Sterling Seacrest Pritchard (SSP), announced in a press release its partnership with Operation HOPE’s One Million Black Business Initiative (1MBB).
SSP, a risk management and insurance company, is headquartered in the Cumberland area of Cobb County.
As a contribution to the 1MBB project, the SSP will provide “black-owned businesses with access to risk management tools, educational resources and advisory support necessary to understand the insurance risks they face and how to manage them successfully ”.
“Partnering with Operation Hope on the 1MBB initiative is a great opportunity for us to serve the community we work and live in, support underserved black entrepreneurs in Atlanta, and further our DE&I goals,” said Dave Mathews , partner at SSP. “Our partners and associates are thrilled to have the opportunity to help program participants overcome their risk challenges and help them navigate what can be a confusing process.”
1MBB launched in February 2021 and is widely funded by Shopify, the second largest e-commerce platform in the world.
“Here at Operation HOPE, we know and understand the complexities of running and maintaining a successful business,” said Operation HOPE Founder and CEO John Hope Bryant. “That’s why we’ve partnered with organizations like Sterling Seacrest Pritchard to make sure the black business owners we serve have access to all the resources they need to be successful. We help create black businesses that will last and spark generational change. ”
About Operation Hope
Operation Hope was founded by John hope bryant in 1992.
According to the mission statement on the company’s website:
Our goal is ﬁ nancial dignity and inclusion. We give young people and adults the ﬁ nancial tools and education necessary to ensure a better future, supporting them in their personal aspirations and life challenges, and facilitating their journey to ﬁ nancial independence.
Since 1992, we’ve taken America from civil rights to “money rights” with the mission of making free enterprise and capitalism work for those under-served.