Brought to you by: Women’s Business Empowerment Council
Hosted by: Tiffany Carter and Alvin-o “Al” Williams
A show that celebrates entrepreneurs’ pursuits for their passions and the tracks that inspire us.
Co-hosted by Tiffany Carter with the Enterprising Women of Color Program at WBEC South and Alvin-o “Al” Williams with Southern Region Minority Supplier Development Council. This thirty minute show will feature interviews and open discussions with today’s small business experts on an array of intentional topics and issues facing the marketplace from a point of view of regional and national experts. Each show includes music interludes that will make listeners smile, think, and move.
About the hosts:
Before joining Women’s Business Enterprises Council South, as the Director of the Enterprising Women of Color Program, Tiffany Carter served as the Director of Procurement, oversees the Port of New Orleans’ and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad procurement and small business contracting, bringing more than 20 years of experience in a variety of industries. Her efforts secured over $12 million in small business spend in maritime and rail industries. As former Director of the State and Local Disadvantaged Business Program, Ms. Carter’s leadership resulted in over $30 million in local and small business contract awards. Her profile includes work with the National Urban League, Louisiana Department of Transportation, United Way of Southeastern Louisiana, Regional Transit Authority and Sewerage and Water Board New Orleans. Tiffany’s leadership has resulted in over $30 million in local and small business contract awards.
Alvin-o Williams is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Southern Region Minority Supplier Development Council. He has a vast amount of business experience serving in various leadership roles in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. Alvin-o is a serial entrepreneur, having started, managed, acquired, and divested several businesses in the landscape, real estate, hospitality, health & wellness, and marketing sectors.
He has been recognized as an active thought leader and innovator and is one of the co-founders of TheBIGGERDiscussion.com TheBIGGERDiscussion is a national business summit that addresses a broad range of “Elephant in the Room” issues surrounding race, gender, the environment, and sustainable economic equality.