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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 John Kollhoff
Kollhoff Pharmacy Owner/Pharmacist
Mentee class of 2019
MENTOR Matthew Denney
StarRecruit LLC Owner-Sole Proprietor
Joined HEMP in 2019
MENTEE Karah Jones
Angel Competition Bikinis CEO
Mentee class of 2019
MENTOR Laura Lee Jones
LionShare, Inc.
Joined HEMP in 2006
MENTEE Stephanie Sage
Sage Restoration President/CEO
Mentee class of 2019
MENTOR Randall Powell
SPX Cooling Technologies President - Process Cooling
Joined HEMP in 2019
MENTEE Andrew Sexton
Todco Beverage, LLC Vice President
Mentee class of 2019
MENTOR Bruce Reed
Joined HEMP in 2019

The Latest

Remembering a Founding HEMP Mentor, Henry Bloch
A Kansas City legend and one of our founding Mentors has joined our HEMP Heavenly Heroes. Henry Bloch, co-founder of H&R Block,

HEMP by the Numbers

$748 million

Economic Impact on Kansas City


Increased Revenue Growth

25 years

Growing Kansas City


Increased Employee Count