The Southern Region Minority Supplier Development Council welcomes majority-owned companies of all shapes and sizes that are interested in diversifying their supply chain.  We require active participation from all of our corporate members, and after becoming a corporate member with the SRMSDC, we hold each member accountable to their stated ambitions.  

what we do

SRMSDC provides the only nationally recognized ethnic minority business certification (MBE) in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.  SRMSDC connects certified MBEs with corporate members representing many of America's largest publicly and privately owned companies. The MBE certification is the designation that Corporate America uses to track direct and indirect spend with businesses owned and controlled by ethnic minority-owned suppliers.  Leveraging over 40 years of experience in advocacy and ethnic minority business development we offer:

  • MBE Certification
  • Business consultation
  • Sourcing assistance to buyers from our member corporation
  • Supply chain marketing assistance to certified MBEs
  • Bonding and capital referrals 
  • Economic impact assessments
  • Exclusive networking events
  • Corporate and MBE training programs



Corporate members are defined as large, Fortune 1,000 type companies that represent the biggest and best of corporate America. 

The Southern Region Minority Supplier Development Council counts over 89 of these organizations as corporate members in our network, the most of any other organization in the region.  This number represents those corporations within our states that have shown their commitment to working with diverse businesses and supporting economic development towards our local ethnic populations. 
The SRMSDC’s corporate member base spans across numerous industries, including the following: 

Aerospace & Defense

Construction & Engineering 
Energy & Utilities 
Finance, Banking & Insurance 
Hospitality & Entertainment 
Information Technology 
Manufacturing & Industrial 
Professional Services 
Transportation & Logistics 

The diversity of SRMSDC’s corporate base translates into a wide variety of contract possibilities for our Certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs).  

Why Not Join today

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.        
Alabama Power 
American Electric Power       
Ampirical Solutions, LLC       
Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc.    
Audubon Nature Institute        
BASF Corporation         
Baker Hughes         
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana       
Boyd Gaming Corporation BP America Inc.      
Capital One Financial Corporation        
Cargill, Inc.        
Centerpoint Energy Inc.  
Chevron Corporation        
CITGO Petroleum Corporation        
Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc.        
ConocoPhillips Corporation        
Cox Communications        
Delta Downs Racetrack & Casino        
DuPont Company     
Entergy Corporation      
Enterprise Rent-A-Car        
Evangeline Downs        
Evergreen Tank Solutions        
ExxonMobil Corporation        
Fair Grounds Race Course        
FedEx Corporation       
Fru-Con Construction Corporation        
Georgia Pacific Corporation        
Harrah's Entertainment, Inc.        
Harrah's New Orleans        
Harrah's Shreveport Casino        
Healthtrust Purchasing Group         
Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.        
The Home Depot Inc.,       
Hornbeck Offshore Operations, LLC     
IBM Corporation         
ICF Emergency Management Systems        
INEOS Fluor        
International Paper Company        
JPMorgan Chase & Company        
Louisiana Rice Mill, LLC        
L'Auberge du Lac Casino Resort        
Lockheed Martin Corporation        
Mapp Construction, LLC         
M. C. Dean, Inc.        
Macy's, Inc.        
Marathon Oil Corporation        
Marriott International        
Mississippi Power
Monsanto Company        
Motorola, Inc.  
Motion Industries      
New Orleans Morial Convention Center       
Nissan North America Office Depot Inc.        
Performance Energy Services        
Petroleum Helicopters, Inc.        
Port of New Orleans        
The Proctor & Gamble Company       
Regions Financial Corporation Rubicon, Inc.        
S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.        
Sam's Town Casino Hotel Shreveport        
Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans        
Shell Chemical Company (Geismar)        
Shell Chemical Company (Norco)        
Shell Exploration & Production Company        
Shell Oil Company        
Skanska USA Building, Inc.        
Smith International         
Staples Inc.        
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide        
Stockhausen Louisiana, LLC        
Toyota Engineering and Motor Company
Treasure Chest Casino
Tyson Foods     
Tuboscope, A NOV Company        
United Parcel Service, Inc.
Walmart/Sam's Club