Join us to hear from guest speakers, interact with distinguished panelists and enjoy a networking happy hour — an afternoon and evening for connecting with colleagues and an array of Burns & McDonnell leaders.
Burns & McDonnell
9450 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64114
Evergy and Burns & McDonnell have partnered with Ralph G. Moore & Associates to launch Accelerate, a business development program with nearly 40 small and diverse business partners. We’ll discuss how this program fosters mentorship, business development training and ultimately the innovation required to deliver safe, strong critical infrastructure projects.
Chicago Alderman Gilbert Villegas will share how small and diverse businesses can take advantage of opportunities from infrastructure funding programs.
City of Chicago
Member of President Biden’s Infrastructure Committee
SBA Regional Administrator Mindy Brissey will talk through how to connect small businesses with the resources needed to thrive and to give every aspiring entrepreneur an equal chance at success.
Region VII Administrator
U.S. Small Business Administration
Financial literacy plays a vital role in shaping your workplace. In this session, Maurice Gay and Whitney Morgan will outline the key components that will allow you to direct your company to success.
DBE/Civil Rights Program Manager