Stephens Construction & Concrete Inc. Achieves Women-Owned Small Business Certification with Assistance of NCAIED AIPTAC
Stephens Construction & Concrete Inc., located in Luverne, Alabama, is proud to announce their recent certification as a Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
“After several months of waiting and resubmitting my application numerous times, I was so grateful to finally receive the certification,” said President Michelle Stephens. “Now I have more time to focus on bidding more projects with the WOSB set a side.”
Incorporated in 2003, Stephens Construction is a multi-discipline company with a focus on civil and heavy civil construction services.
Participation in the WOSB Federal Contracting Program makes a business eligible to compete for federal contracts set aside for the program. Participants are certified as small businesses that are at least 51 percent owned, controlled, and managed by women who are U.S. citizens.
President Michelle Stephens also holds the title of Corporate Relations Manager. In this capacity, she manages a marketing campaign designed to instill confidence in her company and build long-term relationships with clients.
This recently certified firm is a client of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s American Indian Procurement Technical Assistance Center (AIPTAC).
Stephens Construction is an Alabama Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, or DBE, certified by the state’s Department of Transportation. “The firm is well position as a civil construction services company to provide infrastructure and construction projects for the federal government or state in the future,” said AIPTAC Procurement Specialist Pierce.
“I am so thankful to have Miss Crystal Pierce lend a helping hand not only with this certification process but also with other issues that may arise with owning your own business,” said Michelle Stephens. “She is always willing to help in a professional and efficient manner.”
Michelle is a member and past council member of the Southeastern Muskoke Nation located in Pike County, Alabama.