Houston, TX, October 11, 2022 – Network Cabling Services (NCS), a leader in structured cabling, security, and audiovisual installation and services, is pleased to announce it has received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC is the largest certifier of women-owned businesses in the U.S. and a leading advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs. WBENC certification validates that the company is 51 percent owned, controlled, operated, and managed by a woman.
Lori Veltri has served as the company’s president since 2007, and, along with her management team, has led the company through a period of continuous growth and development initiatives that meet the challenges of the industry’s ever-changing technology.
We are honored to receive this certification. While our consultative approach continues to solve customer technology challenges and allows us to grow every year, the DNA of our amazing staff keeps those loyal customers coming back year after year.
– Lori Veltri, President at NCS
This certification will open the doors to an endless network of support for NCS, including target business opportunities for certified women-owned companies, increased visibility in their market, development programs to spur growth and increase capacity, and networking and mentorship opportunities with thousands of women entrepreneurs who could support them.
For over 40 years, NCS has been a single-source technology solutions provider for next-generation applications. We work with some of the most prestigious universities, hospitals, and industrial leaders to install custom mobility, audiovisual, security, networking, and other smart building capabilities to drive forward their technology initiatives. NCS is certified and trained in over 100 different manufacturing lines.
Formerly known as State Office for Minority and Women Business Assistance (SOMWBA) when founded in 1997, the organization has since become the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and controlled by women in the United States—growing an expansive network with more than 13,000 certified WBEs, 14 national regional partner organizations, and over 300 corporate members. More than 1,000 corporations representing America’s most prestigious brands and many states, cities, and other entities accept WBENC certification. For more information, visit www.wbenc.org.