REVIEWS

Jamhal Johnson, Owner of Moor's Beer

Jamhal is a graduate of the G2M (Go to Market) program. He is the owner of Moor’s Beer and his product is in over 275 locations throughout Chicago. Moor’s Beer pays homage to the rich untold history of African ancestry and the “Original Craftsmen” that made it happen. Here’s what he had to say about his experience in the program:

“The GFA experience was very gratifying. What I learned during our work sessions and assignments I applied immediately to my business. Most of all, I enjoyed connecting with the other entrepreneurs and mentors in the program."

Jean Tsai, Founder of Pop Karma

In 2013, Jean opened Pop Karma in New York City, serving organic popcorn with balanced seasonings to the community. In 2018, Jean closed the popcorn shop to build a wholesale business in Chicago and began expanding into new markets by 2021.

Jean is a recent graduate of our 2022 A4G (Accelerate for Growth) cohort program. Today, her popcorn can be found in specialty markets all around Chicago and online.

Play the video and hear what she had to say about her experience in the program.

Abbey Cannon, Co-Owner of That Rub LLC

Abbey is the co-founder of That Rub LLC, alongside her husband Tony Cannon. Together, they've created 7 seasoning blends, each with different flavor palettes. All of their products are gluten-free, vegan, and have no added preservatives.

That Rub LLC is proudly black and woman-owned, and are commitment to their customers and community, while embracing a circular economy based on transparency.

Abbey is a recent graduate of our 2022 A4G (Accelerate for Growth) cohort program . Play the video and hear what she had to say about her experience.