The CARA Group Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

November 27, 2018 

Oak Brook, IL  —The CARA Group, Inc., an integrated human performance professional services firm, specializing in all aspects of change management, learning, and communications support, is proud to announce our national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC).The WBDC is a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

“We are excited to bring our clients and their procurement professionals more in-depth services to further their diversity objectives in the workplace. As an organization that is dependent upon talent in order to thrive, diversity is not only fundamental to our expression of integrity – it’s an imperative. We know the best work comes from diversity of thought, inclusive dialogue, breadth of perspective, and from nurturing an environment that makes that possible. CARA is proud to be certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise and appreciates the WBENC’s advocacy for women in business,” said President and CEO, Michelle Reid-Powell.

WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the WBDC is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and a site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.

By including women-owned businesses among their suppliers, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier diversity programs.

About The CARA Group, Inc.:

CARA helps employees adapt to changes, learn new skills and abilities, and align on expectations.  In short, CARA consulting solutions help people perform.  We are thought partners, strategists, designers, developers, technologists, trainers and technical writers, with deep expertise in the human side of business performance. Because the best way to develop the business is to develop the people who make it work.

To learn more about CARA, please contact Abby Splitt at 630.869.1953, or 866.401.2272, and online at

About WBENC:
Founded in 1997, WBENC is the nation’s leader in women’s business development and the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, with more than 13,000 certified Women’s Business Enterprises, 14 national Regional Partner Organizations, and over 300 Corporate Members. More than 1,000 corporations representing America’s most prestigious brands as well as many states, cities, and other entities accept WBENC Certification. For more information, visit