August 1, 2011
Bethesda, MD – Cella Consulting, LLC, a management consultancy focused on in-house creative leadership recently received recognition as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) from the Women President's Educational Organization (WPEO) and the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
This certification acknowledges woman-operated companies that experience success in today's competitive business world. Recognition as a WBE by the WPEO/WBENC requires that a business must be at least 51 percent owned, operated and controlled by a woman or group of women. WBE certification is widely respected and is accepted by more than 700 major corporations and government entities nationwide.
“I’m pleased to announce that Cella Consulting, LLC has been certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC),” said Linda Wein Bonugli, Chairman and CEO of Cella Consulting, LLC. “WBENC’s core values of certification, opportunities and resources align well with our mission to support and provide our expertise to optimizing operations at in-house creative organizations. With our certification, we are able to support our clients’ supplier diversity programs and help their organizations meet their internal and external initiatives by providing them practical solutions.”
About WBENC (www.wbenc.org): Founded in 1997, the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is the nation's leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, and the leading advocate of women's business enterprises (WBEs) as suppliers to corporate America. Annually, WBENC's 14 affiliates process more than 6,000 certifications, which are accepted by nearly 700 corporations and government entities nationwide. WBENC also focuses on creating opportunities for WBEs through the development and implementation of training and educational programs and the annual presentation of its national conference, Women in Business: Sharing the Vision, which emphasizes business-to-business networking and buyer-to-supplier connections. In addition, WBENC also has developed several highly regarded initiatives for recognizing excellence in corporate supplier diversity targeting WBEs.
About Cella Consulting: Cella Consulting is a management consultancy focused exclusively on in-house creative leadership. Cella’s mission is to help creative and proposal executives increase their in-house organizations’ efficiency and effectiveness by optimizing their operations. A classic management consultancy, Cella's focus is on traditional business areas, such as strategic planning, finances, technology, organizational design, process improvement and personnel development. Cella offers informed, flexible and personalized consulting, coaching and training services based on a deep, real-world knowledge of industry best practices.