on the RSIS Website. One such partnership, a joint venture named Energy Enterprise Solutions L.L.C., transformed 1 Source Consulting Inc. (RSIS’s partner company) into a BE 100S company. This was, in part, thanks to Hunt’s mentorship.
What many of the entrepreneurs like Hunt, Mays, and Carter have done is develop their own supplier programs in which they have contracted–and, in some cases, financed–a number of minority vendors. In fact, one proposal on the table was that each BE 100S CEO adopt entrepreneurs as their prot├ęg├ęs or bring at least one business owner as their guest to such events as the annual Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference. BE