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Rribbitz Creative announces national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise.
Founded in 2009, Company provides writing and creative services to global brands, regional advertising and digital agencies.
St. Louis Park, MN – (April 11, 2016) – Rribbitz Creative Communications LLC, a consulting company specializing in business copywriting and content strategy, has received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the WBDC is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.
By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations, and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.
Kim Opitz, President and Founder, describes certification as an advantage for the company as well as its clients. “It’s a great time to be a small business and an independent creative professional—and I’m excited to take this next step. With national certification as a woman-owned business, I can introduce myself to supplier diversity managers in companies across the country. And I can give those brands the option of working with an independent, nimble, professional writer for websites, marketing and content strategy—one with the certification to meet supplier diversity requirements.”
With nearly 25 years of advertising agency and independent experience, Kim Opitz is Rribbitz Creative Communications—a one-woman company specializing in copywriting and content creation for global brands. Kim spent 18 years in Minneapolis advertising agencies as a creative director and copywriter before launching Rribbitz in 2009. Since then, she’s built a portfolio of clients that include Honeywell, Medtronic, UnitedHealth Group, Room & Board, Pearson Education, Mall of America and Polaris. She also partners with regional advertising agencies to provide creative copywriting, brand development and social media content strategies for their clients. In 2016, Rribbitz Creative received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs. www.WBENC.org