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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 Amanda Bush
Leigh & O'Kane Principal
Mentee class of 2020
MENTOR Scott Hansen
Joined HEMP in
MENTEE Cameron Manuel
Reliable Caps, LLC President and General Manager
Mentee class of 2020
MENTOR Jim Huntington
Joined HEMP in 2012
MENTEE Jason Fechter
Eat to Evolve CEO
Mentee class of 2020
MENTOR Angela Hurt
Veracity Consulting, Inc.
Joined HEMP in 2017
MENTEE Melea McRae
Crux KC Founder & CEO
Mentee class of 2020
MENTOR J. Grant Burcham
Treeline Ventures
Joined HEMP in 1999

The Latest

Please join us with your significant other for an in-person social to mix and mingle while enjoying food and drink. Cherry Hall is a
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

25 years

Growing Kansas City


Increased Employee Count