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Houston First teams up to serve Mentor Program

Houston • May 1, 2018

Houston First Corporation, the City of Houston, Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Houston Independent School District, Port Houston, and Houston Community College, teamed together for the Interagency Mentor Protégé Program (IMPP). IMPP exists to strengthen effective working relationships and fosters long term stability between established companies and local agencies with emerging historically underutilized businesses. The goals of IMPP is to enhance the business skills and broaden the base of historically underutilized businesses by providing the knowledge and experience of established firms. HFC joined the IMPP in 2017 and hosted the first of eight weeks of classes at the George R Brown Convention Center. Levy Restaurants, a returning mentor, sponsored the food for the first week.