install Manager, Security

Purchasing:
Security systems- intrusion, CCTV & Access


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Johnson Controls
Cydney Graham, Regional Procurement Manager

Purchasing:
Electrical subcontractors, structured cabling, IP networking


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Johnson Controls
Joseph Sroka, Operations Manager, Fire

Purchasing:
Fire suppression install and sprinkler repair, fire system inspections


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Office Depot Office Max
Brenda Shaw, Senior Category Manager, Strategic Sourcing

Purchasing:
Construction, Consulting Services, Logistics, Transportation


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Orlando Health
Marisol Romany, Director Diversity & Minority Business Development Culture and Language Resources

Purchasing:
Medical supplies, surgical instruments, surgical gloves, armored car service, office supplies, waste management, paper products (tissue paper towels, etc.), landscaping, uniforms/apparel


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Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County
Diane LeRay, Procurement Manager

Purchasing:
Construction & Consulting Services


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Tampa General Hospital
Felix Bratslavsky, MBE Manager, Materials Management

Purchasing:
Construction and Medical Supplies


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The Auto Club Group | AAA
Anand Kumar, Director, Supplier Diversity

Purchasing:
Construction, Advertising and Promotions, Staffing, Information Technology, Travel & Hospitality


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The Walt Disney Company
Carla McKinney, Manager, Supplier Diversity Strategic Sourcing

Purchasing:
Facilities Operations Services (Janitorial Services, Janitorial Supplies, Maintenance Repair Operations)


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The Walt Disney Company
Richard Toth, Sourcing Specialist

Purchasing:
Construction Services


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The Walt Disney Company
Adam Voight, Sourcing Specialist

Purchasing:
Print Services & Marketing


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The Walt Disney Company
Mark Smith, Sourcing Specialist

Purchasing:
Facilities Operations Services (Janitorial Services, Janitorial Supplies, Maintenance Repair Operations)


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TECO Energy
Lynette Darrell, Coordinator Supplier & Vendor Development

Purchasing:
Gloves, Lubricant- Cleaners, Concrete Poles, Steel Poles, Conduit, Promotional Products


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Universal Parks & Resorts
Oswaldo Soto, Sourcing Manager Facilities/Supplier Diversity

Purchasing:
IT, Construction, Print --- NO: STAFFING, MEDICAL, JANITORIAL, SECURITY


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University of Miami
Michelle Traft, Sr. Contract Specialist

Purchasing:
All products and services EXCEPT for surgical supplies


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University of Miami
Janete Caliendo, Buyer

Purchasing:
Patient care and medical supplies (surgical gloves, IVs, sponges and stents)


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University of Miami
Sandra Veiga, Buyer

Purchasing:
Medical and surgical supplies (sutures, surgery masks, IV fluids and implants)


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University of Miami
Tashina Arota, Assistant Buyer

Purchasing:
Catering, events, hotels, furniture, and office supplies


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One-on-One Appointments Guide Download

 

Click the icon below to view and schedule your appointment(s) with an expert business consultant.


Miami MBDA Business Center
Marie Brea Hyppolite
MBDA Business Consultant

Consulting:
Business Plans, Marketing Plan, Financial Plan, Organizational Management and Teaming Agreements/Joint Ventures


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Orlando MBDA Business Center
Kimberly Rosier Jean-Louis
MBDA Business Consultant

Consulting:
RFP Proposal Writing, Human Resources, Access to Capital, Operations Management and Teaming Agreements/ Joint Ventures


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Miami MBDA Business Center
Jorge Iglesias
MBDA Business Consultant

Consulting:
Certifications, Construction and Doing Business in the Public Sector


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Orlando MBDA Business Center
Russell Spears
MBDA Business Consultant

Consulting:
Disaster Preparedness Planning, Disaster recovery loan, disaster recovery contracts & bids, FEMA registration & support


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Miami MBDA Business Center
Timothy "Tim" Thompson
MBDA Business Consultant

Consulting:
Disaster Preparedness Planning, Disaster recovery loan, disaster recovery contracts & bids, FEMA registration & support

Orlando MBDA Business Center
Evelyn Lebron
MBDA Business Consultant

Consulting:
Social Media Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations and Media Relations


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Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.
Cristina Hernandez Villar, Esq.

Coaching:
Legal Services


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WHO WE ARE

The FSMSDC is one of 23 regional councils affiliated with the NMSDC. The mission of the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council is to link Corporations and Government Agencies with Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) to foster business development and expansion.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Florida State Minority
Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC)

9499 N.E. Second Avenue, Suite 201
Miami, FL 33138
P: (305) 762-6151

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BUSINESS EXPO LOCATION

Broward County Convention Center
Third Floor

1950 Eisenhower Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
P: (954) 765-5900
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