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Published on Thursday, August 25, 2016

Earlier this month, MSD’s Executive Director & CEO, Brian Hoelscher, provided an update to the Board of Trustees on the MSD’s diversity efforts. Mr. Hoelscher’s presentation (with notes) is available by clicking the file below.

2016, 08-11 Executive Director's Diversity Report

Highlights:  

  • In fiscal year 2015, 26.90% of MSD construction dollars (or $29.4 million) was spent with Minority and Women Owned firms.
  • In fiscal year 2016, 20.74% of MSD construction dollars (or $28.0 million) was spent with Minority and Women Owned firms.
  • In fiscal year 2015, 25.9% of all hours worked on MSD projects (or 120,500 hours) were worked by minority workers.
  • In fiscal year 2016, 23.7% of all hours worked on MSD projects (or 210,700 hours) were worked by minority workers.

We strongly encourage all members of the public to review the presentation.

These successes and our ongoing inclusion efforts are factual proof of MSD’s commitment to diversity - now and for decades to come.

Please refer questions or requests for further information to Lance LeComb, Manager of Public Information, at (314) 768-6237 or llecomb@stlmsd.com.