Using the Color Green to Move the Dial on DE&I w/ Jim Roberts of Jim Roberts Enterprises, LLC

Grand Rapids
Fri, Dec 11, 2020, 12:00 PM (EST)

About this event

Join us as we host Jim Roberts of Jim Roberts Enterprises, LLC for a Fireside Chat.


  • Date: Friday, Dec 11
  • Time: Noon EST
  • Price: FREE
  • Platform: Nope, not Zoom! Join us through the same event page you purchased your tickets from. Details and a link will be emailed to you!


Jim is a seasoned leader, mentor, entrepreneur, financial advisor, developer, board member, and community builder and is Corp! Magazine's 2018 "Michigan Most Valuable Entrepreneur".

Appointed to the State of Michigan Council for Labor and Economic Growth and serving two Governors, Jim also serves or has served on the Board of Directors for the Michigan Minority Supplier Diversity Council, the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum, the Lakeshore Excellence Foundation, and the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce... among so many others!


Join us as we learn about Jim's background, career, and outlook, as well as talk candidly about the DE&I ecosystem, challenges, opportunities, and how to continue to MOVE THE DIAL.

We'll also talk about:

  • Why is, what is, and what's the importance of the Michigan Minority Business Development Council
  • The most common questions he's being asked by entrepreneurs
  • What tips he has for other entrepreneurs as we enter the next stage of surviving the effects of the pandemic
  • Success stories he's been and is close to


Do the research, learn about Jim and his background, and come prepared with any questions you may have!



Friday, Dec 11
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EST)

Brought to you by

  • Corey Hart

    Corey Hart

    Startup Grind Grand Rapids

    Chapter Director

    See Bio
  • Maya Heibel

    Maya Heibel

    Startup Grind

    Startup & Venture Capital Intern

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