Adrienne C. Trimble
Adrienne Trimble is the newly appointed President and CEO of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). She is honored to be taking on the leadership role with NMSDC and looks forward to ensuring the organization and stakeholders remain positioned for sustainable growth and success.
Adrienne Trimble was General Manager, Diversity & Inclusion at Toyota Motor North America, responsible for leading and executing diversity & inclusion strategies and initiatives across Toyota’s North American operations.
Adrienne Trimble’s appointment marks a unique, significant milestone in NMSDC’s long and close relationship with Toyota. Ms. Trimble led Toyota’s Supplier Diversity initiative from 2005 – 2012. In this role, she directed the company’s processes for developing productive supplier relationships with diverse businesses across the country. Toyota received numerous accolades under Ms. Trimble’s direction, including Corporation of the Year by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) in 2011 as well as Corporation of the Year honors from the organization’s affiliates in Arkansas (2012), Michigan (2009 and 2010), South Central Ohio (2010 and 2011), Southwest Texas (2007-11) and Tri-State KY/IN/WV (2007-11).
Her board and committee leadership positions have included NMSDC and several of its regional Councils, as well as Executive Committee roles for the Billion Dollar Roundtable. She was named Advocate of the Year by the Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council in 2012. In recognition of her efforts to advance economic development for diverse suppliers, Rev. Jesse
Jackson, Founder, and CEO of Rainbow PUSH presented Ms. Trimble with their Corporate Leader Award and Women in Leadership Award in 2011. Ms. Trimble has previous Human Resources leadership experience in financial services, healthcare and media industries.
A graduate of Wilberforce University, Ms. Trimble earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Organization Management. She was appointed to the Board of Trustees for her alma mater in 2014.
Ms. Trimble and her husband, Jamiel, reside in McKinney, Texas.