Dominique Simpson Milton
Chief Engagement Officer
Dominique Simpson Milton is President & CEO of the Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council (CVMSDC / The Council). Prior to assuming this role in June 2018, Milton served as the Director of Corporate Services for CVMSDC, overseeing an affiliate office of the Council in Charleston, South Carolina. Along with her experience as a business owner, Milton also brings more than 35 years of corporate experience to the Council.
From 2004 to 2015, Milton was the Vice President of Business Development and Emerging Markets with A10 Clinical Solutions Inc., a certified Minority Business Enterprise that focuses on clinical research for the health care and pharmaceutical industries.
A specialist in new business development, Milton earned her B.S. in Economics from Spelman College and an MBA in Marketing from Pennsylvania State University. She is currently working toward a Doctorate in Business Administration, with a focus on Leadership, Supply Chain, and Entrepreneurship. With more than 35 years of expertise in sales, advertising, new business development and retail management, Milton provided marketing direction for three national products. As a general manager, she also led the Coastal Carolina merger efforts and ongoing retail expansion of a global telecommunications company. Milton has received numerous awards for retail performance, business growth, and product expansions.
Additionally, Milton is a graduate of the South Carolina Diversity Leaders Initiative of The Riley Institute at Furman; a South Carolina Education Policy Fellow; and currently serves as Board Chair of The Teacher Supply Closet. She is an engaged volunteer with several community organizations and is very active with the local public school system, recently completing a four-year term on the Mt. Pleasant Constituent School Board. Milton is also a member of Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church where she is a Women’s Sunday School teacher and a Venture Crew leader. Residing in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, Dominique and her husband William Milton Jr., CFP TM are the proud parents of three young adults.