Making a Difference
by Inclusion



Con-Ed Seeks Diversity Suppliers in New

York City, Westchester and Rockland.


ConEd is looking for certified minority and women-owned construction contractors, environmental and waste management, chemical, engineering and HVAC vendors for projects throughout New York City, Westchester and Rockland counties.

At a Procurement Opportunity Luncheon, sponsored by the National. Minority Business Council ( and hosted by BNY Mellon Bank at its New York City headquarters, Stacy Simpson, administrator of ConEd's Supplier Diversity Program, outlined ConEd's most basic supplier' requirements for the 90 companies in attendance. "For openers, you have to know why you want to do business with ConEd. You really have to do your research about what we are looking for and come prepared when making a presentation on your capabilities."







 The Burgess Group in the Media



Dibs on Diversity Recruiting

By William H. Burgess, III

Let's call it like it is. Although it came into being in the corporate sector to mitigate the sting of affirmative action and its much maligned racial quotas, "diversity recruiting" is...




Diversity Opportunity                     

"Meeting the needs of the customer and having a successful company-vendor relationship are essential to a mutually rewarding business." says Bill Burgess, President, The Burgess Group.




York College's Male Initiative Program

For five years, Bill Burgess has been involved with York College's Male Initiative Program which provides support and leadership opportunities for all under-represented populations, particularly male students. 




National Minority Business Council Opens The NASDAQ Stock Market 

The NASDAQ Stock Market proudly welcomed the National Minority Business Council, Inc.         




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Burgess Fine Arts Collection




Artist and Influence 

On May 9, 2010, Bill Burgess has been interviewed and videotaped by artist, Camille Billops and historian, Jim Hatch including notable guests who also spoke about his career in museum administration, arts education, office furniture interior design and owning and operating an art gallery specializing in 19th-21st century African American Art.








In the spring of 2011, Arts and Influence published the interview of Bill Burgess. The book is available for sale at $15.00 each including shipping and handling. It's an enjoyable read and the book includes other interviews of artists of all media platforms. To place your order call: Hatch Billops Collection at 212-966-3231 or e-mail: to place your order.




The Burgess Group is continually looking for highly qualified and talented professionals for our database.
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