Doral, Fla., – Magno International, LP, a Veteran-, Minority- and Disabled-Owned global integrated logistics solutions company announced it has been selected by Monsanto Corporation to participate in their Supplier Diversity Mentoring Program. Monsanto has a long history of employing a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive environment; this will be the second class of the Monsanto Supplier Diversity Mentoring Program (MSDMP). The MSDMP is an extensive mentoring program designed to assist in the growth and sustainability of diverse suppliers that could provide goods and services to Monsanto, creating opportunity for businesses owned by minorities, women, persons with disabilities, veterans or disabled veterans, as well as persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT). Magno International, a Minority-, Disabled- and Veteran-Owned Small Business was one of eight (8) diversity suppliers selected from over 300 applications.
Raul Pedraza, Magno’s Founder and CEO stated, “We are honored to have the opportunity to participate in Monsanto’s prestigious program. We applaud them for their undeniable commitment to diversity and inclusion. Their investment of time and resources to help cultivate companies like ours demonstrates their intentional culture that promotes the importance and value of diversity suppliers.”
Pictured: Eight business leaders will participate in the 2016 Monsanto Supplier Diversity Mentorship program. Back Row (from left): Ernest Enrique of CMS Corporation (Bargersville, Ind.); Lisa Nichols of Technology Partners (St. Louis); Mary Ann Gibson of Mozaic Group (St. Louis); and Edmond Brown of ELB Enterprises, Inc. (Alorton, Ill.) Front Row (from left): Sanjeev Tirath of Pyramid Consulting, Inc. (Alpharetta, Ga.); Chris Monica of Magno International, LP (Miami); Debra Berry of Berry Industrial Group Inc. (Nyack, N.Y.); and Shannon Powell of Active Ergonomics, Inc. (Raleigh, N.C.)
Not Pictured: Raul Pedraza, Founder and CEO, Magno International (Miami)