Diverse Professionals Standing

Our Mission

The mission of Supplier Development Academy is to establish a succession plan that will grow and sustain diverse supplier participation by providing a significant base of resources including:

  • Assessments and Gap Analysis
  • Customized Business Curriculum
  • Quarterly Business Intensives
  • Access to Capital
  • Coaching and Mentoring and
  • Match-Making

to assist us in achieving and sustaining the Billion Dollar Roundtable performance benchmark established by leadership. Our 1By21 initiative is to achieve $1 Billion Dollars in diverse spend by the year 2021.

Vision and Value

Our 1By21 initiative is to achieve $1 Billion in diverse spend by the year 2021. As a customer-driven company, Delta Air Lines is focused on generating strategic business partners that reflect the diversity of the customers that fly our planes.  To accomplish this we are committed to invest in developing corporate-ready suppliers with the scale and capabilities to compete for Delta contracts and other corporate contracts across various commodities and services.

Next Steps...

Are you ready to develop a robust business infrastructure to successfully scale your business so you can compete for and win more corporate contracts? If yes, please review the program eligibility requirements to determine if Supplier Development Academy is right for your business.