DALLAS, TEXAS – April 18, 2012 – Greenz, salads for z’ adventurous, has added two important designations to its portfolio: national certification as a Women’s Owned Business by Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and approval by the Small Business Administration for the Franchise Registry. Both of these special recognitions are further examples of Greenz commitment to providing a strong fast-casual business platform for its existing and potential franchisees.
“I’m proud that Greenz has been acknowledged as a successful woman-owned small business and added to The Franchise Registry,” said Casie Caldwell, Greenz Franchise Systems Founder, President and CEO. “The increased visibility will support our company’s continued growth and opportunity. Additionally, by being listed in the Franchise Registry, potential franchisees will be expedited through the SBA loan process should they choose that means of funding.
WBENC’s national standard of is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.
The Franchise Registry provides lenders with private access to the SBA pre-approved agreements, addenda, and additional risk underwriting documentation on franchise systems to allow for fast and consistent loan decisions for franchise borrowers.
Founded in Dallas in 2004, Greenz has since grown to three locations in the area, receiving rave reviews for its culinary creations in the fresh salad segment. With more than 15 years experience as a marketer and entrepreneur, Caldwell has developed a unique menu featuring a variety of chef-inspired, mouth-watering salad creations that are typically found in fine dining restaurants. The menu also includes the freshest salad ingredients available, along with wraps, sandwiches, and soups.
Greenz creates unique, innovative salads using the freshest ingredients combined in the most distinctive ways to please everyone from the devout vegetarian to the diehard meat-eater. Greenz also serves sandwiches, soups and wraps. And for those with special diets, Greenz provides the info needed to make smart and delicious options! Locations: Addison at Prestonwood Place - SE Corner of Beltline & Montfort - 5290 Beltline Rd. Suite 103A, Addison, TX 75254; Uptown Dallas - 2808 McKinney Avenue, Suite 109, Dallas, TX 75204 and Equinox – Highland Park - 4023 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas, TX 75219.
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.
Autumn Rose Reo