The Green Bay Packers Mentor-Protégé Program will hold its next training camp session on Wednesday, May 27, at 8 a.m. at the Legends Club in the Lambeau Field Atrium.

This session’s topic will focus on strategies for business growth through innovative planning. Michael D. Troyer, president of Strategic Management Associates in Green Bay, will be speaking about transitioning a company from a startup to a small business. The event will allow for question and answer opportunities, as well as more time for networking and informal discussion.

Any area business interested in this topic and networking opportunity is invited to attend the training camp session. Packers Mentor-Protégé Program alumni and current participants, as well as those interested in applying for the program, are also encouraged to attend the session.   

The Packers partner with AFF Research, a supplier diversity consulting firm, in order to administer the Mentor-Protégé Program. The program holds training camps, networking opportunities and other events periodically to foster relationships between area companies and business professionals in order to spark economic development and job creation.

To register, please contact Evelina Kostova at or 920-884-5006 by Monday, May 25.

The Green Bay Packers Mentor-Protégé Program was established in 2011 to pair emerging minority- and woman-owned companies (protégés) with established, knowledgeable, and committed companies (mentors) that can provide exposure, appropriate training, resources and experience not readily available to the protégé companies. More information on the Packers Mentor-Protégé Program can be found online at