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The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) has announced the appointment of Jessica G. Cavazos as Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Minority Business Development.

We are proud to share the success stories from our network of grantees who operate programs in 35 States, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. Your Success = Our Success.

New disparity studies are available paying attention to the metrics that exist in public procurement and contracting that affect minority business.

2022 was a historic year for the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). This marks the first full calendar year since President Biden signed into law the Minority Business Development Act on November 15, 2021. It continues to be the honor of my lifetime to serve at the helm of MBDA during this exciting new chapter in the Agency’s 53-year history.

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