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Empowering the Entrepreneurial Spirit

HEMP is dedicated to strengthening entrepreneurial leaders through excellence in mentoring.


Success Stories

Real entrepreneurs. Real businesses. Really winning.

MENTEE Julie Assel
Assel Grant Services President and CEO
Mentee class of 2020
MENTOR Kay Julian
Kay Julian Executive Coaching President
Joined HEMP in
MENTEE Melea McRae
Crux KC Founder & CEO
Mentee class of 2020
MENTOR J. Grant Burcham
Treeline Ventures
Joined HEMP in 1999
MENTEE Jeff Stoner
Ethos Medical Staffing CEO
Mentee class of 2020
MENTOR Gregg Givens
Fountain Point Advisory, LLC Principal
Joined HEMP in 2020
MENTEE Amanda Bush
Leigh & O'Kane Principal
Mentee class of 2020
MENTOR Scott Hansen
Joined HEMP in

The Latest

Come listen to Special Agent Kacie Laidacker and FBI Forensic Accountants, Brian Koechner and Randal Wolverton provide their expertise on
HEMPers Recognized as Small Business Superstars
Congratulations! 42 HEMPers and their companies have been recognized by The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce as Small Business

HEMP by the Numbers

$748 million

Economic Impact on Kansas City


Increased Revenue Growth

27 years

Growing Kansas City


Increased Employee Count