FREDERICKSBURG, Va., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Anchor HR Solutions (Anchor), a premier provider of talent management and human capital solutions, announced that it has been certified as an LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) owned and operated business through the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce's (NGLCC) Supplier Diversity Initiative (SDI). The firm's co-founders and life partners Jeffrey A. Wade and Bert W. Lazar said, "We are proud to be certified by the NGLCC and strongly feel that our increased access to NGLCC's corporate Supplier Diversity Partners will help drive exponential growth for Anchor."
The NGLCC is the nation's exclusive certifying body for LGBT owned and operated businesses. "America's top corporations are eager to do business with the LGBT community," said Justin G. Nelson, President and Co-Founder of the NGLCC. "Our community has a demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and is a $743 billion consumer market."
The NGLCC SDI began in 2004 in response to Corporate America's growing desire to engage more deeply with the LGBT business community. Today, the NGLCC has over 135 corporate Supplier Diversity Partners who recognize the LGBTBE designation when making procurement decisions and ensuring diversity in their supply chains. Additionally, the SDI offers LGBT-owned Business Enterprises (LGBTBEs) a tool to connect and open doors with America's top corporations and each other. The SDI certifies and works to provide opportunities for LGBTBEs to gain exposure within corporate procurement processes.
About Anchor HR Solutions
Anchor is a premier provider of talent management solutions. The firm delivers services and solutions that help clients attract, engage, develop and retain their talent. Visit www.anchorhrsolutions.com for more information.
About the NGLCC
The NGLCC is the business advocate and direct link between LGBT business owners, corporations and government. The NGLCC was founded as the exclusive organization for certification of LGBT-owned businesses, and works to foster mutually beneficial opportunities for small businesses and corporate members. Visit www.nglcc.org for more information.
Jeffrey A. Wade
SOURCE Anchor HR Solutions, Inc.