From Indiana Minority Business Magazine
INDIANAPOLIS - January 23, 2012. Talmadge Vick, was recently awarded the Champions of Diversity award from the Indiana Minority Business Magazine. Vick was one of 15 awardees to receive the recognition. The award honors those who are leaders in their industry and are committed advocates for diversity and inclusion.
Talmadge was recognized for his power of focus and passion through his leadership in ensuring that more than 50 minority and women business owners were able to participate in opportunities with the construction of the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana. Through his efforts, true business partnerships, joint ventures and the development of mentor/protégé relationships resulted in achievement of 23 percent participation – exceeding the 21 percent goal.
EVANSVILLE - September 2011. Talmadge Vick was recently awarded the 2011 Community Relations Business Award for Innovation and Commitment to Diversity in Business by the City of Evansville, Indiana. He served as the M/WBE program manager/consultant for Hunt Construction Group on the construction of the Ford Arena, successfully leading the initiative for M/WBE program participation by surpassing the goals. In addition to surpassing the goals, Vick's efforts resulted in the creation of business partnerships and the development of mentor/protege relationships and positively impacted the City of Evansville.
PHOTO: Pictured (l to r): Former Evansville Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel presents award to Talmadge Vick.