TMKG Retained by the National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center; Firm to serve as General Consultant

(October 1, 2013) -- The Macsata-Kornegay Group, Inc. today announced that the National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center has retained the firm. Brandon M. Macsata will serve as the General Consultant.

NBDC is a comprehensive resource for Fortune 1000 companies seeking to integrate people with disabilities into the workplace, marketplace and supply chain. NBDC has decades of expertise in areas such as Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, building and product accessibility, reasonable accommodation, job analysis, recruitment, career development, and accessible information technology. In recognition of this expertise and its efforts, NBDC has been awarded the highly prestigious U.S. Department of Labor’s Exemplary Public Interest Contribution (EPIC) Award, as well as the New York Human Rights Commission’s Champions of Diversity Award.

“We’re excited to add Brandon’s expertise and passion to our team,” said John D. Kemp, President & CEO of The Viscardi Center. “Having worked with him on numerous projects over the years to expand the intersection between business and disability, NBDC is poised to continue its role as the leading disability resource for Fortune 1000 companies that businesses are seeking inclusive environments for their employees and consumers alike.”

From 2007-2009, Macsata served as the General Consultant at the US Business Leadership Network, where he worked under Kemp’s leadership. During his tenure he played a major role in rebuilding the organization. He also managed the USBLN's New York City Affiliate for nearly two years.  He has worked on disability and diversity related public policy issues for nearly the past twenty years, including advising Members of Congress, as well as several federal appointees on HIV/AIDS policy.

“NBDC has been a pillar of success in the business community over the years, better preparing businesses on disability employment related issues, regulations and strategies,” summarized Brandon M. Macsata, TMKG’s Managing Partner. “With the changing disability demographics, as well as so many new federal regulations, there is no better time for businesses to actively recruit, hire and promote qualified individuals with disabilities.”

To learn more about the National Business & Disability Council at The Viscardi Center, go to http://www.viscardicenter.org/services/natl-business-disability-council.html

To learn more about TMKG, please visit go to http://www.macsata-kornegay.org, or contact Brandon M. Macsata by phone at (305) 519-4256 or email at brandon@macsata.org.