LaSonya Berry leads NMSDC's Emerging Young Entrepreneur (EYE) program. She has an eye for millennial business talent and future leaders who will drive economic growth.
Operating any business is challenging, but for minority millennial entrepreneurs, the challenges are particularly daunting because they continue to face numerous barriers that are slow coming down in areas like capital access, landing corporate contracts, and getting opportunities to grow capacity.
First things first, says LaSonya Berry. The next generation of diverse business owners need to master the processes for developing a financially strong and sustainable business, networking for business growth, and joining corporate supply chains.