The Greenville Chamber’s Minority Business Accelerator Program helps accelerate the development of high potential minority business enterprises (MBEs) to strengthen and expand the regional minority entrepreneurial community. Occasionally, we spotlight the participating companies and their success stories or other MBA news of interest.
Minority Business Accelerator (MBA) is a program of the Greenville Chamber which actively seeks to improve the capacity of minority owned firms by increasing recognition of the value of minority businesses as suppliers, strategic partners, and, ultimately, as effective engines for job growth, economic development and wealth creation. MBA prepares high potential minority-owned businesses for accelerated growth and expansion through business development services, mentoring, targeted training, access to large corporations for partnership opportunities and custom roadmap to sustainable growth. MBA helps MBEs overcome growth barriers creates access to new opportunities for ethnic diverse businesses, connecting them with the right resources and results-driven strategies to fuel their growth and build capacity.
- 1 of 6 Chambers in the country to offer a Minority Business Accelerator program
- Approximately $15.5 MIL in contracts awarded since inception
- Approximately 203 jobs created since inception
The Bridge Builder
Zach Brewster is the CEO of The Bridge Builder, a human resource consulting company founded in 2013. The Bridge Builder provides consulting and training services to help companies recruit and retain talent. To distance themselves from their competitors, The Bridge Builder has extensive experience in resolving "people problems". Some of the core capabilities of The Bridge Builder are conflict resolution training, direct placement services, the hiring process and onboarding. The Bridge Builder was founded with one primary focus, to help people get from Desire to Destiny. The firm specializes in Consulting, Cultivating Culture and Compelling Leaders. Zach’s experience is that people often have creative thoughts, corporate initiatives, growth plans, career ambitions and intangible gifts that find them motivated yet stagnated on what the next steps in their journey should be. The Bridge Builder works with companies, educational institutions, community organizations and individuals to develop a blueprint to bridge the gap between you and your goals.
Zach started his business to live out his purpose and focus on people realizing their full potential by giving attention to what he refers to as the 3 P’s. Those three P’s are processes, productivity, and profit.
Zach is also the author of How to Get to the Other Side: Principles to Pursue Your Potential. In 15 years, Zach’s business training's will be an industry standard as it relates to resolving people problems. To future entrepreneurs Zach’s advice is “Words without work have no worth!”