Susan Au Allen, National President and CEO of the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Educational Foundation (USPAACC) will speak at Truist Tier2 Supplier Diversity Business Summit taking place Wednesday, September 14, from 1-4 p.m.
President Allen will focus on the importance of minority-owned business certification, highlighting USPAACC’s 23-year old Asian American-Minority-Owned Business Certification program that helps connect businesses with economic opportunities. Also speaking at the Summit are Bill Rogers, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Truist Financial Corporation, Brian Downer Executive Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer, Truist Financial Corporation, Lissa Miller, Senior Vice President, Chief Supplier Diversity Officer, Truist Financial Corporation, as well as other invited speakers.
“Truist’s Tier2 Supplier Diversity Business Summit will highlight the critical importance of supplier diversity and why it’s imperative that Minority-Owned Businesses get certified. I thank Truist for their continued public leadership on these issues and look forward to the summit,” Susan Au Allen, USPAACC National President and CEO said.
For more details regarding Susan Allen speaking at Truist Financial Corporation’s Tier2 Supplier Diversity Business Summit this Wednesday, contact USPAACC at (202) 296-5221 or [email protected].
Founded in 1984 in the nation’s Capital, the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC) is the most established and effective national nonprofit nonpartisan organization representing all Asian American and Asian American-related groups in business, sciences, the arts, sports, education, public and community services. Our mission is to promote and propel economic growth and job creation by opening doors to business and professional opportunities for Asian Americans and their partners in corporations, government at the federal, state and local levels, and the small, minority and diverse business communities. For 35 years, USPAACC has served and will continue to serve as the unified voice for equal opportunity in business for Asian Americans, as the gateway to corporate and government contracts, to Asian American suppliers, and information about Asian Americans and the Asia-Pacific and Indian Subcontinent markets.
Our signature annual thought-leadership programs include: College Hallmark Scholarship Program that began in 1989, One-on-One Prescheduled Business Matchmaking Meetings in 1998, Supplier Diversity & Procurement Leadership Caucus in 2004, Federal Contracting Town Hall Meetings in 2005, Fast 100 Asian American Businesses in 2008, Business Executive Coaching: ReadySetGrow in 2011, Chief Procurement Officers Forum in 2011, What’s Your Pitch Innovation Competitions in 2015, Chief Technology & Information Officers Forum in 2017, and Corporate Employee Business Resource Group Leadership Caucus in 2017.
Headquartered in Washington DC, USPAACC reaches Asian American businesses nationwide through regional chapters in California, Texas, New York, Georgia, Illinois and the Washington DC-Maryland-Virginia National Capital Area.
The US Pan-Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC) today celebrated Joseph Hsiao, President and CEO of the H Restaurant Group and member of USPAACC Southeast Region’s Board of Directors, on receiving the “John Lu International Business of the Year Award” for 2023.Mr. Hsiao is a member of the Board of Directors for the US Pan-Asian American Chamber of Commerce Southeast Region (USPAACC-SE), the Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce, and Georgia Advocates for Crime Prevention, and also serves as Secretary of the Georgia Restaurant Association, and President of the Asian Restaurant Council.
You can read the Op-ed online via the Washington Business Journal at the following link: https://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2023/03/24/susan-au-allen-diverse-federal-contracting.html. Special thanks to the Washington Business Journal for publishing the Op-ed and allowing its use.
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