Russell Toone,  Federal Contact Consultant
University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services Center
605 Airways Blvd., Suite 109
Jackson, TN 38301

(731) 425-4777

Expertise:  Knows the key players who can help you and knows Federal Contracting:  GSA schedules, federal certifications - 8(a), HUBZone, Woman-Owned, Veterans and Disabled Veterans.

Eric S. Terrell, Senior Area Manager
U.S. Small Business Administration
Clark Tower  17th Floor Suite 1701
5100 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38137

(901) 494-6906

State of Tennessee Governor's Office of Business Diversity  State Certification

Tennessee Department of Transportation

-  Small Business Development Program

Parker Stewart, Executive Director

Veterans Business Outreach Center

Mississippi State University

60 Technology Blvd., Suite 105D        

Starkville, MS 39759

(662) 325-4990 

Florence Howard, Executive Director

Jackson Madison County African American Chamber

351 North Royal, Suite C

Jackson, TN 38301

(731) 424-2030


Rory T. Thomas, Executive Director

Small Business Development Center

Southwest Tennessee Community College

8800 East Shelby Drive, Ste. 112

Memphis, TN 38125

(901) 333-5085

Small Business Owners -- new and experienced - often need special help to grow their business.   The Jackson Madison County African American of Commerce ( / 731-424-2030) is pleased to help members and nonmembers.   On July 15, 2017, we hosted our first West Tennessee Business Showcase and Economic Development Conference.   The more we learn, the more we know that there are others willing to help you become successful.   One of our best members is the Tennessee District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration.   For free training, consultation and the kind of hands-on support you need to improve your business, contact any of these resources. Or call JMCAACC at (731) 424-2030 or  (901) 827-0836 with any questions..