The JPI Group recognized as Eastern Minority Supplier Diversity Council (EMSDC) Class II Supplier of the Year

The JPI Group was honored by the Eastern Minority Supplier Diversity Council (EMSDC) as the Class II Supplier of the Year. The Class II award honors the outstanding business achievements of certified minority business enterprises with annual revenue of $1 to $10 million. As a certified minority and women owned small business, The JPI Group earned this award for their exceptional performance and commitment to minority business development, internally and externally. During her acceptance speech, JPI Group’s Owner, Iyomakha Douglas, highlighted the importance of purposeful teamwork and dedication to achieving your goals: “I want to thank my team; it takes a strong village to run a business. We have the best and [most] amazing team!”

As a member of the EMSDC for 5 years, we’ve strived to increase our participation due to the seamless alignment of the objectives of both the EMSDC and JPI Group. Our mutual endeavors to stimulate and nurture the development of minority-owned business has proven advantageous as we continue to learn from the council, it’s members, and the surrounding communities.  The JPI Group has focused on 3 core areas to impact the communities we serve: employee flexibility to volunteer in the community, hiring individuals from the community, and educating our youth and MBE entrepreneurs. These core areas, our continued dedication to minority empowerment, and providing value to our customers will continue to be our focus as we scale up and expand our financial and professional impact for minority-owned business. For more information about our services continue to explore

The JPI Group (Acronym for the Douglas family: Jeremiah, Paul, Iyomekha) is focused on providing our customers with the most efficient recruiting strategy. Our Contract Recruiting Solution allows our customers to leverage our senior contract recruiters to support their internal team. We have been able to scale and grow due to the ability of our model to provide our clients significant financial savings and a more strategic recruiting solution. Our culture, diversity of thought, diversity of team, dedication to the community, utilization of cutting-edge tools, and unique service lines have all had a significant impact on our growth.

Why The JPI Group exist?

JPI Group Members in attendance of the 2019 Choice Awards: Ania Wieczorek, Tunde Omonijo, Eben Piorkowski, Paul Douglas, Jacque Jensen, Bernard Adams, Deidre Douglas, Iyomakha Douglas, Lauren Lockhart

We believe that people deserve to start each day inspired and fulfilled by their work. We all deserve to be part of a trustworthy team where we hold each other accountable to the commitments required to achieve our personal dreams and career goals. We strive daily to make the lives better for the partners we work with, the clients we partner with, and the community we serve.

About Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council

The Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council (EMSDC), a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, is an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). There are 23 regional councils across the country with more than 1,750 corporate members. The EMSDC certifies and connects minority-owned businesses (Asian, Black, Hispanic, and Native American) throughout Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware with member corporations who are committed to supplier development and want to purchase their products, services and solutions.