LOS GATOS, Calif., Jan. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SPK and Associates LLC (http://www.spkaa.com) has received national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise by the Astra Women's Business Alliance, a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
"We are proud to count SPK and Associates as one of the 11,500 certified women business enterprises in the U.S." said Diane McClelland, President, Astra Women's Business Alliance. WBENC's national standard of certification provided by the Astra Women's Business Alliance Certification Committee is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and a site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women. According to WBENC, by including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.
"We are thrilled to receive this key certification by WBENC and we are honored to be a part of this great organization that promotes and fosters growth for women-owned businesses," said Christine McHale, co-founder and CEO of SPK and Associates.
About SPK and Associates:
SPK helps clients build connected, smart, next generation products by supplying information systems expertise in Engineering process and tools, DevOps and Cloud, and IoT Design and Operations. SPK is a technology solutions partner with deep industry knowledge in Medical Device, High Tech, and the Financial industries.
For over 20 years, SPK has helped clients worldwide design, build, and release hardware and software products better, faster and more cost effectively. SPK excels at improving time-to-market and product quality in regulated industries.
The Women's Business Enterprise National Council is the nation's largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the thousands of US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC's certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs. http://www.wbenc.org
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