news_wbencMARIETTA, GA – March 16, 2009 – The Woman’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States, has certified that Sellier Design, Inc. is a Woman Business Enterprise (WBE).

Being certified as a WBE means that Sellier Design, Inc. has gone through a rigorous and stringent certification process to confirm the business is owned, managed, and controlled by a woman. WBENC certification is recognized and accepted by the majority of the major corporations across the U.S., many of which now seek out minority- and woman-owned companies. Sellier Design looks to use this certification to further expand their business ties with the corporate community.

Kriston Sellier founded Sellier Design, Inc. in 2000. What began as a one woman graphic design company has expanded into a thriving graphic design and website design firm employing seven people in the metro Atlanta area.

“We are pleased to be certified by WBENC, an organization we respect for their efforts to promote diversity in the marketplace. It is nice to know we have a strategic partner in furthering our business relationships. We look forward to a bright future with the WBENC certification,” said Kriston Sellier, Sellier Design’s President and Creative Director.

About Sellier Design, Inc.
Sellier Design, Inc. is an award-winning graphic and web design firm that specializes in developing conceptual brand identity based on sound strategic planning. Rooted in the creation of results-driven print and interactive advertising, promotion and branding for the food and beverage industry, Sellier Design has extended its expertise to businesses in all sectors. The Sellier Design team stands behind its “distinctive design that creates demand.” Sellier Design was incorporated in 2001. The firm is based in Marietta, Georgia and has seven employees.

About WBENC
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the nation’s leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America’s corporations. It also is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC works to foster diversity in the world of commerce with programs and policies designed to expand opportunities and eliminate barriers in the marketplace for women business owners. WBENC works with representatives of corporations to encourage the utilization and expansion of supplier/vendor diversity programs. The WBENC is headquartered in Washington, D.C. and can be reached by calling 202-872-5515 or visiting wbenc.org.