Pablo Schneider, Renaissance Dinners | Diversity Xtra Ep.14

Today on Diversity Xtra, Don McKneely hosts Pablo G. Schneider, the founder of Renaissance Dinners. Pablo is an advocate for growth and creativity in America.  During this podcase, he shares his thoughts on the advancement and development opportunities for millennials and seniors in regards to leadership. They also discuss the upcoming Renaissance Dinner happening September 28th at the Stonebriar Country Club in Frisco, Texas! 

Kristin Schneider, WE USA Magazine| Diversity Xtra Ep. 13

Today on Diversity Xtra, Don McKneely hosts Kristin Schneider, General Manager for WE USA Magazine. Take a look as they discuss women in business, her role as general manager for one of America's top WBE supplier diversity magazines and how millennials see diversity in the workplace! 

Darcel Webb, DCCD | Diversity Xtra Ep. 12

Today on Diversity Xtra, Don McKneely hosts Darcel Webb, the District Manager for Business Diversity for the Dallas County Community College District. As a manager, Darcel will give us insight into the supplier diversity program and different initiatives at the Dallas Community College District. Take a look as she sits down with Don McKneely on this episode of Diversity Xtra. 

Gerald Grimes, IDM Products| Diversity Xtra Ep. 11

Today on Diversity Xtra, Don McKneely hosts Gerald Grimes, President of IDM Products. With his online distribution center, Gerald is able to source products like office supplies, lighting equipment, and manufacturing equipment to a wide range of clients nationwide. Learn more about what Gerald does and the value his diverse company adds in this interview with Don McKneely.

Joe Mossinger, Toyota North America | Diversity Xtra Ep.10

Today on Diversity Xtra, Don McKneely hosts Joe Mossinger, Senior Manager of Strategic Sourcing for Toyota Motors North America. Joe is responsible for the procurement of advertising, marketing, dealer services and human resources at Toyota Motors. Joe is currently on the board of directors for the Women's Business Council - Southwest as the council's Vice-Chairperson.  Take a look as he sits down with Don McKneely on this episode of Diversity Xtra. 

Grace Hastings | Diversity Xtra Ep.9

Today on the Diversity Xtra podcast, Grace Hastings, Supplier Diversity Manager for Oncor Electric Delivery, sits down with Don McKneely.  Grace serves on the Women's Business Council Southwest Board Of Directors and was named Advocate of the Year in 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, and most recently 2019 by the Women's Business Council - Southwest. 

Terry Quinton | Diversity Xtra Ep.8

Terry is the founder and CEO of Q2 Marketing group, an award-winning marketing agency helping small to midsized business to accelerate their marketing growth. Terry is a former National Minority Business Input Committee chairholder for the National Minority Supplier Development Council and author of Give Me G.R.I.T.S. (Girls Raised Intentionally To Succeed). 

Raymond Cervantes | Diversity Xtra Ep.7

Raymond Cervantes is the day-to-day operations manager for the Minority Business Development Agency Business Center in Dallas. Get an in-depth look into the services and benefits offered through the agency as he sits down with Don McKneely to discuss the loan process offered by the MDBA along with the certifications needed by minority business to join in partnership with the agency! 

Fred Moses | Diversity Xtra Ep.6

Fred Moses is the Owner/President & CEO of Telecom Electric Supply Company, which has been in business for over 30 years. A former finance operations consultant with General Electric company, Fred also currently serves as a trustee for Collin College of Collin County.   

Betty Manetta | Diversity Xtra EP.5

On this episode of Diversity Xtra, Don McKneely continues his series by sitting down with the inspiring Beatriz "Betty" Manetta, President and CEO of Argent Associates Inc. and Asociar, LLC.   Betty spent over 20 years in Corporate America, primarily in the telecommunications industry, before leaving to launch Argent Associates Inc. in 1998. 

heather herndon wright | Diversity Xtra EP.4

Heather Herndon Wright started her career in supply diversity nearly 20 years ago.  She's currentlythe Director of Supply Chain Diversity at Vistra Energy.  On this episode of Diversity Xtra, Heather delves into her legacy work with the underserved communities and her successful transition from the public sector to the nonprofit sector.  

Nina Vaca | Diversity Xtra EP.3

The daughter of Ecuadorian immigrants, Nina Vaca is the epitome of the American Dream. On this episode of Diversity Xtra, Don McKneely takes us on a journey to discover how she became the Founder, CEO and Chairman of Pinnacle Group, one of the nation's fastest-growing female-owned business and largest IT staffing firms.  

Debbie Hurst | Diversity Xtra EP.2

On this episode, Don McKneely discusses women's business development and diversity with Debbie Hurst. Debbie is CEO of the Women's Business Council - Southwest (WBCS), an organization whose's mission is to facilitate mutually beneficial procurement opportunities among Women's Business Enterprises and Sustaining (Corporate) Members. 

Margo Posey | Diversity Xtra Ep.1

In Diversity Xtra's inaugural show Don McKneely sits down with Margo Posey, President & CEO at Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council.  Margo Posey reports to the D/FW MSDC Board of Directors and has ultimate managerial responsibilities of the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council, including financial, human resources, hiring, planning and execution.