Diversity and Certifications
Mercedes Electric Supply, Inc. has been a certified Woman/Minority Owned Business for over 25 years. Mercedes LaPorta, President is a member of the Woman’s Business Enterprise National Council, Woman President’s Organization and Zenith Group. These groups help woman business owners connect with large national and multi-national corporations. Being certified with WBENC and a member of WPO and Zenith has resulted in business with Burger King Corporation, Office Depot and MGM properties, with more to come.
Mercedes Electric Supply, Inc. is committed to doing business with other WBE’s whenever possible. Helping other woman owned businesses grow is something Mercedes LaPorta believes in and tries to instill upon her employees. Through WBENC, Mercedes is able to mentor other WBE’s locally. Nationally, her involvement in WBENC’s Ambassador’s program allows her to promote WBENC’s initiative to other corporations.
Mercedes Electric Supply, Inc.
Broward Community College
M/WBE- division of Equal Opportunity and Small Business
Broward County School Board
Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council
City of Greensboro, NC
City of Hollywood, FL
City of Houston, TX
City of Miami
City of Tampa
Empire State Development
Miami Department of Business Development
Florida Minority Supplier Development Council
Florida Regional Minority Business Council
Florida Statewide and Inter-local
Florida Power and Light
Greater Orlando Aviation Authority
Hillsborough county Aviation Authority
Women's Business Enterprise National council