December 2015 - Prestigious Women's Business Enterprise National Council Certification Received
Commercial Investigations LLC is a certified 100% woman-owned licensed private investigative agency offering thorough and affordable background investigations with human intervention. Owner and President, Michelle Pyan, realized that obtaining certification as a woman-owned business was a great way to open new doors to potential clients and large contracting opportunities, including those through government agencies. This certification offers additional validation to a long list of impressive credentials. Commercial Investigations has been in business since 2004, capitalizing on Michelle’s extensive experience in the eld since 1991.“Becoming certified as a woman-owned business through The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) provides us with a solid validation and makes us extremely competitive,” Michelle explained when asked about the importance of this certication. WBENC is a national 501(c)(3) non-prot, and the
largest third-party certifier of businesses that are 51% owned, controlled, and operated by women in the USA. WBENC certification for women-owned businesses has been administered throughout the 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands by fourteen Regional Partner Organizations since 1997. Its reach extends overseas as of 2009, through WEConnect International. Becoming certified as a woman-owned business involves rigorous screening involving formal documentation and a site visit. In addition to the increased assurance attached to an organization’s name, certification offers wide recognition in business, government, and non-prot sectors. Other benefits include marketing support and promotion, networking, access to government contracting opportunities, and increased community support, all of which are critical to business growth.