Helping qualified, innovative suppliers achieve their goals is all in a day’s work for Darcel Webb. She is the district manager for business diversity at Dallas College, where she provides a pathway for women- and minority-owned firms to pursue opportunities and provide goods and services. The educational institution was founded in 1965 and serves more than 70,000 students annually on seven main campuses.
Darcel Webb has more than 20 years of experience in the supplier diversity arena, working in both corporate America and public entities. She has worked in different industries ― from telecommunications to hospitality to the government sectors ― promoting and advocating for minority and women-owned businesses. At Dallas College, she collaborates with other public entities to provide workshops and certifications to diverse suppliers. She has also mentored businesswomen, coaching them on the fine arts of communicating, planning and partnering.