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ZRG Medical: Announcing New Team Member, Sydney Humes


2020 has already brought an abundance of change—a new decade, a world population united by a pandemic, and a cry louder than ever for affordable healthcare services.

With these new circumstances, ZRG Medical is on a mission to provide affordable healthcare to those in need. By assisting more hospitals manage their excess medical products and devices, we can extend the life of equipment and offer it at a more accessible rate.

As a result of ZRG's rapid expansion in providing hospital liquidation services, we are welcoming a new team member—Sydney Humes as Business Development Director.

Sydney is joining our team with an existing foundation in the healthcare industry and is familiar with the level of service our community has come to expect. As the new lead for our acquisition team, Sydney will extend her high standard of service to new prospects and existing clients alike, paving the way for more diverse suppliers to enter the field.

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A Message from HSDA

11 June 2020
The Healthcare Supplier Diversity Alliance (HSDA) is in a unique position to host an ongoing forum where all stakeholders can identify business challenges and collaborate on how to solve them.  Deborah Williams, Chair of HSDA, released a sincere and optimistic statement, to encourage participation in these discussions. Dear HSDA Corporate Partners, Diverse (M/WBE), Veteran and Service-Disabled Veterans and Small Business Enterprises, Community Partners and Friends, Over the past 3 months, w...

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Ian Canto

Eshai Corporation
Steve Phillips

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Diversity News

03 July 2020
Foreign nationals who are in the U.S. in F-1 student status are often eligible to engage in employment after completing their academic program in what is referred to as Optional Practical Training (OPT). As a result of the current high unemployment r...
02 July 2020
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24 June 2020
Approximately two-thirds of small businesses say that providing health insurance to their employees is now a higher priority as a result of COVID-19. In Atlanta, the San Francisco Bay Area and across Tennessee, Cigna + Oscar will offer small business...
18 June 2020
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2020 – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that David J. Byrd will be the new National Director of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). Mr. Byrd will be the 18th Natio...
12 June 2020
ATLANTA– Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Atlanta Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Centers have responded to hundreds of requests for assistance with funding, opportunities, and disaster recovery and resilience. The staff fiel...

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Board of Directors Listing

Deborah Williams,

Stacey Winston,
Chair Elect,

Andrea Reubel-Walker,
Kerma Medical Products


Robert Gonzalez,
Print Media Corporation

Richard Manson,

Angela Wilkes,
Emeritus Co-Founder,
AT Wilkes and Associates

Joyce Kershaw,
Emeritus Co-Founder,
Kerma Medical Products

Beverly Kuykendall,
American Medical Depot

Antione Bennett,
Cardinal Health

Rosalyn Carpenter,
Catholic Health Initiatives

Bob Hairston,
HealthTrust Purchasing Group

Dr. Hilton Hudson,
Hilton Publishing

Charlene Vickers,
Johnson & Johnson

Todd Gray,
Kaiser Permanente

Donna Ennis,
MBDA Business & Advanced Manufacturing Centers-Georgia Tech

Vicky Lyle,
Owens & Minor

Herschel Walker, Ex-officio
Renaissance Man Food Services