News  /  05.05.2022

FOVNDRY Recertified To Provide Communications Services Throughout Mid-Atlantic To Public-Sector Organizations

FOVNDRY, an integrated communications agency specializing in public relations, marketing, and creative services, announces its recertification by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) as a minority business enterprise (MBE) and a disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE). The recertification empowers the woman-owned, small businesses (WOSB) to market their strategic communication services to the local and state agencies that are working to meet their small business goals.

“This state certification confirms FOVNDRY’s footprint across the Mid-Atlantic to serve any local or state public sector agency by a high quality, woman-owned marketing and public relations firm,” said CEO and founder Laura Van Eperen.

FOVNDRY has been recertified to provide the following marketing services under the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes:

  • 541430 – Graphic Design Services
  • 541613 – Marketing Consulting Services
  • 541810 – Advertising Agencies
  • 541820 – Public Relations Agencies
  • 541830 – Media Buying Agencies
  • 541840 – Media Representatives
  • 561920 – Convention and Trade Show Organizers

In addition to North Carolina, FOVNDRY is also a certified MBE/DBE and WOSB in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Delaware, and Pennsylvania.

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FOVNDRY (formerly Van Eperen) is an award-winning, fully integrated communications agency that has made its mark in the public and private sectors, plus a variety of membership-based associations since 2004. We craft custom solutions for multiple industries, including: Health & Science, Transportation, Real Estate, Education, Consumer Packaged Goods, and more. With offices in Rockville and Baltimore, our Maryland-based PR and marketing firm also fulfills the creative and branding needs of businesses and organizations in the DMV and beyond.

We’re a certified minority business enterprise (MBE)/disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Delaware, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. As well, FOVNDRY is a woman-owned small business (WOSB) that’s on the federal GSA AIMS schedule (GS07F0312T), and on a mission to help DoD and HHS agencies. Get to know us better in person, and connect with us daily via LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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