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,” says 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 percent 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.

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