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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Charlotte, NC, March 1, 2021 – The Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce announces Brand Inclusive, LLC as one of the recipients of TIAA’s scholarship program for the Tuck Business Diversity Program. 

As stated on their website, Tuck Diverse Business Programs build on the top faculty and superb education for which Tuck is famous, carefully customizing their executive programs to meet the unique needs of underrepresented entrepreneurs and business owners who are people of color, Native American, women, veterans of all ethnic and racial backgrounds, LGBTI+, and/or disabled.

TIAA is committed to assisting diverse suppliers on their continuous improvement journeys. They announced as a part of their Diverse Supplier Academy, ten scholarships (valued at $4,900 each) to attend the Tuck Diversity Business Programs in 2021.

Brian Simmons, Managing Partner of Brand Inclusive, LLC is a certified LGBT Business Enterprise and small business member of the Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce.

The team at Brand Inclusive provides branded merchandising program experiences that are delivered with highly customized solutions and seamless support to their clients. They have helped companies of all sizes from Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, sports organizations, universities and non-profits deliver cutting-edge branded merchandise and promotional items to build brand loyalty.

Brian Simmons, of Brand Inclusive added, “The opportunity to attend the Tuck Diversity Business Program this summer will be invaluable not only to me, but our entire team at Brand-Inclusive as we continue to build our certified LGBT Business Enterprise in the branded apparel and merchandise industry.  I’m extremely grateful to TIAA and their Diverse Supplier Academy for the scholarship to participate in such a prestigious educational program for diverse suppliers.”

“As we continue to add corporate partners who share our vision to see small minority-owned businesses succeed, opportunities like this will be available throughout the year.  We are grateful to TIAA for their partnership and commitment to diversity and equity through education and training.  Brand Inclusive is an asset to our Chamber and community and deserving of this opportunity,” says Chad Turner, president and chief executive officer of the Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce.   

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