Supply Chain Diversity – 2 Credits


About the Author:

Carrie Thompson is an experienced attorney at Vial Fotheringham Law and has spent most of her legal career working on behalf of financial institutions, investors, developers, and businesses to protect real estate assets and mitigate potential losses during tough economic times. In representing her clients through both lean and robust economic cycles, Thompson has focused on protecting and enforcing her clients’ interests.


There are many business benefits of a program for the use and development of small, minority, women, veteran, and LGBTQ supplier partners. Consumers naturally like to spend money with organizations that better reflect and positively influence members of their own social class, status, or community. Quantitative and qualitative enhancements to business bottom lines, reputation, talent attraction, and customer loyalty are discussed.