M3 Placement and Partnership Certified By the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

Posted on March 22, 2024

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M3 Placement and Partnership, a talent acquisition firm specializing in executive searches, direct placement, and high-volume recruiting, is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the WBEC Metro NY, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC Certification is the gold standard for women-owned business certification in the United States.  

“Growing M3 as a premier national talent acquisition and executive search firm has been a long-standing vision. With this highly recognized certification, we can support more businesses than ever, especially those seeking to work with diversified suppliers. As a partner focused on exceeding the needs of our clients, we are proud to now offer certifications at the national and state level,” says Mary Malone McCarthy, CEO and Founder of M3.  

The WBENC standard of certification implemented by the WBEC Metro NY 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, and that the business has appropriate structure and strategic business planning and implementation in place.  

By including women-owned businesses among their suppliers, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier diversity programs, which in turn empowers women as leaders and brings about a more diverse, balanced and sustainable economy. 

WBENC Certification combined with professional development and engagement in the WBENC network provides unsurpassed opportunities year-round, both virtually and in-person, for women-owned businesses to grow and expand their business and innovation through events, programming and connections with major corporations and other WBEs. 

To learn more about M3 Placement and Partnership please visit www.m3placement.com

About M3 Placement and Partnership  

M3 is a talent acquisition firm that has been in business for 12 years and is based in New York state, serving clients nationally. They are recognized at the national level as a WBENC Certified business and at the local level as a New York State Certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise. The firm offers executive search, direct placement, and recruitment process outsourcing services to clients in industries such as healthcare, professional services, renewable energy, nonprofits, and manufacturing.   

About WBENC:  
Founded in 1997, WBENC is the nation’s leader in women’s business development and the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, with more than 18,000 certified Women’s Business Enterprises, 14 national Regional Partner Organizations, and more than 500 Corporate Members, most of which are Fortune 500. Thousands of corporations representing America’s most prestigious brands, as well as many states, cities, and other entities, look for and accept WBENC Certification. Through the Women Owned initiative, WBENC also is a leader in supporting consumer-oriented female entrepreneurs and those who do business with them by raising awareness for why, where and how to buy Women Owned. For more information, visit www.wbenc.org and www.buywomenowned.com

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