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Coughlin Consulting Business Achievements

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MILWAUKEE — Coughlin Consulting, LLC today announced two recent achievements for its business and principal owner.

Certified LGBT Business Enterprise

Coughlin Consulting, LLC is proud to announce their recent certification as an LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) through the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Supplier Diversity Initiative. The NGLCC is the nation’s exclusive certifying body for LGBT owned and operated businesses.

With this official certification, the NGLCC, its organizational allies, and corporate partners now nationally recognize Coughlin Consulting as a diverse supplier. The firm joins the growing ranks of over 1,000 certified LGBTBEs.

Terri Coughlin, principal of Coughlin Consulting, accepted the induction as an LGBTBE® at the 2017 NGLCC International Business and Leadership Conference in early August in Las Vegas, NV.

Business Leader of the Year

The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce presented Terri Coughlin, principal of Coughlin Consulting, with their Business Leader of the Year award at the Chamber’s Anniversary Celebration and Business Showcase on September 27, 2017.

“This award is given to a hard-working and creative individual who has had a positive professional and personal impact on building a diverse business community in Wisconsin”, explained Jason Re, CEO/President of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, in presenting the award.

Re further commented that “Terri owns a certified LGBT Business Enterprise and has taken on a lead role in encouraging and supporting other businesses to get certified. Terri, throughout her career, has been active in LGBT issues in the community, including past service on the board of Cream City Foundation. Her positive attitude, energy, and all around enthusiasm makes her one of our favorite people to work with.”.

Coughlin Consulting LLC consults with organizations interested in Opening Pathways by Doing More with Less.  Coughlin Consulting works with time-challenged business owners and non-profit boards and staff to identify and address operational issues that are preventing the organization from growing, focusing on their core competencies and/or sustaining their business. Strengthening operational infrastructures, finding efficiencies and getting projects successfully managed and executed are services provided by Coughlin Consulting. More information can be found online at: www.coughlinconsult.com.

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is the business voice of the LGBT community and is the largest global not-for-profit advocacy organization specifically dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBT people.  NGLCC is the exclusive certification body for LGBT-owned businesses.  More information can be found online at: www.nglcc.org.

The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and LGBT-allied businesses, corporations and professionals throughout the state of Wisconsin. It offers networking opportunities, business development efforts within the LGBT community, and educational programming to its members. The organization has 500 members from around the state. In 2015, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce received the National Chamber of the Year Award from the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). More information can be found online at: www.wislgbtchamber.com.

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