Raleigh, NC, April 14, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- VisionPoint Marketing (http://www.visionpointmarketing.com) has awarded president and CEO Diane Kuehn a scholarship by Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council (MSDC). The recognition took place at the Carolinas MSDC’s Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Scholarship Gala, held on Jan. 20 at the Harvey B. Gantt Center in Charlotte. In recognition of her accomplishments as one of the state’s top minority business leaders, Kuehn has received a scholarship to the Tuck Executive Education program at Dartmouth. The program, titled “Building a High-Performing Minority Business,” is a week long executive training program to be held the first week in May. The program will feature structured class sessions, case discussions, small-group activities and simulation aimed at offering step-by-step guidance to help minority businesses survive and prosper. Program topics to be covered include strategy and implementation, analysis of financial statements, managing the customer asset, strategic alliances and leadership.
The Carolinas MSDC, an affiliate of The National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (NMSDC), is a nonprofit corporation chartered to enhance business opportunities for minority-owned companies by providing support, through developing mutually beneficial networking opportunities with corporate members and promoting minority business development. To be certified as a Minority Business Enterprise, the business must be at least 51 percent ethnic minority owned, operated and controlled.
“It is an honor to be recognized by Carolinas MSDC,” said Kuehn. “Being awarded this scholarship to the Tuck Executive Training program at Dartmouth will allow me to further develop my skills as a successful leader and business owner.”
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- Kuehn is the recipient of numerous awards for her success as an entrepreneur, including theTriangle Business Journal Women in Business award, Enterprising Women magazine Enterprising Woman of the Year, and a 2008 Mover and Shaker by Business Leader magazine.
- The “Building a High-Performing Minority Business” executive training program will take place the week of Sunday, May 1 through Saturday, May 6 at Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth, located at 100 Tuck Hall, Hanover, N.H.
- For more information on the “Building a High-Performing Minority Business” executive training program, visit http://www.tuck.dartmouth.edu/exec/targeted_audiences/mbep.html
- For more information on Carolinas MSDC, visit http://carolinasmsdc.org/
About VisionPoint Marketing:
VisionPoint Marketing provides strategic consulting, development, and execution of online marketing solutions for mid-sized organizations. Recognized as a leader in integrated marketing programs, VisionPoint Marketing specializes in web design, search marketing, branding, social media, email marketing, and web statistics analysis and planning. A minority and woman-owned business headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., VisionPoint Marketing received the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Pinnacle Business Award for Steady Growth and Profitability, recognizing the firm’s outstanding growth and sustained success. For more information, please visit http://visionpointmarketing.com, or call 919-848-2018. Send inquiries to email@example.com.
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