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2020 WBEC Partner of the Year Winner

Philadelphia Gas Works

Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) is the 5th Largest Gas Utility Company in the U.S. and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. PGW provides safe and reliable natural gas to over 500,000 residents in the City of Philadelphia.

PGW has 1,600 employees that are spread out over 16 locations in Philadelphia. PGW is committed to safety, customer service, and diversity and inclusion of our workforce, our suppliers, and customers.

View PGW's Acceptance Speech

Photo Caption:
  ▫ Dr. Erica Patterson, Director of Contracts Management & Supplier Diversity
 

2019 WBEC Partner of the Year Winner

Delaware River Port Authority

“Through our stewardship of important transportation assets, the PATCO High Speed Line, the Ben Franklin, Walt Whitman, Betsy Ross and Commodore Barry Bridges, we connect people to cultural, recreational, educational, economic and medical resources in the Philadelphia-Camden metropolitan area.

From our staff to contractors, our commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion is vital to keep our facilities safe, serviceable and secure.”- John Hanson, DRPA CEO and PATCO President

Top Photo Caption (left to right):
  ▫ Elizabeth Walsh - President, WBEC-East
  ▫ Toni Profitt Brown - Chief Administrative Officer, DRPA

Bottom Photo Caption:
  ▫ Award accepted by Robert P. Hicks (middle) alongside DRPA Team

2018 WBEC Partner of the Year Winner

The Day & Zimmermann Group, Inc.

 
Photo Caption:
  ▫ Christina Simon, Director, Corporate Supply Chain, The Day & Zimmermann Group, Inc.

2017 WBEC Partner of the Year Winner

Campbell Soup Company

 
Photo caption (left to right):
  ▫ Brad Silver, Supplier Diversity & Procurement Manager
  ▫ Vince Borzillo, Chief Procurement Officer
  ▫ Niki King, Director - Procurement, Corporate Responsibility
  ▫ Christopher Calabretta, VP Global Indirect Procurement

2016 WBEC Corporation of the Year Winner

The Day & Zimmermann Group, Inc.

 
Photo caption (left to right):
  ▫ Tabitha Stanislaw, Chair, WBEC PA-DE-sNJ
  ▫ Jim Emerick, VP, Procurement, The Day & Zimmermann Group, Inc.

2014 National Corporation of the Year Winner

IBM Corporation

 
Photo caption (left to right):
  ▫ George Ehrgott, WBEC Chair, Manager, Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Diversity,
    Communications Test Design, Inc.
  ▫ Michael K. Robinson, ISC Program Director, Global Supplier Diversity & Supplier Connection,
    IBM Corporation

2014 Regional Corporation of the Year Winner

FirstEnergy Corporation

 
Photo caption (left to right):
  ▫ Tabitha Stanislaw, Supplier Diversity Coordinator, FirstEnergy Corporation
  ▫ George Ehrgott, WBEC Chair, Manager, Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Diversity,
    Communications Test Design, Inc.

2013 National Corporation of the Year Winner

Johnson & Johnson

 
Photo caption (left to right):
  ▫ Pamela Prince-Eason, President, WBENC
  ▫ Val Palange, VP Global Packaging Procurement, VP Regional & CPO Consumer Supply Chain,
    Johnson & Johnson

2012 National Corporation of the Year Winner

IBM Corporation

 
Photo caption (left to right):
  ▫ George Ehrgott, Manager, Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Diversity at CTDI, Chair of WBEC
  ▫ Sherry A. Robison, Program Manager, Global Supplier Diversity, IBM Global Procurement

2012 Regional Corporation of the Year Winner

FirstEnergy Corporation

 
Photo caption (left to right):
  ▫ George Ehrgott, Manager, Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Diversity at CTDI, Chair of WBEC
  ▫ Tabitha Stanislaw, Supplier Diversity Program Manager, FirstEnergy Corporation

2011 National Corporation of the Year Winner

IBM Corporation

 
Photo caption (left to right):
  ▫ Pamela Prince-Eason, President and Chief Executive Officer of WBENC
  ▫ Sherry A. Robison, Program Manager, Global Supplier Diversity, IBM Global Procurement
  ▫ Michael Robinson, Program Director, Global Supplier Diversity, IBM Global Procurement
  ▫ George Ehrgott, Chair of WBEC

2011 Regional Corporation of the Year Winner

FirstEnergy Corporation

 
Photo caption (left to right):
  ▫ Pamela Prince-Eason, President and CEO of WBENC
  ▫ Dana Heffner, Supply Chain Strategy & Planning Analyst, FirstEnergy Corporation
  ▫ George Ehrgott, Chair of WBEC
  ▫ Amy Holland, Procurement Administrator & Diversity, The Day & Zimmermann Group

2010 National Corporation of the Year Award Winners

IBM Corporation and Johnson & Johnson

 
Photo Caption (left to right):
  ▫ Sherry A. Robison, Program Manager, Global Supplier Diversity, IBM
  ▫ Pamela A. Prince-Eason, Vice President, Worldwide Procurement Pfizer Inc., Chair of
    Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
  ▫ Beverly Williamson, Vice President, Business Process Excellence, Johnson & Johnson

2010 Regional Corporation of the Year Award Winner

Comcast Cable Communications, Inc.

 
Photo Caption (left to right):
  ▫ George Ehrgott, WBEC Chair, Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Diversity Manager,
    Communications Test Design, Inc.
  ▫ Ajamu Johnson, Director, Supplier Diversity, Comcast Cable Communications, Inc.
  ▫ Geri Swift, President, WBEC PA-DE-sNJ
  ▫ Pamela A. Prince-Eason, Vice President, Worldwide Procurement Pfizer Inc., Chair of WBENC