Who Benefits

The simple answer: everyone – USM, subcontractors, customers, communities.  The more specific answer: motivated subcontractors that are diversity certified. 

  • Certification for your business is very important. 
  • At USM, our Supplier Diversity Specialist works with the Procurement Team to identify opportunities to include women, minority, and veteran owned businesses into our bidding process.
  • Provides you with access to USM’s Supplier Diversity Mentoring Program
  • Qualifies you for inclusion in Supplier Diversity Programs of other large corporations
  • Inclusion in databases of certification agencies used by procurement professionals nationwide
  • Sales and Marketing opportunities; including business matchmaking meetings