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  • RISC Certified as LGBT Business Enterprise by NGLCC

    For Immediate Release

    June 16, 2020
    Washington, DC – Rhode Island Service Company (“RISC”) is proud to announce its recent certification as an LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) 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 RISC 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 NGLCC Co-Founder and President Justin Nelson and Co-Founder and CEO Chance Mitchell. "According to NGLCC's groundbreaking America's LGBT Economy report, America's estimated 1.4 million LGBT business owners, many of them NGLCC certified, odd over $1.7 trillion to the GDP and create tens of thousands of new jobs. We are proud to count RISC among those who prove every day that LGBT businesses are the future of the American economy."
    RISC is now eligible to participate in the NGLCC's corporate partners' supplier diversity programs, can take advantage of the vast educational opportunities promoted by the NGLCC, and can work to foster business to business relationships with other LGBTBEs worldwide throughout the year and especially at the NGLCC International Business a Leadership Conference.
    "We are very pleased to join the ranks of NGLCC members worldwide whose teams bring diversity and value to their business partners," said Todd Richard-Peckham, Principal and Managing Paralegal of RISC. "RISC is the only virtual paralegal service in the US currently certified by NGLCC as an LGBTBE and we are happy to build on the range of services provided by the LGBT community to the business community as a whole."

    About NGLCC
    The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is the business voice of the LGBT community and the exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned businesses. With more than 200 corporate partners, and 62 local, state, and international affiliate chambers, NGLCC is the largest LGBT business development and economic advocacy organization in the world.
    NGLCC Media Contact
    (202) 234-9181
    About Rhode Island Service Company (“RISC”)
    RISC provides virtual paralegal services to attorneys working in corporate legal departments and law firms. RISC specializes in supporting business and corporate legal transactions. RISC is not a law firm and is not staffed by attorneys. RISC does not provide legal advice to its clients. www.risc.legal
    RISC Contact
    Todd Richard-Peckham
    (401) 244-7005, ext. 1001

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