Coast Professional, Inc. Announces Mentor-Protégé Agreement with Mid-South

GENESEO, N.Y. -- Coast Professional, Inc. (Coast) has formed a Mentor-Protégé Agreement (MPA) with Mid-South Adjustment Co., Inc. (Mid-South) as part of the All Small Mentor-Protégé program (ASMP) established with the Small Business Administration (SBA). This relationship will emphasize the synergies between Coast’s top performance on multiple federal government contracts and Mid-South’s experience and growth potential. Both companies will utilize the program to continue to create high-quality, long-term careers and provide top performing, compliant accounts receivable management services to clients across the United States.

Mid-South is an accounts receivable management firm located in Pine Bluff, AR and is a certified Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBzone) small business enterprise. Mid-South was founded in 1982 and has worked with Coast since 2018 on one of Coast’s federal government contracts.

The SBA created ASMP was designed to provide opportunities to small businesses through business development assistance, experience in federal contract bidding, strategic planning, and guidance on Federal government contracts. Small businesses partner with experienced contractors to develop a mentor and protégé relationship. A protégé relies on the mentor to provide guidance and business support with federal government contracts. To qualify as a protégé, a business has to be a certified small business with industry experience; have a proposed mentor prior to applying; be organized as a for-profit company; and have no more than two mentors in the business’ lifetime. To qualify as a mentor, a business has to be organized for profit and have no more than three total protégés.

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