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3:00 PM – 5:15 PM

Hear from savvy and accomplished business leaders in the MasterClass, which is designed to be an intimate setting for MBEs to be inspired by the
“Best of the Best” in business. This is an unprecedented opportunity to hear the secrets of the speakers’ business successes. Attendees will learn
about strategies to remain competitive, how to have long-term success and insights on what it takes to stay at the top.

Beverly Kuykendall Ronald Mark GOVIN

President of Government Business President & CEO

As President of Government Business for American Medical Depot (AMD), Mark Govin is President of MarkMaster Inc., a premier, vertically integrated
Beverly Kuykendall leads the company’s expansion into strategically manufacturer of business products and custom and stock identity solutions.
important areas. She has P&L responsibility for AMD’s government unit, The Govin family has owned and operated this Minority Business Enterprise
and in 2015, the United States Agency for International Development since 1933.
and the Defense Logistics Agency awarded the company a contract Govin serves on the executive boards of MarkMaster, G-man Holdings,
to provide more than 1 million hygiene kits for their work with Syrian Merchandise Partners LLC, and Fortuna LLC. He is also affiliated with civic
refugees. In 2016, AMD was awarded a $1.2 billion government contract organizations, including the Tampa Chamber of Commerce Board of
to provide medical supplies to more than 60 Veterans Affairs Medical Governors, Marking Device Association International, National Minority
Centers from Florida to Maine. Supplier Development Council and the University of Tampa.
Before joining AMD in 2013, Kuykendall was President and CEO of Federal Govin earned a B.S. in business administration and marketing at the University
and Commercial Contracts, Inc. which consulted with large companies of Tampa. He is a community leader and a Deacon at the Idlewild Baptist
seeking to increase their revenue and profitability with federal agencies. Church, and he has been a Board Member of the Hispanic Services Council,
She put her background in relationship development and government the Child Abuse Council and United Way.
contracting to use through work with companies such as Proctor & Govin is a strong advocate for higher education, and with his family, sponsors
Gamble, American Hospital Supply, Xerox and Herman Miller. the Govin Family Latino Scholarship Fund, which annually sends two Hispanic
students to prestigious universities.


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