MBA Goal Setters

Where minority business and opportunity meet

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Put supplier diversity to work for your company and community.

To help develop a more robust procurement environment, the Chamber’s Minority Business Accelerator works to identify Goal Setters – large, complex, majority-owned corporations and organizations – interested in the benefits of diversifying their supply chains. Once established as an MBA Goal Setter, the MBA team provides meaningful introductions to help spark new relationships, source diverse procurement partners and fuel innovation while creating jobs and wealth among our local minority community.

Each year, approximately 40 companies set goals and track their spending with local minority companies. Since 2010, demand in our local buying market has increased by 120%, creating contract opportunities worth $4 billion for minority companies in the region. And for the second consecutive year, Goal Setter minority spend topped $1 billion in 2014.

Benefits for your company

  • Lower costs and improve quality
  • Gain a competitive edge
  • Enhance your company's image

Benefits for our community

  • Help create jobs in the Cincinnati USA
  • Contribute to the economic vitality of Cincinnati USA
  • Strengthen our region's economy

For more information on how to become an MBA Corporate Goal Setter please call 513-579-3156.

MBA Goal Setters

Al Neyer
American Red Cross
Castellini Group of Companies*+
Children’s Hospital Medical Center*
Cincinnati Bell*+
Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation (3CDC)
Cincinnati Reds
Cincinnati State Community & Technical College
Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber*+
Cintas Corporation+
City Gospel Mission
Dinsmore & Shohl
Duke Energy
Ethicon Endo-Surgery
Fidelity Investments
Fifth Third Bank
Macy’s Inc.+
Mercy Health*
Messer Construction Co.*+
Miami University
Northern Kentucky University
PNC Bank
Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority
Procter & Gamble
Skanska USA
The Christ Hospital*
The Kroger Co.*+
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, NA*+
Turner Construction Co.*
U.S. Bank*+
United Way of Greater Cincinnati*
University of Cincinnati*
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Uptown Consortium
Urban League of Greater Cincinnati
Viox Services
Xavier University

*GrowthBridge Investor
+MBA Operating Supporter

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