Westborough, MA – April 14, 2015 – The Training Associates (TTA), the largest provider of training talent and solutions, announced that the national certifying organization, Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), has renewed TTA’s women-owned designation for the seventh consecutive year.

In order to receive its WBENC certification, TTA underwent a comprehensive renewal process that included a review of the company’s financial and tax information, corporate by-laws, articles of incorporation and an on-site visit.

”We are pleased once again that the WBENC organization has certified TTA as a women-owned business,” said Maria Melfa, president and CEO of The Training Associates. “Our certification allows our clients to satisfy their diversity set-aside requirements while receiving the expert training talent and solutions they need.”



Founded in 1997, WBENC is the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, with more than 12,000 WBENC-Certified WBEs. WBENC certification is accepted by more than 1,000 corporations representing America’s most prestigious brands, in addition to many states, cities and other entities. Throughout the year, WBENC and its 14 Regional Partner Organizations provide opportunities for interactions between more than 650 member corporations, government agencies and thousands of certified WBEs at business building events and other forums. WBENC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks and accepts donations from corporations, foundations and individuals that support its mission and programs.

Founded in 1994, The Training Associates is the largest, most recognized provider of on-demand learning and development talent and solutions. TTA’s talent offerings feature over 25,000 L&D resources specializing in adult learning for all technologies and business/soft skills. Our services include our ability to undertake and manage projects of any size or scope related to the design, development and delivery of training.