North Carolina Department of Administration Disparity Study

North Carolina Department of Administration Disparity Study

North Carolina Department of Administration Disparity Study

The State of North Carolina Department of Administration’s and the North Carolina’s Office of Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB, collectively “State”) engaged Griffin & Strong, P.C (GSPC) to conduct a disparity study on the availability and utilization of minority and women owned businesses enterprises and examine relevant evidence of race- or gender-based discrimination in Department of Administration contracting.

The Study is now complete and available for the public to review. Click here to review.

The Study is now in the presentation and implementation phase which is being conducted by Griffin & Strong, P.C. and the State of NC Implementation Team:

Betty Marrow-Taylor, Leadership Champion
Deputy Secretary
NC Department of Administration

Tammie Hall, Operations Lead
Assistant to the Secretary for HUB
Department of Administration

Emily Roach, Policy Lead
Policy Development Analyst
Department of Administration

Below is the Implementation Strategy Flowchart:


Have any questions? Feel free to contact us!

For those who are not contacted to participate in an interview or focus group, are unavailable due to scheduling conflict, or generally uncomfortable providing public testimony but wish to provide anecdotal evidence on your experiences doing business in and with the State of NC, you may email us anytime with anecdotal comments or questions at

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