William Roberson Sr. The CEO of Shoreline Staffing. Shoreline is the only black owned staffing agency in West Michigan. As an entrepreneur William's motivation was to create opportunities for an underserved population that may not otherwise be any.
Michael Buxton is the CEO of Load A Spud USA potato Bar and a multitude of other businesses. Load A Spud is a locally owned and operated family restaurant. located in the Grand Rapids MI area. They've been serving the local community for over 5 years.
Mr. Smith tailored his law firm to focus on the various stages of business enterprise and the unique circumstances and needs of entrepreneurs. “By providing pristine legal representation and counseling, they're able to navigate their clients through the complexities of business formation, lawsuits, governmental compliance, owner’s rights, taxation, employee benefits, COVID-law, and daily operation.”
Ed Garner serves as the Regional Director of the West Michigan SBDC. He previously served as President/CEO of Muskegon Area First, a private, non-profit corporation serving all of Muskegon County. Garner is currently the Board President of the Urban League of Greater Muskegon and the Board Treasurer for the Muskegon Area Intermediate School District. During his career, Ed has been recognized for having the best Satellite SBTDC Center in 1999 and the Jaycees Distinguished Service Award in 1998.
Darius Mitchell is a highly sought after event planner/host. He brings his unique style, creativity and many years of experience creating/facilitating corporate engagements, social events, and public speaking. He believes in excellence and uses that belief to ensure he delivers above what is required. To this point, one of his favorite quotes is: “The Most Successful Event Is the One That Achieves Your Goals and Exceeds Your Expectations”