CHARLOTTE, N.C. (PRWEB) January 14, 2019
FSIoffice, a business specializing in distribution of office supplies and furniture, is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Greater Women’s Business Council, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
“We are honored and excited that FSIoffice is now certified as a WBENC-Certified WBE. We see this recognition as a positive affirmation for potential customers that are actively seeking to do business with women-owned businesses” said Kim Leazer CEO of FSIoffice
“This certification also confirms all the hard work FSIoffice has put into delivering outstanding service on large contracts with governmental agencies and corporate entities that are required to show diversity in their procurement practices” Leazer also said.
WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the Greater Women’s Business Council is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the candidate company and its business practices as well as a site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.
By including women-owned businesses among their suppliers, corporations and government agencies are able to demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier diversity programs.
FSIoffice is a family owned and operated business founded in 1962 and is now one of the nation’s largest independent dealers of office supplies, office furniture and supplies for schools and facilities. With headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina and offices throughout the southeast the company has grown by providing outstanding customer service based on family principals guided by doing the right thing every time. To learn more about FSIoffice, please visit https://www.fsioffice.com.
Founded in 1997, WBENC is the nation’s leader in women’s business development and the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, with more than 13,000 certified Women’s Business Enterprises, 14 national Regional Partner Organizations, and over 300 Corporate Members. More than 1,000 corporations representing America’s most prestigious brands as well as many states, cities, and other entities accept WBENC Certification. For more information, visit http://www.wbenc.org.