MEET OUR ENTREPRENEURS

Maria Adams-Lawton

Loan Recipient

After School

Kidz Zone LLC

Maria’s true passion is physical education and youth, with a background in education for more than 25 years. She established After School Kidz Zone LLC in 2006 and provides childcare, enrichment, and sport activities for primary and secondary school age children.

Loan Recipient

Williams Enterprise

& More LLC

Tonika Williams has a PTIN issued by the IRS and formal training in tax law and tax software. Williams Enterprise & More offers tax preparation services to individuals and businesses as well as business filing services in the Detroit area.

Consulting Client

Zepora Starks

Colorful Teez

Imagine That!

Zepora Starks is very involved in community social work in Detroit and founded Colorful Teez Imagine That! In 2016. Her business is a commercial printing company that provides standard as well as custom-made attire for large groups or gatherings.

Tonika Williams

Consulting Client

Raphael Wright is a serial entrepreneur interested in social entrepreneurship. He is starting Neighborhood Grocery, an upcoming small format fresh grocery store. It will be the first Black-owned grocery store in Detroit.

Raphael Wright

Urban Plug LLC