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WBENC Endorses LAC Group’s Continuing Commitment to Diversity and Excellence

Los Angeles, CA – March 3, 2011. Deb Schwarz, CEO of Los Angeles-based LAC Group, announced today that the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council—through its regional certifying partner, WBEC West—has again certified the global information management provider as a Women’s Business Enterprise committed to excellence and the expansion of diversity best practices.

This recognition is significant for corporations and government agencies: By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, these organizations demonstrate their own commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.

Said Schwarz, "The WBENC distinction is not easy to earn, and reaffirms to us—and importantly, to our clients—that our focus on excellence through opportunity is what continues to set us apart from so many other service providers in the information marketplace. For the second year in a row, we are proud to be officially recognized as a leader in this movement.”

WBENC (“Creating Opportunities, Recognizing Excellence”) is the nation’s largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the US. The organization’s painstaking certification process, designed to confirm a business is majority owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women, includes an in-depth business review and
site inspection.

Schwarz notes that, with the assistance of the WBENC, her firm’s commitment to the expansion of opportunity is perpetual: “Their training and tools, including executive level education programs, help us continue to meet and exceed our clients’ needs, year after year.” Visit for more information about the WBENC.

About LAC Group

LAC Group is a leading global provider of library, legal, information/research staffing, consulting, project and asset
management services, with clients in government/nonprofit, the Fortune 500, law, academia, biotechnology, and more. For additional information, visit or contact Erin Beekhuis at 323.302.9438 / [email protected].


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