All of this year’s diversity winners were listed in the July/August 2012 print issue of the publication and will be profiled online Aug. 30, 2012. Corp! not only considered race and ethnicity, but also gender, religion and handicapping conditions as worthy of recognition. Honorees demonstrated a commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion, and contributions to diversity issues in business and the community.
The diversity winners were selected in three categories and include: Diversity Focused Company, defined as a company that clearly defines and monitors diversity success and demonstrates how diversity efforts add value to the company; Diversity Business Leader, an individual who is a diversity role model or top officer of a minority-owned business; and Diversity Champion, a nonprofit or community organization that creates or promotes special programming, education or other initiatives that focus on diversity.
The Salute to Diversity event will feature networking, breakfast, and awards presentation. The event will feature a keynote address by Alejandro Quiroz, vice president of Global Advanced Manufacturing for Whirlpool Corporation who will present “Leveraging Diversity for Value Creation in Global Business.” Tickets for the event are $50 and can be purchased online at www.corpmagazine.com or by calling 586-393-8815.
This program is sponsored by MGM Grand Detroit, DTE Energy, Rehmann, BlueCross BlueShield of Michigan, Compuware, Fresh Start Express, Thai Feast, St. John Providence, Mystique Boutiques, Keep the Money in the Mitt, Michigan Diversity Council, Leadership Oakland and APACC.
The mission of Corp! magazine, founded in 1998, is to inform, intrigue and entertain business owners and top level executives by providing business features, news and profiles with a Michigan emphasis. Visit www.corpmagazine.com to learn more.
See following list of winners.
CORP! Magazine’s Salute to Diversity 2012 Award Winners
BAE Industries Inc.
Big Tent Jobs LLC
Three Star Trucking Co. Inc.
Ronald Hall Sr. President & CEO
Comcast Cable Communications Inc.
Dale Kirk, Vice President of Engineering
Caroline Chambers, Vice President, National
Manager of Diversity Initiatives,
Bing Goei, President
Jerome Harvey, President & CEO
Henry Ford Health System
Rose M. Glenn, Senior Vice President
Communications & CMO
Hercules & Hercules Inc.
Belinda Jefferson, President
Tel Ganesan, President and CEO
Marvel Technologies Inc.
Bala Rajaraman, President & CEO
The Pink Fund
Molly MacDonald, President & Founder
The Sam Bernstein Law Firm
Richard Bernstein, Senior Partner,
Public Service Litigator
The Skillman Foundation
Carol Goss, President & CEO
The Taubman Company LLC
William Taubman, COO
University of Michigan - Dept. of Health
Management & Policy
Dr. Valerie Myers, Professor of Management
David Segura, CEO
Alejandro Quiroz, Vice President for Global
Ann Arbor Area Business
Black Family Development Inc.
Grand Rapids Bar Association
Jewish Community Relations Council of
Chamber of Commerce
Northeast Guidance Center
Philippine Chamber of Commerce
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