Total Engagement Consulting: Upholding LGBTQ+ Diversity in the Workplace

May 5 | By Sarah Jester
Consulting firms across the nation offer a variety of important services to their clients. However, business owner Stan Kimer has found a significant way to stand out from the rest. Certified LGBTBE® Total Engagement Consulting by Kimer maintains a heavy focus on the importance of LGBTQ diversity.

Your Custom Catering & Events: Feeding Those in Need

May 5 | By Sarah Jester
The impact of COVID-19 on the catering and event industry cannot be overstated. Gatherings all across the world have been delayed or canceled for the months ahead, leaving many businesses scrambling. However, many have pivoted their business strategy to serve others in this time of need, like Certified LGBTBE® Your Custom Catering & Events. The Charlotte, NC-based catering and events firm has partnered with a local nonprofit to help give back to the community. 

Adjusting Your Anchors: Regaining Stability and Control in the Age of COVID-19: NGLCC’s Takeaways

May 5 | By Kaela Roeder
Brian Gorman, founder of TransformingLives.Coach, presented “Adjusting Your Anchors: Regaining Stability and Control in the Age of COVID-19” for the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce’s (NGLCC) Webinar Wednesday series.

Being a Consciously Inclusive Leader: NGLCC’s Takeaways

April 28 | By Kaela Roeder
Steve Yacovelli, known as the “Gay Leadership Dude,” offered his stellar leadership advice once again for the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Webinar Wednesday series on April 15, 2020.

Outlier Automation: Switching Gears to Produce Hand Sanitizer During Covid-19

April 23 | By Kaela Roeder
Certified LGBTBE® suppliers are changemakers in any context. Now, as the world faces down a pandemic, their drive and skill becomes more important and relevant than ever. Outlier Automaton LLC, which is in the process of obtaining its certification from NGLCC, is no exception. “Outlier Automation is an industrial automation integrator focused on software development for a variety of industries,” said co-founder Liz Brooks-Zak. 

The Cutting Edge Elite: Supplying Staffing & Hope When Needed Most

April 20 | By Sarah Jester
COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe, putting many small businesses on pause. However, some of these businesses have been able to repurpose their missions and resources to contribute to significant relief efforts. Headquartered in New York City, Certified LGBTBE® The Cutting Edge Elite, Inc. (CEE) is doing just that!

NGLCC Corporate Partnership Growth Accelerates in 2020, Demonstrating Leadership in a Crisis

April 17 | By Jason Vita
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce has continued to strengthen economic impact in light of the economic uncertainty spanning from the rise of COVID-19 around the globe by expanding on the number of corporations joining the chamber as corporate partners. The private sector has stepped up to the plate in light of the pandemic and has doubled down on supporting supplier diversity and D&I initiatives as business imperatives to stay strong together during this crisis. NGLCC has welcomed 11 new corporate partners in the first fiscal quarter of 2020.

Top 6 Leadership Competencies Every Leader Should Know and Grow: NGLCC’s Takeaways

April 16 | By Kaela Roeder
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Webinar Wednesday began on April 8 with Dr. Steve Yacovelli, known as the “Gay Leadership Dude” and owner of TopDog Learning Group, LLC. Yacovelli presented “The Top 6 Leadership Competencies Every Leader Should Know and Grow,” which taught LGBT business leaders how to be the best they can be inside and outside the office.