Step 1

To determine if your business is minority-owned, women-owned or a small business, you must answer all six questions below.

Step 2

Gather the appropriate information to complete the Business Profile:

  • Federal Identification Number, or Standard Industrial Classification Code (SIC) or North American Industry Classification Code (NAIC)
  • If your company chooses to apply as a small business, provide evidence your company meets the Small Business Administration's size standards in your industry and the principal's personal net worth is less than $750,000, excluding the equity of the business and primary residence.

Step 3

Complete the Business Profile.

Step 4

Email the Business Profile Form and all documentation to Supply Chain Contracting

Direct all question to:

Gary Tuggle, MBA,MA
Director, Enterprise Diversity and Inclusion,
Supply Chain and Strategic Sourcing
University of Maryland Medical System

900 Elkridge Landing Road (4th floor)
Linthicum, MD 21090
Office: 443-462-3387

Basic Questions

  1. Are business owner(s) U.S. citizen(s)?
  2. Are any business owner(s) member(s) of any of the following groups: African-American, Indian, Hispanic, Asian-American, or women-owned?
  3. If the answer to question 2 is yes, do any of the owners identified in question 2 have at least 51% ownership in the company?
  4. Has the company been in business for at least one (1) year?
  5. Is your company a for-profit organization?
  6. If your company is certified as either a minority or women-owned business, provide certification information in Section IV of the Business Profile Form.

Quick Tips

  1. Please read/browse this entire packet before completing the application.
  2. The application process can be completed in as few as 30 days if you meet all requirements and submit all necessary documentation.