Meet Tabitha, the strategist supporting South Carolina’s BIPOC entrepreneurs

Date: August 26, 2021
Category: News

Tabitha James isn’t afraid of telling it like it is.

Through her own entrepreneurial journey, Tabitha discovered the ins and outs of building a business. She uses her personal stories and knowledge as a strategist to inspire, uplift, and encourage other BIPOC (Black Indigenous People of Color) entrepreneurs to believe in their business.

“I know what it’s like to build a business from the ground up,” she said. “I’ve worked very hard to get to where I am and that has a lot to do with creating a plan and believing that I can do it.”

Tabitha’s agency, SHEAM Strategic Group, works directly with BIPOC entrepreneurs, thought- leaders, and those who serve them. She is passionate about curating a supportive environment for businesses.  businesses.

“I was often the only person of color in entrepreneur groups and workshops, and I knew I wanted to change that,” said Tabitha.

Tabitha won second place in our Local Entrepreneur Acceleration Program (LEAP). Her women-led agency was awarded $10,000 during our 2021 Cycle 1 Pitch Night event, which took place in late July.  Find out more about our LEAP program here.

She said LEAP helped her brush up on her business skills and network with other minority and women owned businesses.  

You can find out more about Tabitha here.