Letter from the General Manager/CEO................................................... 3 Mensaje de la Directora Ejecutiva............................................................ 4 About WSSC.................................................................................................. 5 About WSSC’s Office of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion....................... 7 About WSSC’s MBE and SLBE Programs................................................ 8 Executive Summary.....................................................................................10 Resumen Ejecutivo......................................................................................14 Milestones & Highlights.............................................................................18 MBE Program: FY 2017 Performance Results......................................20 SLBE Program: FY 2017 Performance Results......................................26 First-Time Contracts Awarded: FY 2017 Performance Results.........28 Strategic Sourcing Through OSDI’s MBE and SLBE Programs..........30 Strategic Alliances Success........................................................................31 Views from the C-Suite: Supplier Diversity & Inclusion......................32 Thomas Street....................................................................................32 David Malone.....................................................................................34 Vennard Wright.................................................................................36 Towanda R. Livingston ....................................................................38 Joseph Mantua..................................................................................40 Gary Gumm........................................................................................42 A BIG Year for WSSC...................................................................................44 Extensive Outreach.....................................................................................47 WSSC’s 7th Annual Women Business Owners Expo...........................51 WSSC’s Access to Capital, Bonding & Insurance Event......................52 The Road to Excellence: Navigating the Way to Diversity and Inclusion...............................................................................53 WSSC’s Current to Future State of MBE/SLBE Participation............55 The Road Ahead...........................................................................................56 Governance & Leadership..........................................................................58 OSDI Team.....................................................................................................59 Glossary of Terms.........................................................................................60 Production Credits.......................................................................................64 CONTENTS WSSC’s FY 2017 OSDI Programs’ Performance Results Report (revised 11/2017)