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About the Mobile Chamber

The Mobile Chamber is a private business organization with more than 1,700 members and the economic developer for the City of Mobile and Mobile County. The Mobile Chamber’s focus is to provide members with networking, marketing and professional development opportunities, expand jobs in the area, develop the local workforce, advocate legislative priorities and offer resources to help small businesses grow. Additional information is on the Chamber’s website, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

2022 T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined


The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Emerging Leaders program is back with some changes. T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined is as the name suggests: T.H.R.I.V.E. stands for train, hope, rise, innovate, venture, elevate. The new program is takes the concept from its predecessor and blends modern tools and techniques to expand upon the 6-month intensive training program that helps CEOs and Executives get unstuck and take their business to the next level.


Why you should apply for T.H.R.I.V.E.?


Brent McMahan, Senior Area Manager for the U.S. Small Business Administration, joined the Mobile Chamber to share a 15-minute presentation about updated Emerging Leaders program. Check out the video below to see what T.H.R.I.V.E. can do for you.



Who Is Eligible for SBA T.H.R.I.V.E.?


The T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined advanced training series is open to small business owners and executives that:

  • Have annual revenues of at least $250,000
  • Have been in business for at least three years
  • Have at least one employee, other than self
  • Can commit to completing the full program, including trainings, submitting assignments, participating during sessions, and reaching out for help
  • Are coachable, ready to be challenged and supported, and willing to put in the necessary work to accelerate growth
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The T.H.R.I.V.E. website offers more information about the program and the application. You can apply to the program directly online at https://sbathrive.com/application. We ask any participant who applies after seeing this article or one of our social media post, please mark Chamber of Commerce under the “how did you find out about this opportunity” section on the application.