If you are seeking information on Certified Minority and Women Business Enterprises (MWBE) contractors, suppliers or consultants, refer to the links below. You will find a list of certified contractors as well as links to agencies from which we accept MWBE certification. These may be helpful in finding names, contact and other information for minority and women businesses able to provide products and services to fulfill your MWBE utilization goal on contract bids submitted to MSD.
Certified Contractors--Construction, by NAICS Code
Certified Contractors--Non-Construction, by NAICS Code
City of St. Louis Directory of Certified Businesses
Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
METRO (Formerly Bi-State Transit)
Missouri Department of Transportation
Missouri Office of Equal Opportunity
Missouri Department of Administration Minority/Women Business Enterprise Program
In addition, we also accept MWBE certification from:
St. Louis Minority Business Council (SLMBC) – The SLMBC is one of 64 national Minority Business Councils affiliated with the National Minority Supplier Development Council, headquartered in New York City. Access to their national list of minority businesses requires membership in one of their affiliate councils, located across the United States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) – This nationally recognized, private certification agency certifies women businesses, exclusively. Access to their national list of women owned businesses requires membership in their organization.
Other state governmental MWBE certifying entities – On a case-by-case basis we will accept MWBE certification from other state agencies, provided their certification process meets our standards.
Effective July 1, 2013 MSD will no longer accept certification from agencies that only certify DBEs.
If you have questions about MWBE certification guidelines at MSD, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.