Widely recognized as a subject matter expert . . . you have either seen or heard of Reggie Williams if you’re involved in the field of supply chain management, minority business or “supplier diversity”…a term he coined in 1985. For more than 3 decades his firm has served as consultant to many of the world’s leading corporations and government agencies specializing exclusively on developing diverse strategic partnerships with small, women, veteran and minority owned enterprise. Reggie appears on national PBS television and in many of the international trade journals where he regularly publishes his column on supplier diversity. His book, “2nd TIER MINORITY PURCHASING: Effective Strategies in Supplier Diversity™” is the most widely read text on the subject. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, his firm, Procurement Resources, serves an enviable clientele including more than half of the Fortune 500, representing such corporate giants as The Coca-Cola Company, IBM, Kaiser Permanente, Eli Lilly, Microsoft, AARP, Delta Air Lines and the Marriott Corporation.