Diversity & Inclusion at Acro
Diversity and inclusion have been the core values at Acro since its inception. Acro is a minority-owned business enterprise (MBE), which has been certified by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) since 1985. The company has been recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts not only as one of the Largest Staffing Firms in the U.S, but also among the nation’s top-5 minority-owned staffing firms. Additionally, Acro was honored by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) as a Corporate Plus Member®, a recognition reserved for certified MBEs with proven capabilities to serve clients on large-scale contracts. Acro is a strong and established diversity brand having 40 years of experience in workforce management serving Fortune 500 companies, Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers across various industries.
Diversity and inclusion are not just words
Empowerment in the D&I space is the reason Acro is able to provide best-in class service to its client base. Acro fosters a diverse workforce where employees feel comfortable bringing their unique perspectives to work. But diversity is only half of the story; inclusion is just as important. Inclusion means a sense of belonging. When Acro’s employees know they are crucial to its mission, not only will they thrive, but the company will, too.
Our Commitment to Diversity
Mentoring Diverse Firms
Acro has mentored many diverse firms over the years and provided growth opportunities to them. Acro’s CEO, Ron Shahani, serves on the Board of Directors of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council, and is committed to advancing the community’s goals for supplier diversity.
Supplier Diversity Program
Acro’s Supplier Diversity Program recruits outstanding subcontractors to deliver talent and other services.
Diverse Supplier Network
Approximately 50% of Acro’s supplier network are business enterprises owned by women, minorities, persons with handicaps or disability, and veterans.
Sourcing Small Businesses
Acro attends networking events (MBDA, SBA, local chamber events, etc.) to source new small businesses.
Acro recognizes candidates with disabilities and commits to bring their expertise and perspectives and help them get reasonable accommodation as needed.
Supporting Military Families
Acro is committed to addressing the nation’s high Veteran and military spouse unemployment rate. Acro is proud to offer portable careers, training, and professional support to military families.
Total Workforce Solutions
Acro helps its clients transform their total workforce solutions with strategic and thought leadership to ensure delivery of required talent. Acro strives to consistently drive the clients’ success and improve their competitive position.
As a minority business, 100% of client spend with Acro counts as Tier 1 diversity credit.