Community Outreach

Community Outreach

How Silver Fox Advisors gives back.

Silver Fox Advisors use their business experience and knowledge and are dedicated to giving back to the Community by participating in a number of Community-focused programs. Here 
is a listing of some of these programs:

• Silver Fox Advisors have a long standing relationship with the Houston Better Business Bureau (BBB) and serve as judges for the BBB’s annual Awards for Excellence and Pinnacle Awards.

• Each year Rice University’s Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship holds its Rice Business Plan Competition in which teams made up of Graduate Students from Colleges and Universities around the world compete for prizes in excess of $1.2 million dollars. Silver Fox Advisors participate as judges in this event and are a proud sponsor of the Competition.

• Mentoring students enrolled in the University of Houston’s Entrepreneurship Program has been an ongoing outreach of Silver Fox Advisors for a number of years. In fact, a current Silver Fox Advisor-Associate Member is a graduate of this Entrepreneurship Program.

• Everyone deserves a second chance, which is why Silver Fox Advisors participate in the
Prison Entrepreneurship Program better known as PEP. Silver Fox Advisors serve as servant leaders on a mission to transform inmates and executives by unlocking human potential through entrepreneurial passion, education and mentoring.

• Silver Fox Advisors participate in the mentoring and judging of Houston Community College’s (HCC) Spring Branch Campus Business Plan Competition. Teams of advisors work with small business owners to craft their business models and plans for expansion.
Houston Community College offers the Goldman Sach’s 10,000 Small Businesses Program. Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a program for small businesses that links learning to action. Through the program, participants will gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing, and employee management that can immediately be put into action. In addition, they will receive the tools and professional support to develop a strategic and customized growth plan that will take their business to the next level.
Silver Fox Advisors partner with Houston Community College and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program to offer graduates from the Program the opportunity to participate in its CEO Roundtable Program.

• Silver Fox Advisors participate in the mentoring and judging of Houston Community College’s (HCC) Spring Branch Campus Business Plan Competition. Teams of advisors work with small business owners to craft their business models and plans for expansion.

• Silver Fox Advisors are members of numerous business, charitable, church, civic, community, service, and social organizations across Harris and the surrounding counties. In addition, many Silver Fox Advisors take leadership roles in the organizations that they are members of by serving in officer capacities and /or board positions. Their experiences in the business world are shared with these entities to help them become successful organizations.

• Many Silver Fox Advisors convey their knowledge and expertise by speaking at various events, service clubs, and business functions. These speaking engagements, for the most part, are done by the Silver Fox Advisor at no cost.

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