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.
Minority Certifications

Amtrak
M/WBE
Website: www.amtrak.com

AT&T
MBE/WBE
Website: www.att.com

Broward Community College
W/MBE
Website: www.broward.edu/

Broward County
M/WBE- division of Equal Opportunity and Small Business
Website: www.broward.org/smallbusiness/welcome

Broward County School Board
MBE-
www.browardschools.com/schoolboard/

Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council
MBE
Website: www.carolinasmsdc.net

City of Greensboro, NC
WBE/Vendor

City of Hollywood, FL
M/WBE

City of Houston, TX
DBE
Website: www.houstontx.gov

City of Miami
Website: www.miamigov.com/cms/

City of Tampa
W/MBE Hispanic
Website: www.tampagov.net

Empire State Development
MBE
Website: www.empire.state.ny.us

Miami Department of Business Development
HBE ,WBE

Florida Minority Supplier Development Council
MBE
Website: http://fmsdc.org/1/

Florida Regional Minority Business Council
MBE
Website: www.frmbc.org

Florida Statewide and Inter-local
MBE
Website: www.osd.dms.state.fl.us

Florida Power and Light
MBE

Greater Orlando Aviation Authority
DBE

Hillsborough county Aviation Authority
DBE

Women's Business Enterprise National council
WBE
Website: www.wbenc.org
Website: www.womensbusiness.info