Kathey Porter, Director, Small Business and Vendor Diversity

Kathey K. Porter has more than ten years of experience in small business development, supplier diversity and Entrepreneurship and has been a supplier diversity administrator and consultant for government, higher education and corporate entities. Prior to joining the University of Florida, Ms. Porter was the Supplier Diversity Administrator at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg and was Chair of the SWaM/Supplier Diversity Committee for VASCUPP (Virginia Association of State College and University Purchasing Professionals), a statewide procurement consortium consisting of 11 Virginia higher education institutions. Kathey received her MBA from Georgia Southern University, BBA from Savannah State University and a CPSD (Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity) through the Institute for Supply Management.

Program Assistant: Darlean Manning