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Finalists Present to Judges – 2017 – HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition

April 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Finalists’ Presentations to Judges

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23-163557On Thursday, April 27, 2017 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition (BPC) Finalists can wait and practice for up to one hour prior at HCC Spring Branch in Conference Room #116.

  • The 2017 Judging Session is Done!  

  • Photos – 2017 Judging Session

  • Finalists will learn how they placed and seed money and in-kind prizes will be awarded on May 2, 2017 at the Trini-Mendenhall Community Center.


21-155246At each finalist team’s appointed time, the team is called into the Eagle Room (room 115) to present their Launch and Growth Business Plans to the Judges.  Each team’s BPC advisors can also attend.

Past Judging Sessions

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Thanks to our Judges for the 2017 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition:

  • Jack Barry III, retired CEO, author, consultant
  • Richard Tyler, Best Selling Author, Consultant, CEO, Richard Tyler International, Inc.
  • Jack Barry IV, Founder and CEO, ClientBridge, LLC
  • Sheila Kay Johnstone, Owner, Sheila Kay Johnstone, Inc.
  • Steve Harter, CEO, Notre Capital Ventures
  • Rob Saltiel, CEO, Atwood Oceanics
  • Shelaghmichael Brown, Board Member, BBVA Compass Bank

Congratulations to the 2017 Business Plan Competition Finalists

  • Accelerated Quality Solutions – Dana Bigler, Mercy Nthiga, Advisers Janet Miertschin and Earl Lambert
  • SpenDebt – Kiley Summers, Advisers Heather Bain and Frank Monachelli
  • Stem Cell Security – Lourdes Chacon Alberty, Doris Taylor and Luiz Sampaio, Advisers Charles Fenner and Jarrett Price
  • Summer Creek Dance Studio – Heather and Daniel Galloway, Advisers Sherry Barker, Jackie Smyre and John Hartman
  • Wanderlust Houston – Deidre Mathis, Advisers Carolyn Moore and Bill Herman

This Event is Closed to the Public.


April 27, 2017
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Houston Community College Spring Branch – Eagle Room
1010 W Sam Houston Pkwy N
Houston, TX 77043 United States
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