Elevate Minority Business Program

Elevate aims to increase capacity for minority-owned businesses by removing obstacles through entrepreneurial mentorship and business education, creating a solid foundation for success.

This is accomplished by equipping participants with strong business fundamentals to tackle obstacles to capacity growth and provides each participant with a 1-year commitment mentoring relationship with a Jandernoa Entrepreneurial Mentoring (opens in new window).

Please stay tuned for information on the 2024 program.

Program Outcomes

  • Mentorship: Each participant will be paired with an expert business mentor through the Jandernoa Entrepreneurial mentoring program for a 1-year commitment (June 2023-June 2024).
  • Capacity Building: Each participant will be exposed to subject matter experts and business best practices that will help owners in developing an action plan for their organization’s continued growth.
  • Relationship Building: A key advantage gained by Elevate participants is the actionable relationships that will be forged within the cohort-based program among minority-owned businesses, and other key community stakeholders.

Program Dates

Session Dates

Sessions are hosted on Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 


Chamber Member

$ 500


$ 700

Questions or Comments?

Please reach out to:

Jenny Waugh

Vice President of Economic Growth