Symphony Clinical Research® Earns WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise Distinction for Second Consecutive Year

VERNON HILLS, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Symphony Clinical Research®, a business specializing in in-home
and alternate-site clinical research trial visits, received national
re-certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s
Business Development Center-Chicago, a regional certifying partner of
the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

“Symphony is extremely proud to be WBENC-Certified and feels it confirms
our commitment to being a diverse supplier for customers,” stated Nicki
Norris, CEO at Symphony. “As a WBENC-Certified business, we know we are
among a distinguished group of companies and are honored to continue to
pave the way for women-owned businesses.”

WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the Women’s
Business Development Center-Chicago 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% owned,
operated and controlled by a woman or women.

By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations,
and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering
diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor
diversity programs.

About Symphony Clinical Research®

Symphony Clinical Research®, formerly known as Clinical Resource
Network, LLC (CRN), is the global service leader in providing in-home
and alternate-site clinical services to patients in all phases and
therapeutic areas of clinical trials. In-home services can be used in
all patient populations from neonatal through geriatrics. Since 2003,
Symphony’s has been bringing the clinical trial visit to patients’ homes
and alternate sites making it more convenient for patients across the
globe to participate in clinical trials. Symphony services have
significantly accelerated the pace of clinical trials by dramatically
improving patient recruitment, retention, compliance and site
productivity as well as increasing patient and investigator
satisfaction. Symphony has offices in Vernon Hills, Illinois and Gdansk,


The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest
third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the
United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies
and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an
integral part of their supplier diversity programs.


Symphony Clinical Research®
Trisha Rose, 224-533-8565
of Business Development