Woman Owned / Operated


MRK is proud to be apart of Cook County’s Minority and Women-Owned Business (M/WBE) Certification Program demonstrates the City’s continued commitment to the success of minority-and women-owned businesses by offering certification opportunities to MBE and WBE firms.

The Department of Procurement Services Certification and Compliance division certifies minority-and women-owned businesses  that:

  • have at least 51 percent ownership by a minority or woman
  • have at least 51 percent of their business controlled by a one or more minority groups or women

The Cook County certification is also accepted by other government agencies and some private agencies.


Approved certifications are valid for 3 years.