Ms. Jana
photo of Terrie Simmons

Open a Brick and Mortar in IL

Ms. Jana came to us because she wanted to take her DELICIOUS candy making to the next level. Since then, Ms. Jana became a certified MWBE, successfully grew her business and opened a brick and mortar Ms. Jana’s Candy shop in Aurora, IL!

https://msjanascandy.com/

Terrie Simmons

Terrie Simmons is an entrepreneur, civic leader, and the owner of Strategic Exceptions, a professional business consulting firm, innovative employee training and organizational development company focused on delivering exceptional service standards with quantitative results. Terrie is expertly experienced in non-profit management, leadership development and all phases of entrepreneurship How To’s. Terrie is also an adjunct professor teaching business courses at the graduate level.

2024 Clean Energy Summit

By Terrie Simmons | December 1, 2023

REGISTER AS A SPONSOR/PARTNER/VENDOR REGISTER AS AN ATTENDEE ONLY Presented by Illinois Minority Business Development Agency (IL MBDA) Business Center Clean Energy Business Summit 2024…

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Golf Outing: Business and Community Building

By Terrie Simmons | May 25, 2023

REGISTER AS A SPONSOR REGISTER AS AN ATTENDEE Join us for a day of giving back and networking at BUSINESS & COMMUNITY BUILDING GOLF-OUTING! Enjoy…

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Business Financial Essentials Workshop

By Terrie Simmons | April 26, 2023

Be ready for any business grant, loan, or contract opportunity that comes your way! Let’s get your business financial ducks in a row so your…

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