Name: Edna McKenzie
Title/Company: Owner & CEO, Midwest Select Contracting LLC
Company Description: We are a diversified general contracting commercial construction and environmental consulting firm. We provide construction management, commercial building, environmental consulting and oversight.
Your role with NAMC-UM: Board Member, MBE Member
Your Vision for Minority Businesses: To increase our collective capacity to secure procurement opportunities; to have access to supported services, mentorships and resources; that MBE’s organize and engage all stakeholders in asserting our public policy preferences at the legislature; that MBE”S communicate our objectives to stakeholders with one voice advocating for procurement opportunities for all us. We are “Better Together".
Your vision for NAMC-UM: That NAMC-UM develops and maintains a sustainable organizational structure to continue its mission to educate, empower, and support its members in business. It is my vision that NAMC-UM engage all stakeholders in its strategic plan; connect and share successful strategies and build coalitions with the NAMC leadership of other state chapters; NAMC organizes to assert public policy preferences of its members setting desired public policies at the state and federal level; and facilitates mentorships agreements between small, large and similarly purposed companies.