The AAEA proudly presents nationally recognized industry leaders that bring small business training, coaching, and marketing services right to your computer or mobile device. These professionals are dedicated to educating and equipping minority-owned businesses to build assets and operate more efficiently in order to compete effectively within the marketplace. These once-a-week Zoom workshops are FREE to participants and sponsored by the AAEA and its partners.
Parker Van Hart
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Opportunity is knocking, what are you waiting for? Taking that first leap can be terrifying. How do you know if it’s the right idea at the right time?
Parker Van Hart has launched companies in the Sales, Construction, and Restaurant industries. He now uses the knowledge gained over his long and varied career to guide others with a passion to follow their own entrepreneurial dreams. Van Hart's own Entrepreneurial Mindset has led to 30+ years of experience working in higher education, as a restaurateur, and creating and/or working for B2B and B2C sales organizations. He has grown small businesses, refined systems, and processes created strong brands, developed innovative marketing plans, and established customer-centric company cultures. On the Corporate Innovation side, he led the Customer Retention and Communications programs for the first digital cell phone company, PrimeCo PCS for the southeastern US in the early 1990s. Parker Van Hart currently leads the University of Florida's Gator Hatchery, a student business incubator, and lectures for both the Warrington College of Business and UF's Innovation Academy on Creativity and Innovation in Business.