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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 Vicki Clayman
Partners N Promotion
Mentee class of 2015
MENTOR Deborah Young
Organizational and Leadership Consulting
Joined HEMP in 1997
MENTEE Will Buchanan
Mentee class of 2015
MENTOR Dan McDougal
Dredge America, Inc.
Joined HEMP in 2000
MENTEE Michelle Lingenfelser
MidWest Vascular Access
Mentee class of 2014
MENTOR Gordon Harton
Joined HEMP in 2013
MENTEE Dr. Mark Green
Kansas City Foot & Ankle
Mentee class of 2014
MENTOR R. Lee Harris
Cohen-Esrey Real Estate Services, LLC
Joined HEMP in 2005

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HEMP by the Numbers

$748 million

Economic Impact on Kansas City


Increased Revenue Growth

22 years

Growing Kansas City


Increased Employee Count