In 2002, co-founders Justin Nelson and Chance Mitchell realized the impact economics could have on the LGBT equality movement.

NGLCC team members are actively engaged in serving the LGBT business community. Learn more about the team members' backgrounds and interests.

The NGLCC Board of Directors brings a variety of global business experience, leadership, and dedication to the LGBT business community.

Eleven companies are founding corporate partners of NGLCC and continuing advocates for LGBT diversity and inclusion.

NGLCC's corporate partners have exhibited extraordinary support of the LGBT business community through their work with the NGLCC and support of our programs, initiatives, and events

Join us to work in an entrepreneurial atmosphere with creative people who want to bring about social change through economic equality.

Recent News

April 14
by Teddy Nykiel   This article originally appeared on Nerdwallet.com and shared with permission of the author   OutSmart Office Solutions’ co-owners are gay and lesbian, and they want their customers to know it.   George Pieper and Dawn Ackerman’s business is certified by the National Gay and...
June 17
WASHINGTON, D.C.—June 16, 2014—The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, which represents thousands of local LGBT business owners across the country, sees President Obama’s historic decision that will ban LGBT discrimination by federal contractors as a major step in the right direction....
February 10
Last Thursday, the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) entered a historic and strategic partnership intended to strengthen and support the LGBT business community.   SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet and NGLCC co-founder and...