Richard A. Huebner
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Richard A. Huebner is President of the Houston Minority Supplier Development Council, one of 37 affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council.
In 1985, Huebner responded to a blind ad in the Wall Street Journal that provided a perfect match for his proven skills in association management and his passion for economic development. Today he leads 136 major corporations and more than 1,000 Minority Business Enterprises in a common mission to increase and expand business opportunities and business growth for minorities.
Under his direction, the Houston Minority Supplier Development Council has been recognized five times nationally as Council of the Year and by the Greater Houston Partnership as Houston’s Greatest Non-Profit Business Organization.
Huebner serves on advisory boards of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Port of Houston Authority, Houston Community College, Unity National Bank, ACCION Texas, Harris County Sherriff’s Office, Small Business Today Magazine and the NASA-Johnson Space Center Joint Leadership Team. He is a Ruling Elder at Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church where he leads the Habitat for Humanity program. He currently serves as Chairman of Leadership Houston, graduate of the Center for Houston’s Future and a Senior Fellow and on the Board of Directors of the American Leadership Forum.
He has received numerous awards and recognitions, and was named to Best of the Decade in Supplier & Workforce Diversity by Minority Business News.