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Six Feet Up Renews WBE Certification

Six Feet Up Renews WBE Certification

Six Feet Up's CEO Gabrielle Hendryx-Parker is proud to announce Six Feet Up is a certified Women's Business Enterprise per the Great Lakes Women's Business Council Certification Committee.

2019 marks 10 years of Six Feet Up being an officially certified WBE.

What is the purpose of certifying as a WBE?

The Great Lakes Women’s Business Council is committed to empowering women and minorities economically through business development training, supplier certification, business-to-business networking and accessible capital assistance programs. We provide effective business tools and remove barriers that hinder the development of successful and sustainable businesses. Our work strengthens the community by building partnerships and leveraging resources that increase business growth opportunities.

Who is the Great Lakes Women's Business Council?

Founded in 1984, Great Lakes Women’s Business Council (Great Lakes WBC), is a nonprofit champion for women, minority and small business owners. We provide access to capital and corporate procurement opportunities, certification for women-owned business enterprises and small business educational support.

Who's in this organization?

Great Lakes WBC represents more than 1,200 WBENC-certified women’s business enterprises generating approximately $11.6 billion in annual revenue and employing 41,500 U.S. workers, as well as 90+ corporate partners in a diverse range of industry sectors. We have provided $5.5 million in loans to small business owners which created 1,800 jobs. Through the Michigan Women’s Marketplace, we have trained more than 15,000 business owners and entrepreneurs. Great Lakes Women’s Business Council was formerly known as Center for Empowerment and Economic Development (CEED). It’s women’s certification program was known as Women’s Business Enterprise Council – Great Lakes.

Want to become a WBE?

Is this something you or your company is interested in? Check out the official FAQ's on the WBENC website here: https://www.wbenc.org/certification-faqs

Information on the GLWBC sourced from: https://www.greatlakeswbc.org/

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