Business Growth Acceleration Program (Apply by Oct 30)

Business Growth Acceleration Program (Apply by Oct 30)

AT&T 2020 National Mentor & Education Program: Apply by Friday, October 30th

AT&T Supplier Diversity proudly sponsors the Business Growth Acceleration Program (BGAP) , a diversity initiative to support diverse-owned businesses with their growth plan and capacity building execution.   This educational program mentors a select group of business leaders and engages them with experienced leaders for mentor sessions throughout the program.  The 2020 BGAP session will focus on capacity building concepts, allowing participating businesses to focus on scalability to meet the demands of larger corporations.

Business Growth Acceleration Program Agenda

  • Course Lectures: December 1, 2020  –  April 13, 2021

Ten lectures via WEBEX

Tuesdays  12:30 pm – 2:30 pm PST

  • Virtual Mentor Sessions

Five scheduled meetings with a mentor

  • Final Presentation

Program will culminate with a final business presentation to mentors and

AT&T Panel


Program Leaders, Instructors and Mentors:

The core BGAP™ Delivery team led by Program Developer and Director, Dina Finta, includes business growth and strategy experts Christy Taylor and Rob Lippincott, financial growth expert Sangita Patel, and other guest speakers who are selected to participate based on pertinent business trends.


For questions about the Business Growth Acceleration program, please contact Dina Finta, Program Director at ThrivePoint Programs via or contact phone 251-295-7302.


  • AT&T Contact Vanessa Sood
  • Contact Number: 510.387.2804
  • E-Mail Address:     


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All interested participants for the 2020-2021 BGAP program are to submit a supplier profile at and send an email to with a capability statement and diversity certification by Friday, October 30th.