President's Message

L. Yancy III - President & CEO

Welcome to The Mid-South Minority Business Council Continuum's (The MMBC Continuum) Website.  The MMBC Continuum is a non-profit organization that successfully connects Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) with the Mid-South’s largest corporations.  If you are a minority or woman-owned business to business firm seeking to connect with major corporations or if you are a large corporation seeking to enhance your supplier diversity program and improve your supplier diversity spend with M/WBEs then you’ve connected to the right organization. We invite you to become a member.  If you are a scalable M/WBE firm that has the capacity to grow jobs, then we can help position you to grow your revenues, train your workforce, form joint ventures, become a certified member of the Uniform Certification Agency (UCA) and share best practices among many other valuable strategies. 

As a large corporation, The MMBC Continuum can help you access scalable M/WBEs by industry, distribute and communicate your procurement opportunities via RFPs and RFQs, assist in formulating a written supplier diversity policy and program, form joint ventures with M/WBEs, formulate second tier M/WBE programs with your major national vendors and assist you in developing M/WBEs through your own developmental/incubator process.  The MMBC Continuum also has an initiative to enhance and institutionalize your diversity and inclusion efforts.  As the premier minority economic development organization in the mid-south, The MMBC Continuum creates innovative programs and services that produce results. 

Please review our website to learn more about how we can assist you.  Your membership in our organization is very important to us.  On behalf the Board of Directors and Staff of The MMBC Continuum, The Uniform Certification Agency (UCA) and the MBDA Business Center, I welcome you to learn more about the many opportunities to grow, expand & thrive.


Luke Yancy III
President & CEO

2015 Economic Development Forum August 25-27

AUGUST 25-27

Memphis Cook Convention Center
Memphis, TN

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