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Memphis, TN – September 2, 2014:  Power & Telephone Supply Co. (Power & Tel) has received certification as a Women Business Enterprise from the Supplier Clearinghouse, formed by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).

“We are honored to represent the Supplier Clearinghouse as one of their certified woman business enterprises,” said Jackie Thomas CFO of Power & Tel.   “Their in-depth certification process ensured that we demonstrated with clear and convincing evidence that women unconditionally own 51% of our company and are responsible for the day-to-day as well as major decisions on matters of management, policy, and operations.  By obtaining this certification, we can effectively meet 100% of our customer base’s diversity requirements.”

“We are pleased to receive this important certification by the Supplier Clearinghouse and proud to be part of a program that is committed to fostering diversity and the development of woman-owned businesses,” said Jennifer Pentecost Sims, CEO of Power & Tel.

Power & Tel also holds Woman-Owned Business certifications from the MMBC ( and the North Carolina Department of Administration Office for Historically Underutilized Businesses (  To view this listing, please go to: State of North Carolina Vendor Link System.

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