How do I become a Protégé?
A business interested in being a protégé should submit an application and meet the following requirements:
- Be a Certified County-based small business or a Certified County-based Minority Business Enterprise
- Designate a senior-level officer as a company representative committed to a 24-month agreement with a Mentor
- Be willing to enter into a Team Agreement and Business Plan with Mentor in order to assess the most critical areas to concentrate on for success and to identify enhancement opportunities for growth and development
- Have a positive attitude and be receptive to information exchange with the assigned Mentor