A Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) is a for profit enterprise, regardless of size, physically located in the United States or its trust territories, which is owned, operated and controlled by minority group members. “Minority group members” are U.S. citizens who are African-American, Hispanic American, Native American, Asia-Pacific American, and Asian-Indian American. “Ownership” by a minority group or individual means the business is at least 51% owned by such group or individual or, in the case of a publicly owned business, at least 51% of the stock is owned by one or more such individuals. Further, those minority group members or individual, control the management and daily business operations.
MBE Certification Application & Information (MBEs headquartered in Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia)