Mayor Michael B. Hancock Congratulates Citywide Mentor-Protégé Program Participants

Mayor Hancock congratulates the six Mentor-Protégé teams who recently participated in the city's pilot program.

The program, led by DEDO’s Division of Small Business Opportunity (DSBO) pairs MWBEs with larger, more established firms that can help the small business leaders develop the skills necessary in scaling their businesses to success, including winning contracting opportunities with the City and County of Denver.

Learn more about the Division of Small Business Opportunity at

The Citywide Mentor-Protégé Pilot Program was designed to encourage long-term business relationships between well-established prime contractors, MWBE firms, and city agencies. Through the program, mentors can enhance the business management and technical capabilities of the protégé; whereby increasing the potential of the protégé to be utilized on city contracts.
2020/2021 Mentor-Protégé Teams include:

- Hensel Phelps (mentor), Sky Blue Builders (protégé)
- Sky Blue Builders (mentor) and True Crew Insulation (protégé)
- ECI Site Management (mentor) and Ascend Landscaping (protégé)
- Triunity Inc. (mentor) and HG Consult (protégé)
- PCL Construction (mentor) and Four Star Drywall and Select Building Group (protégé)
- Swinerton (mentor) & Imperial Welding (protégé)

Learn more about the Mentor-Protégé Pilot Program at
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