Collaborating with others to improve the economic well-being of communities
Ernest (Ernie) Mahaffey has encouraged entrepreneurship and community development during most of his professional career. He believes that a Community Entrepreneur is one who seeks to collaborate with others to improve the economic well-being of communities.
Most recently Ernie
- Business coach with Chicago Urban League’s Entrepreneurship Center
- Part of a task force at Executive Service Corps offering to help non-profit organizations to enhance revenue generating businesses – Social Enterprises
- Named Crain’s Chicago Business/AARP Illinois 50@50
- Co-founded the ASPEC Entrepreneurship and Community Development group in St. Petersburg FL
- Certified to do assessments using Eckerd College’s Entrepreneurial Mindset Profile
- Serves on the founding Board of the African American Heritage House at Chautauqua Institution
- Organizes daily conversations on key civic and business issues with diverse communities of experienced leaders
For a more information, please visit his Bio page.