Sacramento, Calif., April 11, 2016 – AttainIt has received national certification as a women’s business enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third-party certifier of women-owned businesses in the U.S.
“We pursued this certification as validation to private sector companies that we are a woman-owned firm,” says Dawn Hall, AttainIt president. “WBENC offers many opportunities for us to partner with major U.S. corporations to help attain their supplier diversity goals. The organization’s support and advocacy will assist our efforts to expand the business in the commercial market.”
WBENC’s national standard of certification is a meticulous process that includes an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. It is designed to confirm the business is at least 51 percent owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women. More information is available at www.wbenc.org.
This adds to AttainIt’s other certifications as an 8(a) small disadvantaged business; economically-disadvantaged, woman-owned small business (EDWOSB); and historically underutilized business zone (HUBZone) firm. The company has been woman-owned since October 2015, and the president has been recognized as the 2015 HUBZone Owner of the Year and first recipient of a federal sole source contract for women-owned small businesses in the U.S.
AttainIt provides high-quality products and services to government agencies, prime contractors and large corporations. The company is a certified 8(a) small disadvantaged business; economically-disadvantaged, woman-owned small business (EDWOSB); and historically underutilized business zone (HUBZone) firm that can fulfill the requirements of small business spending directives and supplier diversity programs using various contract vehicles. Its suppliers include Agilent Technologies, Cole Parmer, Fisher Scientific, FLIR Systems, Garratt Callahan, Grainger, GRIFOLS, Johnson Controls, Peak Scientific, Polaris, Snap-on, Thermo Scientific and York. More information is available at www.attainit.net.
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.