Redmond Consulting Earns State of Florida WBE Certification

Professional search firm Redmond Consulting announces that it has achieved WBE (Women's Business Enterprise) certification with the state of Florida. As a 100 percent woman-owned business, this new status demonstrates Redmond's commitment to supporting its public sector clients.

Having gone through the rigorous process to obtain certification, Redmond Consulting is poised to enhance the services offered to clients through the broadened scope of opportunities that being a WBE firm can bring.

"We are very excited to have earned our WBE certification. We look forward to supporting our clients even further by enhancing our teaming abilities," said Josie Summa, president of Redmond. Summa launched the company in 1999, after successfully initiating and growing a professional level placement division for a Tampa-based, Fortune 500 temp-to-hire staffing firm.

About state of Florida WBE certification: Under the Florida Department of Management Services, the Office of Supplier Diversity carries out the certification and re-certification processes for minority, woman, and/or service-disabled veteran small businesses. Each entity must be at least 51 percent owned, managed, and controlled by one of the applicable minority groups. The goal of certification is to increase the number of business enterprises in the state. Along with certification comes a host of resources available to enhance small business growth and development. To learn more about certification, go to: