Certifications and Codes

Vander Weele Group Certifications Include:


  • HUBZone – U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) – SBA
  • Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) – SBA
  • Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) – SBA
  • DUNS Number: 130389724 / 078736497
  • CAGE Code: 3J2X5

State and Local

  • Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) – City of Chicago
  • Female Business Enterprise (FBE) – State of Illinois
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) – Chicago Transit Authority
  • Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) – City of Rockford


Certified as a WBE by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)


The Vander Weele Group is licensed as a private investigative agency
in the State of Illinois. License Number: 117-001231 / 118-000306


  • 519190—All Other Information Services
  • 522390—Other Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
  • 523999—Miscellaneous Financial Investment Activities
  • 541199—All Other Legal Services
  • 541211—Offices of Certified Public Accountants
  • 541219—Other Accounting Services
  • 541419—Other Computer Related Services
  • 541611—Administrative Management & General Management Consulting Services
  • 541618—Other Management Consulting Services
  • 541690—Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
  • 541910—Marketing Research and Public Opinion Polling
  • 541990—All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • 561110—Office Administrative Services
  • 561210—Facilities Support Services
  • 561611—Investigation Services
  • 611430—Professional and Management Development Training
  • 611710—Educational Support Services
  • 922140—Correctional Institutions
  • 922190—Other Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities


Past and Present

  • Association of Inspectors General
  • American Society for Industrial Security
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Illinois Chamber of Commerce
  • International Trade Association of Greater Chicago
  • National Association of Corporate Directors
  • The Clinton Foundation
  • Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
  • Women Impacting Public Policy
  • Women’s President Organization
  • Count-Me-In for Women’s Economic Independence, Inc.
  • Athena Powerlink, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce