A Queen Adorned from Within

When Ms. Tenekqua Cauthen walks into the room the first thing you may notice is her amazing, natural mane, full and flowing.  Her stylish appearance is complemented by a quiet, yet powerful demeanor.

The year 2017 has proved to be a transformative year for Tenekqua.  Besides being the mother of two beautiful young ladies, she is a licensed social worker who recently stepped out on faith and launched her own eclectic line of accessories called, “Adorned By You.” The line consists of hand painted wooden jewelry and broaches for “the sassy diva poised to influence.” After speaking with Tenekqua, one quickly realizes that this sister is on a mission! And that she’s trusting the journey.

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Painting the Town Red

Rydell Davis is a native Syracusan, entrepreneur, college graduate, activist, and father. He can often be found encouraging those around him to strive for greatness. When in his presence, the resounding message of hope and wealth-building is usually the topic of discussion. This is because, as a businessman and co-owner of Mother and Son Wine and Spirits, economic self-sufficiency is a topic that really hits home. Rydell’s journey to becoming a full-time entrepreneur was unconventional, and that is exactly why it inspires.


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Diversify-NY, LLC


Established in 2015, Diversify NY, LLC, is a regionally based, multidisciplinary consulting firm whose primary consultative practice involves the development, training, and certification of Minority and Woman owned Business Enterprises as a WBE, MBE, DBE, or 8(a) or SBE. Diversify-NY, LLC provides certification assistance, develops capacity and introduces firms to opportunities to compete for corporate business.

Diversify-NY, LLC-- Provides technical assistance to public and private sector decision makers that helps identify, engage, and leverage opportunities to connect with small, emerging business enterprises. In turn, we improve the culture of how you do business.

The goal for state contracting utilization of minority-and-women-owned enterprises (MWBE) in New York State is 30 percent – the highest such target in the nation for any state government. Supplier Diversity and Public Procurement Managers are tasked with identifying qualified suppliers within the buyer diversity chain, and pairing them with opportunities that match their capabilities. The process of sourcing certified, capable minority and women owned firms remains a critical challenge in the procurement process. 

For more info contact: 

Principal Rickey T. Brown | Principal, Diversify-NY,LLC
DIAL | 315.403.5693