Texas Diversity Council CEO Awards Recognition
SAN ANTONIO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Texas Diversity Council (TXDC) will host its 10th Annual Diversity & Leadership Conference, April 30 - May 2, 2014 in San Antonio at the Westin Riverwalk. This milestone conference will feature a special recognition of the CEO Champions of Diversity Award as well as Keynote Speaker General Colin Powell.
“We are very pleased to have this effort continue and be an integral part of this very meaningful conference in which we celebrate our 10 year anniversary”
“We are very pleased to have this effort continue and be an integral part of this very meaningful conference in which we celebrate our 10 year anniversary,” said Dennis Kennedy, CEO and Founder of the National Diversity Council (NDC). “I trust that every CEO doing business in Texas will recognize the business imperative of reaching diverse customers, employees and suppliers,” said Kennedy.
We applaud and congratulate the following extraordinary individuals for their leadership. They are visible champions of diversity and inclusion not only in their organizations, but in the communities where they live: Jeff Arndt, CEO, Via Metropolitan Transit; Doyle Beneby, President and Chief Executive Officer, CPS Energy; Ed Dolanski, President and CEO, Aviall, Inc.; Gary Kelly, CEO, Southwest Airlines; Josue Robles Jr., President and CEO, USAA; and Dan Singleton, Chief Executive Officer, Harland Clarke and President & COO of Harland Clarke Holdings Corp.
“As we look back we recognize that the success of the TXDC and the NDC has been in great part due to the extraordinary support and commitment of these individuals. We are honored to recognize them for their unwavering commitment and exemplary leadership,” said Angeles Valenciano, President and EVP of the NDC. “Recognizing these CEOs in our state, is to acknowledge that they are at the forefront of business innovation – these Champions understand the competitive advantage and value of diversity and inclusion in today’s global marketplace,” said Valenciano.
The CEO Awards Ceremony will be held Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Visit this site for more information about the conference: www.texasdiversityconference.com.
About the Texas Diversity Council:
The Texas Diversity Council, a non-profit organization established in 2004, is committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity and inclusion. The Council spans six markets and affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion.