Diversity Alliance Program

Each year, TVA is pleased to partner with organizations that support Supplier Diversity and Economic Development in the Tennessee Valley region. Below are the 2020-21 Diversity Alliance Partners. For more information on TVA's Diversity Alliance Program, contact J. W. Cole at (423) 751-3672 or [email protected].

Alabama State Black Chamber of Commerce
Jerry Mitchell
700 Arcadia Circle, Suite D
Huntsville, AL 35801
[email protected]

Lemoyne-Owen College Community Development Corp.
Jeffrey T. Higgs
915 E. McLemore Avenue, Suite 201
Memphis, TN 38106
[email protected]

Mainstream Development Corporation, Inc.
Freddie Hogan
PO Box 2058
Muscle Shoals, AL 35662
[email protected]

Mid-South Minority Business Council Continuum
Patrice Harris
158 Madison Avenue, Suite 300
Memphis, TN 38103
[email protected]

Minority Economic Development Initiative
Henry Snorton III
1101A South Main Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
[email protected]

Nashville Business Incubation Center
Angela Jones
1009 3rd Avenue, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37201
[email protected]

Northeast Mississippi Contract
Procurement Center, Inc.
Joy Lathan
P.O. Box 1805
Columbus, MS 39703
[email protected]


Pathway Lending
Amy Bunton
201 Venture Circle
Nashville, TN 37228
[email protected]

Southern Region Minority Supplier Development Council
Al Williams
400 Poydras Street, Suite 1960
New Orleans, LA 70130
[email protected]

Tennessee Small Business Development Center - Southwest Tennessee Community College
Rory Thomas
737 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
[email protected]

TriState Minority Supplier Development Council
Cheri Henderson
220 Athens Way, Suite 105
Nashville, TN 37228
[email protected]

University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services
Paul Middlebrooks
744 McCallie Avenue, Suite 502
Chattanooga, TN 37403
[email protected]

Women’s Business Enterprise Council South
Phala K. Mire
2800 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Suite 180
Metairie, LA 70002
[email protected]