By and For Minority Business Enterprises


The purpose and mission of the MBEIC is to provide advice and guidance to the programs operating under the auspices of the GNEMSDC and to conduct such other activities that the Committee adopts in the furtherance of its goals to enhance minority economic development, provided such actions do not impair the 501© (3) tax-exempt status of the GNEMSDC.


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    Advocacy:  Helps increase public awareness of the Council and the MBEIC


    Best Practices:  Identifies and applies best practices to grow MBE revenue


    Education:  Enhances the capabilities of MBEs by providing, educational, managerial, and technical assistance


    Governance:  Tracks MBE-related legislation and meets with all major Municipal, State and Federal Legislators about topics concerning minority businesses


    Large MBE:  Provides a forum for MBEs in categories 3 & 4 to share insights


    MBE-to-MBE:  Connects MBE firms that want to work with other MBE firms






Greater New England Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee




Carlton Oneal

Light Speed - Managing Partner
653 Gaylord Mountain Road

Hamden, CT 06518
Tel: (203) 248-8550

Cell: (203) 314-9039

Vice Chairperson - CT

Lori Johnson

commVerge Marketing - CEO
167 Cherry Street, Suite 406
Milford, CT 06460
Tel: (203) 874-7868
Cell: (203) 676-2002

Vice Chairperson - MA

Derek E. Brooks

Inside Cable, Inc. - President

10 State Street, First Floor
Woburn, MA 01801

Tel: (781) 932-3800

Cell: (781) 367-9881


Vice Chairperson - RI

Gary Stiffler

The Matlet Group - CEO

60 Delta Drive

Pawtucket, RI 02860

Tel: (401) 834-3007

Vice Chairperson -Northern NE



Ron J. Everett

PRC Supplies - President, CEO
48 Kathleen Drive
Stratford, CT 06614
Tel: (203) 378-6168