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LCMQO Becomes California's First LGBT-Certified Aggregate Supplier

LCMQO Becomes California’s First LGBT-Certified Aggregate Supplier

Hinkley-based Lynx Cat Mountain Quarry Operations (LCMQO) has become the first aggregate supplier in the state to be certified Lesbian, Gay, Transgender and Bisexual Business Enterprises (LGBTBE) by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The certification is valid for three years and will let LCMQO help state agencies meet new LGBTBE goals in California. 

In addition, the company received certifications for Minority Business Enterprises and Woman Business Enterprises. LCMQO is now eligible to participate in supplier diversity programs for road builders, utility companies and transportation contractors as well as local government and state agencies.

“I am excited to receive these certifications, and just in time for Pride Month,” said LCMQO’s President, Gina Zatica. “LGBT women and minorities have historically struggled to break into this industry, and I am honored to be the first aggregate supplier to obtain CPUC’s LGBTBE certification.”


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About Mark Nieto

Mark comes to ConnectCRE with an extensive background as a business and news reporter in San Francisco radio, as well as 35 years as a traffic reporter on several stations including KGO, KNBR, KCBS and KFRC. As a business reporter, Mark covered the tech world in Silicon Valley where he became familiar with real estate transactions in the hot Bay Area marketplace. He attended San Jose State University with a BA in Radio and TV Broadcasting and currently resides in the Lake Tahoe area where he gets to frequently enjoy all of his favorite activities: Golfing, Fishing, Hiking and Skiing.

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