Supplier Diversity Blog

Read stories about Verizon’s diverse network of suppliers.


For this month's Supplier Spotlight, we sit down with Ann Ramakumaran, CEO of Ampcus.


Sky Communications, a black-owned systems integrator, is a testament to how building connections with small diverse suppliers makes Verizon more agile and competitive.


EDGE, our new supplier diversity mentorship program, is part of why we were named a top company for women-owned businesses.


We support diversity and inclusion in the communities we serve, and in 2017 supplier diversity made an impact in a big way. Meet two V Teamers who helped make it happen.

Oriel Arusy and Pat Patterson

Verizon receives a perfect score on the Diversity Equality Index proving company commitment to disabled employees, partners and suppliers.

Justin Nelson NGLCC

Verizon’s Supplier Diversity team attended the NGLCC conference in Las Vegas Nevada.

WBENC Conference

Check out some of the highlights from Verizon’s attendance at the WBENC National Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dan Nilsen

Dan Nilsen, Founder of Bishop-McCann, an LGBT Certified advertising and events agency, discusses the importance of supplier diversity.


Verizon was recognized for the 12th consecutive year by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

Betty Manetta

A Q&A with Betty Manetta who shares a passion for diversity.