The fourth session of the Green Bay Packers Mentor-Protégé Program is underway with seven matched pairs of participants. The program matches established mentor companies that can provide technical, managerial, financial or other guidance to protégés seeking to improve their competitive standing.
The program's partnerships aim to foster business growth, economic development and job creation in Brown County and the surrounding area.
The seven partnerships for the fourth session are Tufco, Green Bay, and Custom Service Plastics, Lake Geneva; KI, Green Bay, and Cisci Distributing, Denmark; Genco, Green Bay, and POTEK ONE, Eagle; Score, Reedsville, and Rose Publications, Clintonville; Lindquist Machine, Green Bay, and Wieber Machine, Green Bay; Amerilux International, De Pere, and Machine Plus, Green Bay; and R.R. Donnelley, De Pere, and Donlon Enterprises, De Pere.
Additionally, the program will be recognizing the participants from the third session at an event, May 29, in the Lambeau Field Atrium.
Participants have demonstrated success in growing their businesses, including an increase in revenue and net profits, and number of clients. The participants also have increased the number of full- and part-time employees at an average of more than two per company.
The program is administered by AFF Research LLC (AFFR). AFFR has consulted in the field of supplier diversity for 13 years, and has worked on the Lambeau Field redevelopment project and is working on the current Lambeau Field Atrium renovation project. AFFR assists their clients in designing and implementing comprehensive supplier diversity program. They also provide guidance to entrepreneurs.
Questions about participating in the Packers Mentor-Protégé program should be directed to AFFR at 920-884-5006 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information on the Mentor-Protégé program can be found online at www.packers.com/community/mentor-protege.html.