The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) was founded in 1972. Their mission is to “advance business opportunities for certified minority business enterprises and connects them to corporate members.” The Michigan Council (MMSDC) was founded in 1977, and has facilitated over $26 billion annually in economic growth between the certified minority business enterprises and area corporations.
Goodman Venegas Insurance Agency has been certified with the National Minority Supplier Development Council since 1997. In order to be certified, Goodman Venegas must be at least 51 percent owned by a United States citizen of ethic minority.
The Goodman Venegas Insurance Agency is recognized as a supplier of professional services. The agency provides insurance brokerage and consulting services on all commercial lines of business, as well as employee benefits. The purchase of insurance products from Goodman Venegas Insurance Agency qualifies as a purchase from a minority vendor.