Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council
President & CEO
Cecil Plummer is the president of the Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council. Under his direction, the Council has: • eliminated its operational deficits • established profitability record • increased its corporate memberships by 67% • expanded its training and program offerings • received awards from the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) West, and the Commissioner of the California Department of Insurance • won the 2019 NMSDC Council of the Year Award • established an Advisory Committee, which consists of senior-level executives from prestigious corporations Plummer formerly worked with Robert Half for 17 years and left his position as the Director of CSS Strategic Solutions to join the Council. He has over 15 years of executive leadership experience and possesses a solid background in strategic sourcing, change management, performance and process improvement, Supplier Diversity, strategic planning, and risk management. Plummer also holds a Project Management Certification (PMP) and has a strong track record of success in small business entrepreneurship, communications strategy, process re-engineering, contract negotiation, and relationship management. He serves on the Board of Directors for WRMSDC and Pacific Community Ventures (PCV).