MentorMe: West Michigan

**MentorMe West Michigan Application Process Officially Closed**

Participant Focus – MBEs in West Michigan

We are excited to announce a new MentorMe program focusing on MBEs located in West Michigan!

MentorMe: West Michigan is an exciting program for certified MBEs based in West Michigan and from any industry to advance and develop their business through Senior Corporate Executive mentoring.  Through MentorMe: West Michigan, MBEs will have the opportunity to discuss and receive feedback on their business in addition to enhancing their leadership and communication skills.

In the program, high potential MBEs will be partnered with a team of Senior Leaders from West Michigan based corporations.  The MBE and the Mentor Team will assess the MBE’s business, evaluate real-time organization challenges/situations and discuss the future of the MBE’s business.

During the application process, MBEs will be asked to share current business challenges and three areas of interest so that the best and most appropriate Mentors can be selected and matched to their organization. The skill areas available for selection are:

    • Business Development
    • Communications
    • Finance
    • Human Resources
    • Information Technology
    • Marketing
    • Purchasing
    • Safety
    • Sales
    • Quality

All selected MentorMe: West Michigan MBEs will need to submit a business presentation prior to the MentorMe session. This presentation will allow the Mentors to research, understand and prepare for the Mentoring session.  MBEs will receive further instruction on this requirement once notified of their successful placement in the program.

MentorMe: West Michigan is an intimate and bespoke program with only a limited number of spaces available. If you think this program is for you and to ensure top consideration, please complete the online application below with as much information as possible and use specific examples to support your position. 

Corporate Sponsors

Ford Motor Company is proud to be the sponsor of Mentor Me: West Michigan.  For more information on Ford Motor Company, please visit:

Program Requirements

    • Business must be a certified MBE located in West Michigan
    • Applicant must be the Owner, CEO, President or a Key Decision Maker of the MBE
    • Applicant must be able to attend the face-to-face MentorMe: West Michigan session on June 1, 2017 located in West Michigan


  • April 1                                            MentorMe Applications Open
  • May 12                                           MentorMe Applications Close
  • Mid May                                         Successful Applicants Notified
  • Late May                                        MBE’s Submit Business Presentations
  • June 1                                             MentorMe Session


**MentorMe West Michigan Application Process Officially Closed**


Supporting Sponsor

The supporting sponsorship gives your company exposure at all major MMSDC events and more. Learn more

The Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) is a non-profit organization promoting the economic growth of minority-owned businesses. Learn More

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