Economic Inclusion

Minority Business Accelerator (MBA)

The Minority Business Accelerator is the flagship economic development initiative of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber focused on growing sizable minority firms. The MBA's mission is to accelerate the development of sizable minority business enterprises and strengthen and expand the regional minority entrepreneurial community. The MBA works with regional companies to increase their utilization of and spending with local minority owned businesses by helping them identify and connect with local minority suppliers who can meet specific needs for products and services. 


Crystal German, Vice President of Economic Inclusion
513.579.3144

Denise deSilva Litter, MBE Portfolio Manager
513.579.3158

Robert LaMothe, MBE Portfolio Manager
513.579.3170

Rodney Swope, Director, Minority Business Accelerator
513.579.3140

Valerie Kimble, Administrative Assistant
513.579.3156

For latest news and information regarding the initiative, feel free to visit  the site at REDICincinnati.com

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