Claire is a vice president in global procurement heading up the supplier development program. Ms. Scanlon was instrumental in creating and developing the program for the company, which was established in 1994 to promote the financial viability of minority, women, veteran and GLBT owned companies and other certain qualifying small business enterprises. Ms. Scanlon works to identify BNY Mellon needs for products and services and then identifies minority, women, veteran and GLBT owned companies as well as small businesses that can potentially meet those needs.
She coordinates and host events at BNY Mellon’s facilities for small and diverse businesses events, expo, workshops and training. Ms. Scanlon has been a major supporter of the Women’s Business Committee, which was established in 2002 under the National Minority Business Council and, through the aegis of the company, has hosted its annual conference for the last 11 years. Through Ms. Scanlon’s efforts, BNY Mellon hosts NYC SBS’s Annual Conference and Expo.
Her work includes various levels of committee memberships and officer roles in the organizations including the NY/NJ Council, The Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council, the National Minority Business Council, the National Associate of Veteran Business Owners, Women’s President’s Educational Organization and the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Scanlon serves as chair of the Advisory Committee for the National Minority Business Council; on the board of the NYC Women’s Chamber of Commerce, co-chair of the Marketing Committee of Financial Services Roundtable-Supplier Diversity, and is a member of the NYNJ Council’s Appeals Committee.
Over the years, Ms. Scanlon has received numerous awards and recognitions for her commitment to supplier diversity include the NYC Neighborhood Achievement Award as the MWBE Advocate in 2011 from Mayor Bloomberg and most recently, the LI Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 2014 Minority Advocate of the Year. This year, Ms. Scanlon was named as a Champion of Diversity by Diversity Plus Magazine, received the Arthur Pearlroth Trailblazer Award from the Regional Alliance for Small Contractors, and was named the NYNJ Council Advocate of the Year. In 2016, she received the Special Achievement Award from the National Minority Business Council.
Before joining BNY Mellon, Ms. Scanlon was the compliance officer for the Sequor Group, a second tier holding company subsidiary of Security Pacific National Bank and was a bank examiner for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Ms. Scanlon holds a bachelor of science and a master’s of science in banking.