GEMZ founding members have very diverse careers that led them to create GEMZ their career experience has been in the marketing, business development and sales as well helping minorities and women in underprivileged communities secure employment start up businesses and nonprofits, as well as grant writing for real estate beautification projects with combined experience in these fields of over 35 years.
They have both lived in Charlotte for most of their lives so The Charlotte Community is near and dear to their heart.
Our Founders strongly believe that Social Entrepreneurship and Collaboration is the way to succeed, give back, Empower and impact communities.
The focus is to bring community awareness of the importance of minorities understanding that technology will guide society and businesses in the 21st century and how being prepared will help minorities and women compete competently in all business industries for equal employment and equal pay.
Our Team spends their time researching to find resources, information, funding and learning the newest and most effective ways to grow a business, succeed in your career while also being a difference maker and making impact in community. We have helped 100's of small business owners to "Whiteboard" and improve their marketing strategies to grow their client base, create products and services, and accelerate their profits.
They have facilitated marketing bilingual trainings for Building Contractors, local small businesses, entrepreneurs, as well as nonprofit organizations. GEMZ has facilitated several panel discussions in conjunction with Tech Talent South in the last several years to bring awareness of the major digital Tech divide here in our community as well.
They have also assisted several private investors in investing in underdeveloped communities in North Carolina, South Carolina and Washington, D.C. They hold an array of business knowledge and strategy for successful community development projects.