Social and Civic Responsibility:

 

Li’L Guy Foods® believes in the importance of improving the communities where our patrons live and work. Through initiatives like the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s BizFest, Li’L Guy Foods has given time and expertise to help guide today’s youth to becoming tomorrow’s business leaders.

The management of Li’L Guy Foods® are active members and sit on or are chair members on the boards of many of the civic organizations that makes doing business in the Kansas City area prosperous for all parties involved.

Boards, Associations and Councils

MemberMid-America Minority Business Development Council Committee(s) (MAMBDC) and 2007 Minority Business Supplier of the Year

MBE Co-Chair — MAMBDC Business Opportunity Fair 2008 - 2009

MemberHispanic Chamber of Commerce and Board of Director Member (HCCKC)

Member — Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee Member (HCCKC-PAC)

MemberKansas City Chamber of Commerce (GKCCC)

Member — Small Business Executive Committee (GKCCC)

Member — Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee Member (GKCCC-PAC)

MemberMinority Business Enterprise Input Committee (MBEIC)

Mayoral Appointee — Fairness In City Contracts board member (KCMO)

MBE Certified MAMBDC — State of Missouri and Kansas City, Missouri

DBE Certified — Kansas City, Missouri

Board MemberHispanic Economic Development Corporation (HEDC)

2008 - 2010 GKCCC P.O.W.E.R. M.B.A. (Partnering Organizations With Essential Resources
Minority Business Alliance) Program mentee

• Christina Sloan, 1st Vice Chair Committee Position for the Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (MBEIC), a steering committee representing 250+ MBEs (Minority Business Enterprises) certified through the MAMBDC (Mid America Minority Development Council)

Awards, Rankings, and Press

Participant — "Growing the Minority Business to Scale" program at Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth College

• Ranked 18th in the Top 25 Minority Businesses by the Kansas City Business Journal

• Ranked one of the Top 25 Minority Businesses by Ingram’s and The Kansas City Star

• Ranked one of the Top 10 Hispanic Businesses by Dos Mundos

• Official “Beta Tester” for the Quick Books Enterprise line of ERP (enterprise resource planning) applications by Intuit Corp.

• “Supplier of the Year – 2007” by the Mid America Minority Business Development Council (MAMBDC)

Christina Sloan – 2007 Honoree, Top 25 Kansas City Women Who Mean Business by Kansas City Business Journal

• Corporate white paper penned by Intuit on the use and innovation of the QBES application at Li’L Guy Foods.

 

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