Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Certifications

Getting certified as a women owned, minority or small disadvantaged business can significantly help your business gain access to government contracts. It helps by "leveling" the playing field to successfully compete and win. There are numerous government agencies at the local, state or federal level which certify companies like yours. Whether you are just starting or in a growth stage, you can benefit from these "set aside" programs designated to help small disadvantaged businesses.

Obtaining a WBE/DBE/MBE certification can be a complex and arduous process. Staub Anderson can help you navigate the WBE/DBE/MBE certification process by:

Useful resources for women's and minority businesses:

Here are some resources we have found that provide information which can be useful to you as the owner of a women's business enterprise or minority business enterprise:

Applications for certification for women's and minority businesses:

Illinois Department of Transportation - one of the five state agencies participating in the Illinois Unified Certification Program (IL UCP)

Cook County Illinois MBE/WBE/VBE Certification Process

City of Chicago MBE/WBE Certification Forms and Documents

WBENC Certification Application Process

For information on the services we offer to women-owned and minority-owned business, please call David Staub at (312) 345-0545.


Contact David Staub:

David K. Staub
Staub Anderson LLC
55 West Monroe Street
Suite 1925
Chicago, Illinois 60603

312.345.0545 phone
312.345.0544 fax