SRNS Recognized for Supplier Development Across the Region

Staff Report

Friday, October 11th, 2019

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), the managing and operating contractor at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Site, was recently recognized for its supplier development efforts throughout the region.

SRNS Director of Supply Chain Operations Jay Johnson received the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council’s (GMSDC) 2019 Supply Chain Advocate of the Year award and SRNS Small Business Liaison Officer J. Alex Agyemang was presented the Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council’s (CVMSDC) 2019 Coordinator of the Year award. Johnson and Agyemang’s impact on regional suppliers through steady leadership, consistent supplier development and direct engagement was recognized through the presentation of these awards.

“At Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, we have made supplier development a top priority,” said SRNS President and CEO Stuart MacVean. “We partner with our suppliers to ensure the success of our missions onsite.

These awards recognize the hard work and collaboration between both SRNS and our partners.  The dedication from all levels of SRNS is what enables us to make such a difference in the small business community.”

Johnson and Agyemang competed against supply chain leaders from some of
the nation’s most recognizable brands: Delta Airlines, IBM, Duke Energy, the Coca-Cola Company, SunTrust Bank, COX, BMW, Fluor, HII, Georgia Power and Bank of America.

The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) is a national organization that advances business opportunities for certified minority business enterprises and connects them to corporate members. In addition to the national level, it is made up of 23 regional councils from across the country and 1,750 corporate members. The regional councils certify and match more than 12,000 minority-owned businesses with member corporations.