Supplier Diversity

Diversity is more than an idea. It’s not just a strategy or an initiative. Diversity is a way of life.

As a woman-led, minority-owned business, ATR International began with a framework of valuing diversity since the doors opened in 1988. We’ve progressively matured into the diverse supplier of choice for small and large businesses alike. Professionals from all walks of life trust us to advance and enhance their careers. Because of our distinctive background and strong relationships in the MBE community, companies choose ATR, again and again, to help them meet their diversity requirements. It’s an initiative we take to heart, striving to do more than merely checking boxes. Together, we make a lasting difference in the lives of others – that’s what makes authentic diversity beautiful. 

 

 



Meet Angelique Alvarez, Head of Supplier Diversity and Inclusion

 

As a subject matter expert on the topic and host of Latina Leading Diversity podcast, Angelique regularly speaks at events and works with businesses to help them meet their diverse spend requirements. In fact, her leadership landed her on SIA’s 2021 DE&I Influencers List and earned ATR the NMSDC’s National Supplier of the Year Award in 2017.

 

“It’s encouraging to see supplier diversity programs become widespread in corporations across the country. The future of business is a diverse one. Reach out to me if you’d like to discuss how ATR can support your program or if you just want to say hello!”

 

 

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Latina Leading Diversity

 

Throughout her career, Angelique has never given less than her all, landing her on Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) 2021 DE&I Influencers list. She invests her full attention into each responsibility and looks for every open door to build meaningful relationships that foster ATR’s culture and values. Her leadership helped ATR secure the NMSDC’s National Supplier of the Year award in 2017. Her passion mirrors the rich diversity of the communities in which ATR lives, works, and serves.

 

In the Latina Leading Diversity podcast, Angelique shares her passion. Each episode covers today’s most pressing issues with featured guests as they seek to inspire minority and under-represented people in business. Angelique has spent her career gaining a thorough understanding of her organization and the needs of both clients and candidates through a variety of roles in recruiting and supplier diversity. Her goal is to contribute to the minority business community and show the world the value minority businesses provide.

 

 

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Diversity Awards

Our efforts to recruit diverse, talented professionals for our clients and our ability to find great jobs for diverse job seekers have been recognized with a number of awards and distinctions, including:

2022 SIA List of Diversity-Owned Staffing Firms

2022 Ethics in Sales Award (The Stevie® Awards)

2021 SIA DE&I Influencers List: Angelique Alvarez

2021 Latinx Business Leadership Awards (Silicon Valley Business Journal)

2021 40 Under 40: President & CEO Andrea Brenholz (Silicon Valley Business Journal)

2020 Latino Business Leadership Award (Silicon Valley Business Journal)

2018 TAPFIN Top Partner Award

2018 #3 Largest woman-owned businesses in Silicon Valley (Silicon Valley Business Journal)

2018 #3 Largest minority-owned businesses in Silicon Valley (Silicon Valley Business Journal)

2018 #14 Largest Family-Owned Businesses in Silicon valley (Silicon Valley Business Journal)

2018 #35 Largest private companies in Silicon Valley (Silicon Valley Business Journal)

2017 NMSDC National Supplier of the Year

2017 National WRMSDC Supplier of the Year

2016 Top 100 Hispanic Owned Businesses

2016 DiversityBusiness.com Top Diversity Owned Business

2016 Hispanic Business Enterprise Elite Honoree by the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

2016 United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Hispanic Business Enterprise Elite Honoree

2015 DiversityBusiness.com Top 500 Diverse Business

2015 WRMSDC Supplier of the Year2014 & 2015 WRMSDC Volunteer of the Year

2014 NMSDC Regional Supplier of the Year

Organizations We’re A Part Of

Supplier Diversity Updates

3 Proven Minority Business Resources for Growth and Success

Certification. Proposal. Supply Portal. These terms might strike fear in your heart if you’re familiar with them. But if you are a minority business trying to break into government and corporate supplier ranks, they are your best friends. And while they don’t necessarily suggest the most glamorous or fun parts of doing business, these terms […]

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ATR Recognized on SIA’s Prestigious List of Diversity-Owned Staffing Firms

Santa Clara, CA – ATR International (ATR) has been named to the 2022 edition of Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) list of diversity-owned staffing firms. The recognition on this year’s list, billed by SIA as “a great resource for the workforce solutions ecosystem,” is a direct reflection of ATR’s maturation into a diverse supplier of choice […]

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Don't just take our word for it

  • I have consistently been impressed by ATR’s commitment to the MBE community and their active participation in supporting diversity and sharing their experience and knowledge.

     

    -ATR Client

  • I have seen firsthand their commitment to the diversity community, exemplified in several ways. They share their knowledge and experience with other MBEs.

     

    -ATR Client 

  • ATR is a valuable member of the minority business community.

     

    -ATR Client

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