The Resource Network! Will provide you with information to help launch your business and grow your business. Tune in every Saturday from 11am to 11:30am on WCVG 1320 AM The Voice, to learn more about the business resources in your area. The Resource Network! Helping you to scale!

Interested in being a guest? Contact Deborah Davis, Host of The Resource Network and the Director of the Minority Business Assistance Center at AACC.

Phone: 513-751-9900

The Resource Network – Listen Now!

9-7-2019 Air Date

Overview of the Minority Business Assistance Center services offered to business owners and the challenges businesses encounter.

9-14-2019 Air Date

Overview of the African American Chamber services offered to business owners and why those services are important for minority business owners.

9-21-2019 Air Date

Overview of the U.S. Small Business Administration services offered to businesses across the country as well as contracting opportunities and disaster relief for business owners.

9-28-2019 Air Date

Overview of the Hamilton County Development Center and how HCDC assists businesses in leveling up as well as an overview of the company Go2Girl which helps companies navigate the certification process.

Special Guests: Pat Longo, President of HCDCs Business Center and Vanessa Pennoyer, President & CEO of Go2Girl!

10-5-2019 Air Date

Overview of the services the City of Cincinnati offers business owners and how to get contracts with the City.

Special Guest: Markiea Carter, Director of the Department of Economic Inclusion with the City of Cincinnati

10-12-2019 Air Date

Overview of the  the Small Business Development Center (SBDC)  and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council and Women’s Business Enterprise Council Ohio River Valley.

Special Guests: Charlotte Harris, Director of the Greater Cincinnati Hamilton County Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Sheila Mixon, Executive Director – Women’s Business Enterprise Ohio River Valley & Senior Vice President Business Development & Entrepreneurship with the Urban League of Cincinnati.

10-19-2019 Air Date

Overview of SCORE and the Queen City Mobile Food Truck Association.

Special Guests: Mary Jane Good, Outreach Chairman for SCORE and Tony Lange, President and Founder for Queen City Food Truck Association.

10-26-2019 Air Date

Overview of the Procurement Technical Assistant Center (PTAC).

Special Guest: Richard Delisio, Ohio University Director of the Procurement Technical Assistant Center.

11-2-2019 Air Date

Overview of the Ohio Department Administrative Services Equal Opportunity Division.

Special Guest: Eric M. Seabrook, Deputy Director and State EEO Coordinator

11-16-2019 Air Date

Joshua Reid, Founder & President of Inphlu an automated social media app. Shares his story and why he created Inphlu.

Special Guest: Joshua Reid, Founder & President of Inphlu

12-7-2019 Air Date

Overview of the Cincinnati Economic & Community Development Institute (ECDI) services offered. Discussed their loan programs for small business, veterans and construction; educational programming and their Women’s Business Center.

Special Guest: Ella Frye, Cincinnati ECDI Director

12-21-2019 Air Date

A personal conversation with founder, chemist and entrepreneur – Carmella Marie Williams. Carmella turned her passion of helping women realize their true self into a business by hosting “Let’s Talk Hair” Sessions and eventually creating Carmella Marie, a full natural hair care line offering 14 products. Listen as Carmella shares her secrets to starting a consumer-packaged goods company. .

Special Guest: Carmella Marie Williams, Founder, Chemist and Entrepreneur

1-8-2020 Air Date

Overview: The Resource Network! talks with attorney Tracy Vroom on human resource strategies and legal compliance for small businesses.

Special Guest: Tracy Vroom, President & CEO of Tracy Vroom Consulting shares her insight on workplace culture, diversity & inclusion and explains the concept of “covering” and how it can negatively impact the workplace. Tracy Vroom Consulting is a Cincinnati-based lean, professional, and customer-oriented company that provides thorough, neutral, and timely investigations to public and private sector clients. Vroom is driven by her mission to improve workplace culture so that people can develop their talents and interests in positive work environments.

Main Office

2303 Gilbert Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45206
Phone: 513.751.9900
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Satellite Office

1862 Shyville Road
Piketon, OH 45661
Phone: 740-993-9738
Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00AM – 2:00PM

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