WPEO

AcronymDefinition
WPEOWomen Presidents' Educational Organization
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WBENC's national standard of certification implemented by the WPEO is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and a site inspection.
The WPEO is a regional partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the largest third-party certifier of woman-owned businesses.
"WPEO's Corporate Sponsors have supported the advancement of diversity in virtually every product and service industry by empowering WBEs like JRT Realty and inviting them to partake in the bid process," said Jodi Pulice, JRT's founder and president.
A regional partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), WPEO administers Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) certification for New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Washington, Maryland and Virginia and is committed to creating access to business opportunities for its members.
"The First Annual WPEO Celebrating Our Corporate Sponsors Reception was an occasion for members like myself to extend our gratitude to the Fortune 500 companies who are committed to advancing the concept of diversity in virtually every industry," explained Jodi Pulice, founder and president of JRT Realty, the nation's largest woman-owned commercial real estate services firm.
Henegan Construction Co., Inc., a New York-based leader in construction management and general contracting, has been granted Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) certification by Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) through its regional affiliate, the Women Presidents' Educational Organization (WPEO).
Organizations like the Women Presidents' Educational Council (WPEO) and the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), of which JRT Realty has been a member since its inception in 1997, have opened many doors for minority- and women-owned businesses nationwide.
The firm is certified as a M/WBE by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), Women Presidents' Educational Organization (WPEO) and National Minority Business Council (NMBC), New York City Department of Small Business and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
The firm has garnered additional certifications from the Women Presidents' Educational Organization (WPEO), National Minority Business Council (NMBC), New York City Department of Small Business and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.