Richmond History Makers: Kim Mahan

The Valentine’s Richmond History Makers award ceremony, hosted on March 13th at Virginia Union University’s Claude G. Perkins Living and Learning Center, will recognize the region-wide impact of an impressive collection of hometown visionaries. In lead up to the celebration, Richmond Grid is featuring each of this year’s honorees.

Today we honor Kim Mahan, the founder and CEO of MAXX Potential, a Richmond based company that opens doors to transformational careers for people from all walks of life through high-tech apprenticeships. With the help of MAXX Potential, individuals gain real-world work experience in a safe environment with expert mentors. By serving as a much-needed bridge between education and industry, MAXX Potential has served as a first opportunity in tech for countless individuals, many of whom are now paying it forward in the community as mentors, volunteers and high-performing professionals.

The award ceremony recognizing Mahan, and the other honorees, will take place Tuesday, March 13, 2018, from 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM, at 1813-1899 Bath Street. Stay tuned for more features on this year’s honorees. Purchase your ticket to join the celebration and get to know the faces behind the awards by visiting

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