Laurel – May 31, 2016 – Towanda Livingston, Director of WSSC’s Small, Local and Minority Business Enterprise Office, was awarded the Supplier Diversity Executive of the Year Award by Minority Enterprise Advocate Magazine (MEA).
The recognition was part of MEA’s 11th Federal Business Forum & Technology Business Executives Awards Luncheon, which took place today at Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.
The event celebrates and recognizes individuals demonstrating dedication and excellence in their industry. Livingston was honored, alongside six other honorees receiving the special award in their respective professions.
“I am grateful and honored by MEA’s recognition” said Livingston. “I share this award with my entire team. It is because of their tireless work that WSSC is successfully creating and building relationships that help the growth of small, local and minority businesses across our region.”
WSSC’s SLMBE program is designed to ensure small, local and minority firms are afforded the opportunity to participate in contracting opportunities in the areas of architecture and engineering, construction, procurement and professional services.
Companies interested in doing business with WSSC should visit WSSC’s website and register on the WSSC Supplier Portal to view and receive opportunities. Registration is completely FREE. Visit wsscwater.com/SLMBE for more information
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.