WSSC’s Director of Small, Local and Minority Business Enterprise Office Selected to Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive Leaders

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Laurel – August 2, 2016 – WSSC is proud to announce that Towanda Livingston, Director of WSSC’s Small, Local and Minority Business Enterprise Office, has been selected by Diversity MBA Magazine to its 10th annual list of Top 100 under 50 Diverse Executive Leaders. The honor is a strategic leadership recognition that embodies higher education, workplace inclusion and community commitment.

This year’s list includes individuals from a broad spectrum including Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, Universities and Colleges, government, and nonprofit agencies. The honorees were chosen from a pool of 282 nominees after a rigorous selection process by a select panel of judges.

“I am humbled to have been selected to be among this distinguished group of successful professionals, it is truly an honor,” said Livingston.

“Diversity is Towanda’s passion,” says WSSC General Manager/CEO Carla A. Reid. “She has worked tirelessly on behalf of small, local and minority businesses to build an exemplary program here at WSSC. And she carries that message internally as well by setting an example for all of our employees.”

As part of this honor, the magazine has designed a leadership program exclusively for the Top 100 under 50 leaders. All honorees in attendance will be going through the program the week of the Conference.

“This year’s 100 honorees are a unique group because they are part of the exclusive 1000 honorees recognized for leadership over the past decade,” says Pam McElvane, Publisher and CEO of Diversity MBA. Diversity MBA is also celebrating 10 years of diversity achievement.

This year’s recipients will be honored at Diversity MBA’s Annual Business Leaders Conference & Awards Gala, which will be held on September 14-15 at the Lisle Sheraton Hotel in Lisle, IL.  

For 100 years, WSSC has proudly served the citizens of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – providing drinking water that has always met strict Safe Drinking Water Act standards and protecting the environment through vital water resource recovery services. Our vision is to be THE world-class water utility, where excellent products and services are always on tap.

 

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