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BGAP 2022 National Mentor & Education Program

May 3, 2022 @ 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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 2022 BGAP session will focus on capacity building concepts with a concentration on the human capital and talent management aspects of growth. This focus allows participating businesses to focus on scalability to meet the demands of larger corporations.

Business Growth Acceleration Program Agenda

  • Course Lectures: January 18 – May 3, 2022

            Ten lectures via Microsoft Teams
            Tuesdays  12:30 pm – 2:00 pm PST

  • Virtual Mentor Sessions

            Five scheduled meetings with a mentor

  • Final Presentation

            Program will culminate with a final virtual business presentation to mentors and an 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.

Thrivepoint Contact:  Dina Finta
Contact Number: 206-717-4224
E-Mail Address:
AT&T Contact:  Vanessa Sood
Contact Number: 510-387-2804
E-Mail Address:


All interested participants for the 2022 BGAP program are to submit a supplier profile at and send an email to with a capability statement and diversity certification by Friday, October 29th.

Apply Today

Thank You,
AT&T Supplier Diversity

*Participation in the Business Growth Acceleration Program does not guarantee or imply future AT&T Contracts


May 3, 2022
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
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AT&T Supplier Diversity
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