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2020 WBE Done Deals

CD & Associates, Inc.

With over 35 years of experience, CD & Associates, Inc. located in Blue Bell, PA has become a specialized provider of value-driven performance with highly technical construction services tailored to the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Sectors throughout the USA.

We offer solutions to support total project delivery from inception and design, through construction management, including construction health and safety services throughout the project.

View CD & Associates, Inc. Acceptance Speech

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  ▫ Lisa Casiello, President

2020 Regional Corporation Done Deals

Delaware River Port Authority

The Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) is a bi-state transportation agency that owns and operates the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, Walt Whitman Bridge, Betsy Ross Bridge and Commodore Barry Bridge. The Port Authority Transit Corporation (PATCO), a subsidiary of DRPA, is a 14-mile high speed train line operating with 13 stations from Lindenwold, NJ to Philadelphia, PA.

The DRPA is led by Chairman Ryan N. Boyer, Vice Chairman Jeffrey L. Nash, and Chief Executive Officer, John T. Hanson.

View DRPA's Acceptance Speech

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  ▫ Toni P. Brown, Chief Administrative Officer

2020 Regional Corporation Done Deals


AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused, biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in three therapy areas - Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism, and Respiratory.

AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter @AstraZeneca.

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  ▫ Anna Hakobyan, Global Procurement Sustainability Lead

2020 National Corporation Done Deals


Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our 280,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 19 countries around the world every day.

View Aramark's Acceptance Speech

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  ▫ Natily Santos, VP Specialty Supply Chain

2019 National Corporation Done Deals

Comcast NBCUniversal

As a national and local member of the certified woman business owner network, Comcast continues to lead the way on effective and inclusive procurement practices. Comcast NBCUniversal had the highest spend with the highest number of certified WBE (woman business enterprise) over the past 12 month reporting cycle in the PA, Delaware, and south Jersey region. Since 2010, Comcast NBCUniversal has spent $18B+ with diverse suppliers. Comcast creates incredible technology and entertainment that connects millions of people to the moments and experiences that matter most.

At Comcast NBCUniversal we actively create and expand opportunities for diverse-owned businesses in our supply chain. Diverse suppliers bring value to our company, not just through their offerings, but also by creating opportunities for economic growth in our communities. Building these partnerships helps us address our company’s evolving needs, while also passing along benefits of our success to others.

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  ▫ L. Jay Burks, Director of Supplier Diversity

2019 Regional Corporation Done Deals

FirstEnergy Corp.

As a local member of the WBENC network, FirstEnergy Corp demonstrates their commitment to diverse suppliers as the regional member with the highest spend with the highest number of certified WBEs over the past 12 month reporting cycle. Serving Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, and Maryland, FirstEnergy Corp invests in their local communities and women owned businesses.

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  ▫ Valerie Shearer, Supplier Diversity Consultant

2019 WBE Done Deals

Let's Be Direct, LLC

Let’s Be Direct LLC is headquartered in Wynnewood, PA and has been in operation since 2004. The firm delivers expert services in direct response customer relationship (CRM) and association management . “I am thrilled to share this award with my colleagues at Graphic Arts, Inc. Together, we make a great team,” says Ilyse Shapiro, principal of Let’s Be Direct LLC.

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  ▫ Ilyse Shapiro - Principal, Let’s Be Direct LLC

2018 WBE Done Deals

M. Davis & Sons, Inc.

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  ▫ Peggy Del Fabbro, CEO, M. Davis & Sons, Inc.

2018 Regional Corporate Done Deals

AstraZeneca/MedImmune and The Day & Zimmermann Group, Inc.

Photo caption (left to right):
  ▫ Amy Holland, Buyer & Supplier Diversity Administrator, The Day & Zimmermann Group, Inc.
  ▫ Adam Boal, Head of Procurement, North America and Anna Hakobyan, Government Compliance &     Supplier Diversity Lead, AstraZeneca / MedImmune

2018 National Corporate Done Deals


Photo Caption:
  ▫ Steve Simone, AVP Specialty Procurement & CSR Aramark Supply Chain

2017 WBE Done Deals Award Winners

DMS General Contracting, Inc. and Commonwealth Capital Corp

Photo Caption:
  ▫ Kimberly Springsteen-Abbott, CEO, Commonwealth Capital Corp.
  ▫ Amy Holland, WBEC Awards Chair, The Day & Zimmerman Group, Inc.

Missing from the photo: Carmen Acosta, President of DMS General Contracting, Inc.

