Join the Ecosystem Building Team

RISE Collaborative is looking for people of diverse background and skillsets to fill multiple roles, from volunteer business mentors, guest speakers, and business pitch competition judges to workshop facilitators and community advocates. If you share our vision of building a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem where  small businesses and entrepreneurs can thrive, we invite you to join our ecosystem building team.

Be a Business Mentor

What you’ll do:

  • Advise small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs
  • Guide clients in developing business plans and business growth
  • Share business knowledge, experience, and practical “know-how”
  • Inspire business owners to achieve their ownership dreams


  • Broad experience as a business owner or as an upper-level business manager
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Be a Guest Speaker, Panelist, or Facilitator

We are always looking for guest speakers, panelists, and facilitators to join our team. Email to express interest.