E.L.I. Certified as a “Woman-Owned Enterprise” by The Women’s Business Enterprise Council
March 15, 2017
We at Exceptional Leaders International are very pleased to announce that we have just received national certification as a “Woman-Owned Enterprise” from The Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC).
E.L.I.’s clients include closely-held and family-owned businesses, many of them women-led organizations. “We are proud to have achieved this certification and look forward to working with other women-led organizations and those committed to fostering diversity in the professional services firms with which they work,” commented Janice DiPietro, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of E.L.I. E.L.I. uniquely brings a cross-functional approach to helping clients solve their most pressing business challenges. The team at E.L.I. is comprised of former C-suite executives with deep expertise in strategy, finance, human capital, information systems management, and operations.
WBENC’s national standard of certification is a meticulous and rigorous process including an in-depth review of the business. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.
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 The Women’s Business Enterprise Council.