Woman-Owned & MBE Certification
“As a millennial and woman of color, I founded Crowned Marketing & Communications to fill the void of diversity in the media space by providing high quality strategic digital marketing and public relations to better serve small and large businesses alike. WBE and MBE certification allows us to meet these goals.” -Courtney McKenzie Newell, Founder and Chief Creative Officer
Crowned Marketing & Communications is a certified Woman-Owned and Minority Owned Business Enterprise Crowned Marketing & Communications, Inc qualifies as a Woman-Owned and Minority-Owned Small Business. Majority of the business is owned and operated by a woman of African-American descent.
There are 9.9 million women-owned firms and 2.6 million Black or African American owned small businesses in the United States as of 2015, making them an important contributor to the economy and a massive creator of jobs.
Becoming certified as a woman-owned and/or minority-owned business, positions any Woman-Owned or MBE for targeted opportunities that level the playing field.
Contracting with women and minority-owned businesses is important to customers. Corporate America understands that you cannot expect women and minorities to patronize your business when you haven’t done business with small minority and woman-owned businesses.
Doing business with a Woman-Owned, MBE counts towards the minority spending goals of top corporations, federal and state governments. Many Fortune 1000 companies in the United States have supplier diversity programs in place.
These programs are specifically designed for large companies to support minority and woman owned businesses by sourcing their products and services. These companies do this in an effort to keep their businesses in line with the shifting demographic profile of our country. These companies recognize that a diverse supply base offers a competitive advantage in today’s ever changing multicultural business economy.