MASON, OHIO (June 15, 2012) – Crystal J. Davis, former director of certification with the South Central Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council, has been named Community Manager by ConnXus.com. In her new role with the revolutionary online supplier diversity service, Davis will be serving small, minority- and woman-owned supplier member businesses. She will be responsible for networking with, recruiting and matching ConnXus supplier members with corporate buyers seeking to diversify their supplier base.
“Crystal’s years of service to and deep connections within the region’s business community are a tremendous asset,” said ConnXus Founder and CEO Rod Robinson. “We are so pleased to have her join our growing team. She brings a real passion for helping businesses grow and is already making valuable contributions to the company.”
The company recently announced that it is partnering with the National Urban League on a strategic initiative to accelerate the growth of small, woman- and minority-owned businesses across the United States. Together, ConnXus and the National Urban League will host special events for small, minority- and woman-owned businesses at the National Urban League’s 10 Entrepreneurship Centers over the coming year. The Urban League of Greater Cincinnati and ConnXus will be hosting an event together in July.
Davis is a graduate of Indiana University. She resides in West Chester with her husband Jeffrey and their three children.
About ConnXus ConnXus.com is an online service that revolutionizes supplier diversity by making it easy and affordable for corporations to locate, evaluate and engage performance-rated small, minority- or woman-owned businesses. It matches buyers with diverse suppliers in more than 100 product or service categories. Buyers can conduct searches for suppliers or post contract opportunities for suppliers to submit bids. Suppliers request performance ratings from prior customers, and just like many consumer-focused websites, more and better ratings translate into better search results. ConnXus also provides turnkey solutions for corporate procurement organizations: supplier diversity program assessment, design and implementation; comprehensive diverse supplier validation, classification and reporting; training; supplier outreach and qualification; and custom bid preparation. ConnXus also offers branded customized supplier diversity portals for corporations, chambers of commerce and other associations.