Michael Jones-Bey Director of Supplier Diversity Program, Con-Edison
Michael Jones-Bey is Director of the Con Edison Supplier Diversity Program and is responsible for developing and implementing activities that increase procurement opportunities for qualified Minority and Women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs) in ways that strategically support the company’s mission and promote economic growth within the communities it serves.
Prior to joining Con Edison, Michael served as Executive Director of one of the nation’s largest public sector supplier diversity programs, where he was responsible for revitalizing the New York State certification program, agency compliance, and business development initiatives. Targeted industry sector capacity building and market access programs resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars of additional contract opportunities for MWBEs in the construction, renewable energy, and information technology industries. New opportunities in the financial services industry surpassed $1 billion. Michael also spearheaded the state’s disparity study and worked on historic legislation to create one of the strongest MWBE laws in the nation.
Michael’s work in the supplier diversity field has been recognized nationally and he has received over 20 awards from the public and private sector. Michael earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Northeastern University. Michael is married, and the proud father of an eight year old son.