About the Business Center

The Tennessee MBDA Business Center is operated by The MMBC Continuum under the leadership of president and CEO, Jozelle Booker. The MBDA Business Center is a program funded by the Minority Business Development Agency under the U.S. Department of Commerce which is the only federal agency solely dedicated to the growth and global competitiveness of minority business enterprises.. The Tennessee Center is part of a national network of centers across the country that serve as a portal for access to local, national and federal procurement opportunities and supportive resources. (MBDA National Network Map).

Any Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) majority owned and operated by an African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, Native American, or Pacific Islander.

For more information and to learn about the becoming a client call the Tennessee MBDA Business Center today!

Contact us at TNMBDA@mmbc-memphis.org, call (901) 528-1432 or complete an Intake Form and an MBDA staff member will contact you to provide more information.

Tennessee MBDA Business Center Operator

Jozelle Booker

We are excited to announce the new Tennessee MBDA Business Center to serve minority-owned businesses across the state of Tennessee. Funded under the U. S. Department, our business center is part of the national network of MBDA Business Centers focused on the growth and sustainability of Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs). As the operator of the only economic development agency in Tennessee positioned to support the growth and development of minority firms, The MMBC Continuum will work in tandem with the MBDA Project Director and other strategic partners to deliver and provide proven programs, services, technical assistance and transformative resources.

The MMBC Continuum has successfully operated a MBDA Business Center since 2012 and worked with scalable MBEs to support the growth and operational efficiencies of their companies. After visiting the Tennessee MBDA Business Center site we hope that you will consider completing the intake form to learn more about the Center and the variety of assistance provided. We provide a layered service delivery approach to support the scale and capacity of MBEs to serve national and global corporate procurement needs.

If you are interested in tapping into programs and resources that will position your company for growth, along with strategies and business models that will help you move to new levels in your business then contact us today. We look forward to connecting with you soon.


Jozelle Booker
President and CEO
The MMBC Continuum