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Alumna Committed to Creating Wealth Through Minority Business Support

July 2018

Spelman Alumna Dominique Simpson MiltonDominique Simpson Milton, C’84, credits Spelman College with providing her with the tools needed to be successful.

As the new president of the Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council, Milton hopes to not only continue to provide access and support for minority business owners in the region CVMSDC supports, but to also provide guidance to young people interested in following in her footsteps.

“There are no limits to success at any point in your life,” Milton said. “My goal at CVMSDC is to grow opportunities for Minority Business Enterprises to help expand wealth.”

During her time at Spelman, Milton said she developed armor, resolve and self-confidence to tackle the demands of corporate America.

“Spelman provides a springboard foundation for global leaders,” she said. “Students should utilize the plethora of career and educational opportunities available.”

Simpson Milton has a B.A. in economics from Spelman, an MBA in marketing from Penn State University, an executive education certificate from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, a certificate in executive management from the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond, and in the process of receiving a doctorate of business administration in student, organizational leadership from Walden University.