Schenectady, NY – Second Nature Counseling is proud to announce their recent certification as an LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Supplier Diversity Initiative. The NGLCC is the business voice of the LGBT community and serves as the nation’s exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned and operated businesses.
“We are so pleased to welcome Second Nature Counseling to the ever-expanding network of NGLCC certified LGBT Business Enterprises and the hundreds of corporations and government agencies eager to put them to work,” said NGLCC Co-Founder and President Justin Nelson and Co-Founder and CEO Chance Mitchell. “According to NGLCC’s groundbreaking America’s LGBT Economy report, America’s estimated 1.4 million LGBT business owners, many of them NGLCC certified, add over $1.7 trillion to the GDP and create tens of thousands of new jobs. We are proud to count Second Nature Counseling among those who prove every day that LGBT businesses are the future of the American economy.”
Second Nature Counseling is now eligible to participate in the NGLCC’s corporate partners’ supplier diversity programs, can take advantage of the vast educational opportunities promoted by the NGLCC, and can work to foster business to business relationships with other LGBTBEs. This certification aligns with Second Nature Counseling’s mission to foster LGBTQ+ awareness and affirmation in the region.
“As a Certified LGBT Business Enterprise, Second Nature Counseling can continue its mission as a LGBTQ+ affirming organization and contribute to the future economic growth of the Capital Region, New York, and the Nation,” said Second Nature Counseling President & CEO Steven DiMarzo. “With this certification, Second Nature Counseling can access benefits and resources that will support our growth as an inclusive and diversity affirming organization.”
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is the business voice of the LGBT community and the exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned businesses. With more than 200 corporate partners, and 62 local, state, and international affiliate chambers, NGLCC is the largest LGBT business development and economic advocacy organization in the world. www.nglcc.org
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About Second Nature Counseling
Second Nature Counseling is a local, community focused mental health counseling practice that provides counseling services to children, teenagers, adults, and their families in the Capital Region of New York. Promoting and fostering an affirming and inclusive community, Second Nature Counseling utilizes a person-centered wellness approach to their services and recognizes the diversity and uniqueness of each, individual person with whom they work. www.secondnaturecounseling.com
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Steven DiMarzo, President & CEO, email@example.com
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