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Greater Women’s Business Council® Announces 2023 TOP Corporations Awards Honorees

Sharon Goldmacher | Published on 4/27/2023

ATLANTA – April 12, 2023 The Greater Women’s Business Council (GWBC) will hold its 2023 TOP Corporations of the Year Awards celebration on Thursday, April 27, 2023, at Hotel Colee Atlanta Buckhead. An annual celebration, the TOP Corporations of the Year Awards honor prominent corporations with an undeniable foundation for encouraging and empowering women business enterprises (WBE). Each corporate nominee is chosen by a panel of WBEs using a set of criteria that includes having a successful and dedicated supplier diversity and procurement program within their organization.

The leading businesses being honored as “best in class innovators” at the 2023 TOP Corporations Awards are:

  • Accenture
  • Ally Financial
  • AT&T
  • Bank of America
  • Georgia Power
  • Grady Health System
  • Randstad
  • Truist Financial Corporation
  • UPS
  • Walmart

As a regional partner organization of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), GWBC is one of the largest certification and development resource providers for women business enterprises in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. It is the WBENC certification gold standard that corporations require when selecting and working with WBEs. Our TOP Corporations of the Year Awards recognize our corporate partners that go above and beyond in supporting WBEs through their supplier diversity and procurement departments,” said Roz Lewis, President and CEO - GWBC. “What makes this event so unique is that each corporate honoree's award is presented through a real-world testimony of a WBE partner whose business has been directly impacted by their support,” added Lewis.

The 2022 TOP Honorees were:

  • Accenture, Nedra Dickson, managing director, Global Supplier Inclusion & Diversity – Supply Chain
  • Ally, T.J. Lewis, senior director of Supplier Diversity
  • AT&T, Christi P. Jordan, senior manager - Supplier Diversity Sourcing
  • Grady Health System, Crystal King, a director of Supplier Diversity
  • Truist, Lissa J. Miller, senior vice president, Chief Supplier Diversity Officer
  • UPS, Kris Oswold, vice president, Global Supplier Diversity
  • Wells Fargo, Jessica Wagener, program manager, Supplier Diversity

Learn about another upcoming GWBC event – the 2023 LACE (Ladies Achieving Continuous Excellence) Awards – on our website and nominate a WBENC-certified women business enterprise

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