MV Transportation, Inc. Partners with Houston METRO on Mentor Program
September 27, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsHOUSTON (September 27, 2012) – MV Transportation, Inc. is proud to announce its partnership with Houston METRO on the Interagency Protégés to Success Program (IGPS). The program is a joint venture by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, City of Houston, Houston Independent School District and the Port of Houston Authority and exists to foster as well as strengthen effective, long-term relationships between leaders of established companies and local small business enterprises (SBEs), minority owned and women owned businesses.
"The goals of the IGPS Program are to enhance the business skills and broaden the reach of SBEs by providing the knowledge and experience of established firms" said Tiko Reynolds-Hausman, Compliance and Program Advisor Manager for the Office of Small Business.
MV will lend its leadership team's expertise as part of a series on a variety of subjects including; sustaining small businesses, legal matters, navigating the tax code, accounts payable and the procurement process.
Carter Pate, CEO will kick off the series as a mentor on entrepreneurship and business innovation. "MV is honored to have been chosen to participate in the IGPS program. Our team hopes to bring valuable insights to entrepreneurs to help grow small businesses in the greater Houston area" said Carter Pate, CEO of MV Transportation, Inc.
The program begins in January 2013 and mentors and protégés are selected based on criteria set forth in the program guidelines. For more information or to apply, please visit http://www.hisdtracker.com/igps/.
About MV Transportation, Inc.
Based in Dallas, MV Transportation, Inc. is a private provider of paratransit and fixed route services and the largest privately-owned passenger transportation contracting firm based in the United States. The company employs more than 16,000 dedicated transit professionals and operates more than 200 paratransit, fixed-route, shuttle and Medicaid contracts around the world.
Lauren Davis, Public Relations, MV Transportation, Inc.