D.A. Dodd achieves Minority Business Enterprise Certification

Mark McKnight, President of D.A. Dodd, LLC announced the company has achieved their certification as a Minority Business Enterprise through the Chicago chapter of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (Chicago MSDC).  The council is a premier organization for increasing business opportunities between major buying organizations and minority-owned businesses.

“We’re quite proud of this certification,“ said McKnight. “This certification establishes D.A. Dodd, LLC as the largest minority owned mechanical contracting business in the Midwest and will accelerate our business model moving into Federal Contracting.”

As a tribally held company, D.A. Dodd applied for the certification and completed several steps of the process including documentation, committee and board review, and a site visit.

About D.A. Dodd:

D.A. Dodd, LLC, is part of the Mno-Bmadsen family of companies – the investment enterprise of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. Based in Northern Indiana, D.A. Dodd is a leader in mechanical contracting with offices located in Mishawaka and Lafayette Indiana and Benton Harbor Michigan.  Dodd’s work history includes projects large and small for industrial, commercial, educational, government and hospitality customers. Licensed in both Indiana and Michigan, they offer a full range of services including plumbing, industrial process piping, refrigeration, Plant Maintenance, HVAC and design build.  For more information: www.dadodd.com .

About Chicago MSDC:

Chicago MSDC is one of 23 affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), a nonprofit corporate membership organization that advances business opportunities for its certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises and connects them to its corporate members. One of the country’s leading corporate membership organizations, NMSDC was chartered in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes. For more information:  http://www.chicagomsdc.org/index

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