Louis Green is a nationally known expert in the fields of procurement, supply chain management, and supplier diversity. His 25-plus years of experience have made him an industry leader on SME growth and development. As Senior Advisor at V2Soft, Inc., he advises the President & CEO on various initiatives including a comprehensive analysis of global operations.
In his current role as CEO of Supplier Success, LLC, Louis focuses on unlocking cash flow in the supply chain, delivering mutual benefits to major corporations and their suppliers. Supplier Success offers its clients supply chain finance solutions, receivables financing opportunities, and minority business access funds.
Prior to founding Supplier Success, Louis served as the President & CEO of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) for nine years. During his tenure, the Michigan Council was awarded Regional Council of the Year three times, and he was trusted by corporate decision makers across the US to facilitate over $138B in contracts to small and medium firms, as well as over $6B in financing.
In 2014, he created a new $100M Minority Business Access Fund to provide financing for small- and medium-sized businesses. Previous positions include National Director of Supplier Diversity for General Electric Co. and NBC Universal, and before that, served as Supplier Diversity and Social Responsibility Leader at the University of Michigan.
Louis received his B.A. from Oberlin College and his M.A. in International Economic Policy from the University of Michigan.
Recipient of the Men of Excellence Award (Michigan Chronicle 2011); Shining Light Regional Cooperation Award: Eleanor Josaitis Unsung Hero Award (2011).