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SOURCE The Act-1 Group, Inc.
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Act-1 Group, Inc., a global leader in the human resources industry, is pleased to announce that the company's Chairman and CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd has been selected as a speaker at the 2013 National Minority Supplier Development Council Conference. The event will take place in San Antonio on October 27-30 and is the National Minority Supplier Development Council's (NMSDC) largest event of the year. In attendance will be nearly 7,000 corporate executives, minority business owners and government officials.
Janice's business experience, coupled with her passion for mentorship and self-empowerment, makes her a sought-after lecturer and speaker. Over the years, she has worked tirelessly to share her knowledge, provide education and empower women business-owners through events like this one. A longtime supporter of the NMSDC and its mission, her relationship with the organization spans more than 25 years and includes receiving the Minority Business Leadership Award in 2004. "Speaking at the NMSDC gives me the opportunity to address topics that are important to me," said Janice Bryant Howroyd. "I have long been an advocate for minority-owned businesses, diversity and inclusion and I welcome the chance to speak to such a distinguished group of attendees."
The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) provides a direct link between corporate America and minority-owned businesses. Chartered in 1972, the organization has been providing increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes for over 40 years.
About The Act-1 Group, Inc.
The Act-1 Group, Inc. is a global leader in the human resources industry that specializes in partnering with firms looking to optimize human resource talent management. For more than 30 years the company has found success by focusing its energy on three distinct business categories: Workforce Solutions, Staffing Solutions and Business Solutions. Today, The Act-1 Group of Companies has over 13,000 clients and 2,500 employees located throughout the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, India, Brazil, South Korea, Germany, Denmark and the United Kingdom. It is a privately-held California corporation that bears the distinction of being the largest zero-debt, woman- and minority-owned workforce management company in the United States. For more information, please visit act1group.com.
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