BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Leader of supplier diversity training.  LEARN MORE

Meet Our Board.

Our Board of Directors supports ASDP as volunteers and exclusively includes full-time Supplier Diversity Professionals. The Board is responsible for strategic planning, managing the Committee Members, executing all ASDP decisions, ensuring long-term financial stability, and advancing ASDP’s mission.  

ASDP’s Board meets on a monthly basis, evaluating the organization and the current needs of the supplier diversity community. The Board focuses on ways to increase ASDP’s reach in order to educate as many Supplier Diversity Professionals as possible.  As a non-profit organization, ASDP’s focus is on providing the best quality education for its certified members.

Holly Hutson

Holly Hutson

ASDP President

Small Business Liaison Officer
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions
president@asdp.us
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Hudson Oliveira

Hudson Oliveira

ASDP Vice President

Director, SBO/SupplierDEI
RTI International
vp@asdp.us
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Lisa Leal

Lisa Leal

ASDP Secretary

Small Business Liaison Officer
Curtiss Wright
secretary@asdp.us
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Claudia Jara

Claudia Jara

ASDP Treasurer

Supplier Diversity Representative
Lockheed Martin
treasurer@asdp.us
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Meet Our Team.

The ASDP team is passionate about Supplier Diversity and sharing knowledge and experience with other professionals

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“A powerhouse training for Small Business Liaison Officers. Put on your thinking cap and join the group for energetic sessions and conversation.”

“This training is excellent for attendees of all levels. The instructors are excellent and committed to the small business cause, as are each of the attendees.”

“This class will give you the background and tools needed to build your Supplier Diversity Program within your organization. It is a must-have for new and experienced Small Business Liaison Officers to not only gain the information needed to succeed as a professional but to meet others and network along the way.”

“This was one of the best professional training programs I have taken. Thorough, engaging and relevant!”

“I am the VP of Supply Chain for a company that builds automation and tooling for aerospace. We recently went from being a small business to being classified as large overnight. In order to satisfy the flow down requirements of our customers, we needed to get training on how to properly establish this protocol within our organization. This class was very helpful in getting us on the way.”

“I am so thankful my organization values our Small Business Diversity program and encouraged us to take this course! I could not have asked for a better learning experience! I have been a designated Small Business Liaison Officer for seven years now and there was a great mix of refresher material and new material that I don't deal with all of the time; plus, they highlighted new and upcoming changes! Best 2 1/2 days of training!!!”

“This is the most extensive, beneficial training I have attended to date as it pertains to my role as Small Business Liaison Officer. So glad I found ASDP!!”

“If you are a newly assigned Small Business Liaison Officer, or have been mandated to fulfill the Small Business Liaison Officer role, then this course is for you. The Alliance of Supplier Diversity Professionals offers the tools to increase your confidence in your new role. They also offer networking opportunities so that you can communicate with other people in your industry and never feel alone. Spread the word. ASDP’s guide to program excellence is a must for all Small Business Liaison Officers.”

“The overall training was excellent, including the energy level and knowledge of the instructors. I learned a lot from the training.”

“The ASDP training was intense and provided an in-depth explanation of rules and regulations that must be abided by. It gave us opportunities to network with other professionals, providing a strong connection to others in similar careers. I thoroughly enjoyed the class!”

“My 4th time re-certifying. I always learn something new. The trainers are great and the subjects pertinent and well presented. Great networking options, as well.”

“The classroom instruction fostered focus on the material and dialog with other students. In-depth discussions and problem solving while in a group setting was very stimulating. The instructors were seasoned practitioners with a wealth of knowledge and experience. The bonus was developing a larger peer group of small business advocates that understand the challenges and rewards of supplier diversity.”

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