Awards, Certifications, and NAICS Codes

Awards and Nominations

  • 2018 Progressive Entrepreneur from Smart Business Magazine, Women Awards
  • 2017 Smart50, Smart Business Magazine
  • 2017 Quality Service Provider Award from GDIT
  • 2017 SBA – Small Business Person of the Year Award
  • 2016 Central Ohio Smart 50 Award recipient
  • 2016 Columbus Business First Fast 50 Award recipient
  • 2016 Columbus Business First Diversity in Business Award recipient

View a complete list of our Awards and Nominations.


  • 2016 CEO Merry Korn’s interview/podcast on The Successful Micropreneur
  • 2016 CEO Merry Korn’s story on Blue Ocean Strategy website
  • 2016 Pearl, along with Ohio Dominican University, mentioned in Columbus CEO article about Apprenticeship Program
  • 2016 Insurance Advocate article by CEO Merry Korn about hiring veterans
  • 2016 614 Magazine article about social enterprises in central Ohio includes mention of Pearl
  • 2016 Smart Business article by CEO Merry Korn on how reading Blue Ocean Strategy helped create a unique business model

View a complete list of our Recognitions.


  • Women’s Business Enterprise – WBENC
  • Women Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • HubZone Certification (Pending)

FAR 53.209-l(f) SF 1408 Accounting System

DUNS: 808469642


EIN: 01-0871223


NAICS Codes:

  • 512191            Tele production and Other Post Production Services
  • 524292            Third Party Administration of Insurance and Pension Funds
  • 541519            Other Computer Related Services
  • 541611            Administrative Management & General Management Consulting Services
  • 541612            HR Consulting Services 541618 Other Management Consulting Services
  • 541690            Other Scientific & Technical Consulting Services
  • 561311            Employment Placement Agencies
  • 561312            Executive Search Services
  • 561410            Document Preparation Services
  • 561421            Telephone Answering Services
  • 561422            Telemarketing Bureaus and Other Contact Centers
  • 561440            Collection Agencies
  • 561499            All Other Business Support Services
  • 611710            Educational Support Services
  • 621498            All Other Outpatient Care Centers
  • 621610            Home Health Care Services
  • 621999            All Other Miscellaneous Ambulatory Health Care Services
  • 623990            Other Residential Care Facilities
  • 624190            Other Individual and Family Services

IDIQ Schedules (sub)

  • ITES: Dept. of Defense
  • NQIIC (need to provide details)
  • HRS PLS: Dept. of Army
    • Small Team
    • Large Team
  • T4 NextGen: Dept of. Veterans Affairs

Recent News

NAWBO Columbus Leads Effort to Create First WBE Program for Ohio

On Thursday, December 13, 2018, the persistent efforts of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Columbus for the creation of a Women’s Enterprise Certification (WBE) paid off. House Bill 494 was passed by the Ohio Legislature and signed into law by Governor Kasich on December 19, 2018. The bill contains language that will […]

Merry Korn Testifies Supporting HB 492 Ohio Business Women's Certification

Merry Korn provided testimony today in support of Ohio House Bill 492, which would create the Ohio Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification program, before the Ohio House State and Local Government Committee chaired by Representative Marlene Anielski (R- Walton Hills). Korn testified that her firm, Pearl Interactive Network, regularly encounters challenges to accessing state government […]

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