SCMBA On The Move: May 2024

SCMBA On The Move: May 2024

Dive into the newest edition of “SCMBA On The Move” to see what we’ve been up to. This month, we’re thrilled to present interviews with Donnell Sneed, owner of Grotto Hall Rental, Rashaud Polk, owner of The Project Warehouse, and our very own...
Hackenberg Reality Group

Hackenberg Reality Group

Melissa Hackenberg has carved an impressive niche for herself in the real estate landscape. With her licensure dating back to 2005 and her subsequent establishment of a brokerage in 2014, Melissa has cemented her position as a leading figure in the industry. Melissa...
Sweet Lemon Creations

Sweet Lemon Creations

Robin Lemon is the owner of Sweet Lemon Creations, specializing in the flavors of Southern tradition. In a recent interview, Robin shared her journey as a woman entrepreneur and the story behind her delicious treats. Robin’s passion for baking traces back to her...
SCMBA On The Move: March 2024

SCMBA On The Move: March 2024

It is time for the March 2024 Newsletter! This edition is dedicated to Women’s History Month, spotlighting four remarkable women-owned businesses. This month, we’re proud to showcase Jadaah Floyd/Build a Bomb Basket and Starlett Isles-Burns as our Member...
Chosen 1 Consulting

Chosen 1 Consulting

Kiona Stevens, the SCMBA Recruiter of the Year for 2023, is an entrepreneur with a story that traces back to her middle school days. Growing up in Canton and graduating from McKinley High School, Kiona’s entrepreneurial spirit surfaced early. She reminisced...
International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

March 8 is designated as International Women’s Day. Today, we at the Stark County Minority Business Association (SCMBA) and Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) are taking a moment to celebrate the remarkable achievements of women in business. Within our...
BenSafe Fire Safety

BenSafe Fire Safety

Richard Bennett, the owner of BenSafe Fire Safety and Consulting, stands out as a dedicated entrepreneur and a community leader in Stark County. In 2023, Bennett earned the title of Stark County Minority Business Association (SCMBA) Member of the Year, recognizing his...
2023-2024 ERA Program Cohort Announced

2023-2024 ERA Program Cohort Announced

SCMBA is proud to announce the lineup for its 2023-2024 Expanding Resources for All (ERA) program cohort. ERA is in its third year and has helped to enhance over 60 minority businesses. This initiative aims to foster the growth of minority, women, and veteran-friendly...
SCMBA On The Move: January 2024 Newsletter

SCMBA On The Move: January 2024 Newsletter

Our first newsletter of 2024 features exclusive interviews with Richard Bennett from BenSafe Fire and Consulting, Kiona Stevens from Chosen 1 Consulting, and Will Dent from ABCD, Inc. But that’s not all! We’ve also highlighted upcoming events, ways we can...
SCMBA Featured on 43 Focus with Harry Boomer

SCMBA Featured on 43 Focus with Harry Boomer

Our CEO, Leonard Stevens, and Director of Business Development and Growth, Skyler Parks, had the pleasure of engaging in a conversation with Harry Boomer of Cleveland 19 News! We extend our gratitude to Harry for taking the time to talk with us and assist in spreading...