2017 Corporate Done Deals Award Winners

Comcast NBCUniversal and FirstEnergy Corp.

Photo caption (left to right):
  ▫ Cecilia Isaacs-Blundin, Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Comcast NBCUniversal
  ▫ Valerie Shearer, Manager, Planning & Supplier Diversity, FirstEnergy Corp.

2016 WBE Done Deals Award Winners

Kalstar Enterprises, LLC and M. Davis & Sons, Inc. 

Photo Caption (left to right):
  ▫ Peggy Del Fabbro, Chief Executive Officer, M. Davis & Sons, Inc.
  ▫ Kelly Stark, Managing Partner, Kalstar Enterprises, LLC

2016 Corporate Done Deals Award Winners

Aramark, Pfizer Inc., and Independence Blue Cross

Photo caption (left to right):
  ▫ Ash Hanson, Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, Aramark
  ▫ Ellen Jameson, Director, Supplier Diversity, Pfizer Inc.
  ▫ Vanessa Williams, Supplier Diversity Manager, Independence Blue Cross

2015 Done Deals Winners

AholdUSA, CD & Associates, Comcast NBCUniversal, FirstEnergy Corporation

Photo caption (left to right):
  ▫ Valerie M. Shearer and Tabitha Stanislaw, FirstEnergy (Regional Done Deals)
  ▫ Cecilia Isaacs-Blundin, Comcast NBCUniversal (National Done Deals)
  ▫ Lisa Casiello, CD & Associates (WBE Done Deals)
  ▫ Cheryl Smith, AholdUSA (Regional Done Deals)

2014 WBE Done Deals Winner

The Maglietta Group, LLC 

Photo Caption (left to right):
  ▫ George Ehrgott, WBEC Chair, Manager, Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Diversity, Communications
    Test Design, Inc.;
  ▫ Rose Maglietta, Owner, The Maglietta Group, LLC

2014 Corporate Done Deals Winners

Johnson & Johnson and The Day & Zimmerman Group, Inc.

Photo caption (left to right):
  ▫ Eileen DiDaniels, Manager, Sales & Sales Access, Johnson & Johnson
  ▫ George Ehrgott, WBEC Chair, Manager, Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Diversity, Communications
    Test Design, Inc.
  ▫ Amy Holland, Buyer & Supplier Diversity Administrator, The Day & Zimmermann Group, Inc.

2013 WBE Done Deals Winner

ASK Foods, Inc. 

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  ▫ Wendie DiMatteo, CEO, ASK Foods, Inc.

2013 Corporate Done Deals Winners

Pfizer and FirstEnergy Corporation

Photo captionn (left to right):
  ▫ Ansa Yiadom, Strategic Initiatives, Global Procurement, Pfizer
  ▫ Joseph Varghese, Manager, Global Procurement, Pfizer
  ▫ Tabitha Stanislaw, Supplier Diversity Coordinator, FirstEnergy Corporation

2012 WBE Done Deals Award Winner

The Anderson Group

Photo Caption (left to right):
  ▫ Donna Harris, Relationship Manager, The Anderson Group
  ▫ Dyan Risser, Business Manager, The Anderson Group

2011 WBE Done Deals Award Winner

ASK Foods, Inc. 

Photo Caption:
  ▫ Richard Rutkowski, CFO, ASK Foods, Inc.

2011 Corporate Done Deals Winner

Johnson & Johnson

Photo caption:
  ▫ Beverly Williamson, VP Process Excellence Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products World Wide,     Johnson & Johnson

2010 Corporate Done Deals Winners

Johnson & Johnson and Delaware River Port Authority

Photo caption (Left to right):
  ▫ Beverly Williamson, Vice President, Business Process Excellence, Johnson & Johnson (National   Corporation Done Deals Award Winner)
  ▫ Toni P. Brown, Chief Administrative Officer, Delaware River Port Authority (Regional Corporation
  Done Deals Award)

2010 WBE Done Deals Award Winners

ASK Foods, Inc. and The Anderson Group

Photo caption (left to right):
  ▫ Pamela A. Prince-Eason, Vice President, Worldwide Procurement Pfizer Inc., Chair of Women’s     Business Enterprise National Council
  ▫ Wendie DiMatteo-Holsinger, CEO, ASK Foods, Inc.
  ▫ George Ehrgott, WBEC Chair, Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Diversity Manager, Communications
    Test Design, Inc.
  ▫ Linda Anderson, Managing Partner, The Anderson Group