Molly Roe, account and brand manager at SweetGrass, recently graduated from the Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Council (MPMSDC) Minority Business Enterprise University. This is the second cohort of this course, and the 12-week program was provided at no cost to certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) across Colorado, Kansas, Western Missouri, and Nebraska.
The program features online, interactive webinars taught by world-class faculty from the University of Nebraska. Topics for the second cohort included planning for growth, professional selling, managing money with metrics, customer relationship management, design thinking, and more.
Roe was featured as one of two keynote speakers and discussed the ways that the program benefited her professional development: “Not only did I gain valuable insights from the guest professors, I made meaningful connections with fellow classmates along the way,” Roe said. “I am excited to see what opportunities await all of us with the MBE program and I can’t wait to apply what we’ve learned in our future endeavors.”
Other graduates of the second cohort were:
Johnnie Craig – Integrity Communications Services
Isaac Opiyo – Direct Freight Logistics
Lindsay Salazar – Tigre Radio
Kelly West – MilesWest Group
Ravi Rajagopal – Venus Solutions, LLC
Seneca Harrison – Harrison Plumbing
Sean Baxter – Misfit Island, LLC
Dante West – Oppuous
Dr. Mary Gomez Chambers – Denver Medical Concierges
Kevin Taylor – Knovada
Ivan Drinks Jr. – Reality Technology
Ivan Drinks Sr. – Reality Technology
About the MPMSDC
The mission of the Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Council is to provide Corporate America and Government entities with greater access to the goods and services of Minority-owned business in order to develop lasting and mutually beneficial business relationships. As an affiliate regional council of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) serving Colorado, Kansas, Western Missouri, and Nebraska we provide a direct link between Corporate America and Asian, Black, Hispanic, and Native American owned businesses.