Iris Simmons – Venture Leadership

“The Venture Leadership program is a tool that provides knowledge, access to resources and a priceless opportunity to connect to other like minded professionals and entrepreneurs. If you put in the time and work, you will find this to be an amazing investment in YOU that will guarantee a return”.

Iris Simmons ~ Owner, The Genesi Group and 2017 Venture Leadership Graduate

Venture Leadership

The Venture Leadership program is constructed to develop leaders in various sized ventures. Sessions focus on elements of innovation, customer development, leadership and growth in enterprises.

Each session consists of hands-on exercises and/or case studies, guest speakers, and entrepreneurial education.

Our goals are to educate participants on leading with an entrepreneurial spirit & growing innovative thinking in Northeast Florida enterprises.


Topics Included

  • Personal Drive and Leadership
  • Motivating People as a Leader
  • Leading Customer Development
  • Create a Winning Culture as a Leader
  • Knowing Yourself as a Leader

Ideal participants are women business owners, corporate women and emerging leaders.

Cost: $300 per person.  Length: Six sessions over 12 weeks

To learn more or register for the next session contact Ashlea Justice, 904.366.6623 or


The JAX Chamber Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was founded in 1978 and serves Northeast Florida in funding workforce development, leadership and entrepreneurial education programs in support of long-term regional prosperity.


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Jacksonville FL 32202
(904) 366-6633



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