SAN RAFAEL, CALIF. – The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) has officially certified Two Chicks Jerky as an LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) through its Supplier Diversity Initiative. The NGLCC is the business voice of the LGBT community and serves as the nation’s exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned and operated businesses.
“We are so pleased to welcome Two Chicks Specialty Goods LLC to the ever-expanding network of NGLCC certified LGBT Business Enterprises and the hundreds of corporations and government agencies eager to put them to work,” said Justin Nelson, NGLCC co-founder and president, and Chance Mitchell, co-founder and chief executive officer. “According to NGLCC’s groundbreaking America’s LGBT Economy report, America’s estimated 1.4 million LGBT business owners, many of them NGLCC certified, add over $1.7 trillion to the GDP and create tens of thousands of new jobs. We are proud to count Two Chicks Specialty Goods LLC among those who prove every day that LGBT businesses are the future of the American economy.”
Two Chicks Jerky can now participate in the NGLCC’s supplier diversity programs with the Fortune 500 and government agencies nationwide. The business can work to foster business-to-business relationships with other Certified LGBTBE companies worldwide throughout the year, as well as at the NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference.
Two Chicks Jerky’s beef options are grass-fed and all flavors have no antibiotics, no hormones, no nitrates and are gluten-free. Every month the company donates a percentage of its online profits to the non-profit Looking Out Foundation.
“Us ladies at Two Chicks Jerky are thrilled to be certified and now a part of this broad, amazing network of support,” said Shannon Ronan, co-founder and co-owner of Two Chicks Jerky.