The Atlanta MBDA Centers to Appear on Seven Incomes Podcast

Donna M. Ennis, C.P.F.  and the Atlanta MBDA Advanced Manufacturing Center and Business Center Director, will appear on the Seven Incomes podcast to advocate for Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and discuss ways to launch a scalable, minority-owned small business and how to create jobs in underserved communities. 

The goal of the Seven Incomes podcast, launched by Gavin Ireland, CEO of Georgia Green Energy Services, is to interview prime contractors, business owners, organizational leaders, contractor officers, and executives to discuss the importance of expertise and niche, small businesses, diversity, innovation and the current and future state of the American economy.  

This podcast takes you on a behind-the-scenes look at wealth creation with the CEOs, thought leaders, and the movers and shakers in the MBE community. Gavin Ireland takes you on an in-depth and candid discussion about the successes and failures in business.

Donna Ennis will appear on the Seven Incomes podcast on October 30, 2020, to discuss opportunities available to small business owners in this day and age, and ways to optimize your pivot strategy while avoiding too much disruption.

“This is our opportunity to speak to a new audience. Many small businesses are searching for ways to enhance the retail shopping experience while competing with larger companies like eBay and Amazon during this day and age, said Donna Ennis. The Atlanta MBDA Centers are positioned to be a foundational resource for businesses searching to scale and compete with large businesses, Ennis added.”

Gavin Ireland, CEO of Georgia Green Energy Services, launched the Seven Incomes Podcast to highlight thriving small to large businesses and to create an inspirational and thought-provoking conversation that brings awareness to the MBE community.

The Georgia Green Energy Services are one of the MBE small businesses in the Atlanta MBDA Centers client network. The Atlanta MBDA Centers has provided this organization with the technical assistance and a vetted client network of MBE businesses that contribute to the impact and jobs created in the Atlanta community and surrounding areas.

To learn more about Georgia Green Energy Services and to follow the Seven Income Podcast Series, visit  .

About the Atlanta MBDA Centers
As part of a national network of 30 centers, the Atlanta MBDA Business and Advanced Manufacturing Centers help Minority Business Enterprises access capital, increase profitability, and scale their businesses. Funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce MBDA, the Atlanta MBDA Centers are part of Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive university-based program of business and industry assistance, technology commercialization, and economic development. To learn more, please visit

The Future of Business Virtual Series

Take part in The Future of Business Virtual Series with the US Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) – U.S. Department of Commerce on October 16 @2:00pm EDT.

The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) invites you to participate in The Future of Business Virtual Series with the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA).

Topics that will be discussed:
COVID-19 response initiatives
Entrepreneurial network expansion

Keynote Remarks by the National Director of MBDA, Mr. David Byrd
– Dana Hauanio, Director of Honolulu MBDA Business Center
– Maye Saephanh, Director of MBDA Export Center
– Tony Tang, Program Director of San Jose MBDA Business Center
– Donna Ennis, Project Director of Georgia Tech Innovation Hub
– Dr. Christine Galib, Senior Program Director of Rice University Innovation Hub

Special Guest Moderator: Marco Cuesta, Senior Advisor of MBDA

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