Appointment of Director of Small Business and Vendor Diversity Relations

Published: June 22nd, 2015

Category: Memos

Curtis A. Reynolds, Vice President for Business Affairs

I am pleased to announce that Ms. Kathey Porter, has accepted the position of Director of Small Business and Vendor Diversity Relations effective June 29, 2015.

Ms. Porter has more than ten years of experience in small business development, supplier diversity and Entrepreneurship and has been a supplier diversity administrator and consultant for government, higher education and corporate entities. Prior to joining the University of Florida, Kathey was the Supplier Diversity Administrator at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg and was Chair of the SWaM/Supplier Diversity Committee for VASCUPP (Virginia Association of State College and University Purchasing Professionals), a statewide procurement consortium consisting of 11 Virginia higher education institutions.

Kathey received her MBA from Georgia Southern University, BBA from Savannah State University and a CPSD (Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity) through the Institute for Supply Management.

Please join me in congratulating Ms. Porter on her new appointment.

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