Just last week, I announced that Lead at Any Level® has achieved national and regional recognition as a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE). [blog post contains link to press release] This week, I’m pleased to be recognized by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) as a Certified Diverse Supplier / LGBT Business Enterprise®. I’ve never been so excited to update a website footer!
About Certified Diverse Supplier / LGBTBE® Recognition
National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Supplier Diversity Initiative offers LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) certification. The NGLCC is the nation’s exclusive certifying body for LGBT owned and operated businesses.
“America’s top corporations are eager to do business with the LGBT community,” said Justin G. Nelson, President and Co-Founder of the NGLCC. “This is reflected in the ever-growing list of NGLCC corporate partners.”
With this official certification, the NGLCC, its organizational allies, and corporate partners now nationally recognize Lead at Any Level® as a diverse supplier. The firm joins the growing ranks of over 1,000 certified LGBTBEs.
“Recognition as a certified LGBT Business Enterprise is a cornerstone of our growth strategy,” said Amy C. Waninger, Founder and CEO of Lead at Any Level®. “I’m looking forward to scaling the company’s offerings, which include training and licensed intellectual property, to meet the needs of America’s largest and most prestigious corporations.”
Lead at Any Level® is now eligible to participate in the NGLCC’s corporate partners’ supplier diversity programs. The firm can take advantage of the vast educational opportunities promoted by the NGLCC. As a certified LGBTBE, Lead at Any Level® can also work to foster business-to-business relationships with other LGBTBEs.
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is the only national not-for-profit advocacy organization dedicated to expanding the economic opportunities and advancements of the LGBT business community. With more than 140 corporate partners, and 59 local, state, and international affiliate chambers, NGLCC is the largest LGBT business development and economic advocacy organization in the world.
The NGLCC Supplier Diversity Initiative connects LGBT businesses with the tens of millions of corporate dollars being spent in the LGBT community each year. Today, the NGLCC has nearly 140 corporate partners who recognize the LGBTBE designation when making procurement decisions and who all share a commitment to ensuring diversity in their supply chains.
For more information, visit www.nglcc.org or contact 202.234.9181.