Anthony Billinger – Director of Corporate Supplier Diversity
Smart people make a smart company, and that’s a major reason why supplier diversity at OfficeMax stands out. Each member of the OfficeMax Supplier Diversity team brings a wealth of experience, an innovative perspective and a strong passion to their role. Get to know the passionate individuals who make diversity at OfficeMax a guiding principle, and see how they help create a unique supplier diversity program and stronger communities.
Anthony Billinger is the Director of Corporate Supplier Diversity at OfficeMax and is responsible for creating and implementing the enterprise-wide strategy for supplier diversity. Mr. Billinger joined OfficeMax in June of 2009 after previously serving as the architect of the supplier diversity initiative at Snap-on Tools, headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Prior to joining Snap-On in 2006, Mr. Billinger was the Director of Supplier Diversity and Minority Affairs for the Missouri State Lottery for nearly 10 years.
A Chicago native, Mr. Billinger has worked in supplier diversity for the past 15 years and was the 2000 recipient of the Missouri Governor’s Torch of Excellence Award, the 2004 recipient of the 100 Black Men of Metropolitan St. Louis’ “Trailblazer Award”, and was named one of the “2011 Top 100 Diverse Business Leaders Under 50” by Diversity MBA Magazine. Mr. Billinger has both a Bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Lincoln University of Missouri. He currently serves on the board of the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council, and the Quad County African American Chamber of Commerce.