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St. Louis Fed Supplier Diversity Workshop

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Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Time: 5-7:45 p.m.

Where: Economy Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza
Broadway and Locust Streets
St. Louis, Mo. 63102 (map it)

Parking: We invite registered attendees to park next to the Bank at no charge. We will provide additional instructions in an event reminder email.

The biannual Supplier Diversity Workshop will provide woman- and minority-owned businesses with key tools needed for a successful working relationship with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and other clients in the community. In addition, this outreach initiative aims to build relationships with suppliers and drive positive business results for economic development in our communities by integrating a diverse pool of qualified suppliers.

Vendors will have the opportunity to meet key personnel from Procurement, HR, Facilities, Community Development and Economic Education. We'll serve refreshments at this business casual event.


5-5:55 p.m. Meet, Greet, and Explore our Award-Winning Economy Museum

6-6:05 p.m. Welcome and Introductions: Monica Buren, Supplier Diversity

6:05-6:15 p.m. Opening Remarks: James Price, Group Vice President, Support Services

6:15-6:40 p.m. Gloria Carter Hicks, Hicks-Carter-Hicks, LLC (WBE)

6:40-6:55 p.m. Community Development: Overview of How the Community Economic Development Staff Works in Low-Moderate Income Communities: Yvonne Sparks, Assistant Vice President, Community Development

6:55-7:10 p.m. Economic Education: Mary Suiter, Assistant Vice President, Economic Education

7:10-7:30 p.m. Tips and Best Practices for Responding to Request for Proposals and Bidding Opportunities: Rachel Hill, District Procurement

7:30-7:45 p.m. Q&A / Closing Remarks

Questions? Contact Monica Buren at