COLUMBUS — Veronica Cook-Euell, a supplier diversity program manager at Kent State University, will be recognized as an honoree in the area of supplier diversity at the 2016 Ohio Asian Awards Gala on Aug. 27 at the Hollywood Casino in Columbus.
Cook-Euell is the chair of the Cleveland Local Advisory Committee of the Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council and is the 2014 recipient of the Advocate of the Year Award from the Ohio MSDC.
The Ohio Asian Awards allows the Asian American Commerce Group of Columbus to recognize and celebrate outstanding local business, community, and elected leaders for their contribution to the vitality and success of the Asian American Community in Ohio.
The awards gala will host nearly 500 business, community leaders, and elected officials and benefit the Asian American Commerce Group and its efforts to foster economic, community, and political vitality of the Asian-American community in Ohio.
“Veronica has been an exceptional advocate and champion in the area of supplier diversity,” Ohio MSDC President and CEO Keith Eakins said. “She is an extraordinary contributor to the achievement of the council’s mission to educate others on the value of supplier diversity. We are excited to have Veronica and Kent State host the Supplier Diversity Exchange.”