NEW YORK, NY – Seven new members have been appointed to the City’s Minority – and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) Advisory Board. Their role continues to be to help create more economic opportunity for M/WBEs.
“The M/WBE Advisory Board has been a crucial partner in helping us reach some of our most important milestones, including awarding more than $10 billion to M/WBEs since 2015 and passing historic M/WBE legislation at the state level,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio. “I welcome our new members to the M/WBE Advisory Board, and I look forward to working with everyone to continue advancing opportunities for minority and women entrepreneurs.”
“Since our OneNYC goal commitment, we have awarded over $10 billion in City contracts to M/WBEs,” said Jonnel Doris, Senior Advisor and Director of the Mayor’s Office of M/WBEs. “The Advisory Board will continue to play a critical role in advancing the City’s M/WBE goals and initiatives, as we diligently work to ensure our M/WBEs have the resources and capacity to thrive in our local economy.”
The new members to the advisory board include: Deborah Bradley, President of Deborah Bradley Construction & Management Services, Inc.; Bill Howell, President of Howell Industries; Rodrigo Mora, CEO of Silverline Ins Agency LLC; Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora, Former Commissioner of Department of Design and Construction; Hong Shing Lee, Executive Director at Chinatown Manpower Project; Mohammad Razvi; Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Council of Peoples Organization.