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HUB Mentor-Protege Program

Information on the TCEQ's Mentor-Protege Program, which assists historically underutilized businesses in obtaining contracts and subcontracts.

The State of Texas Mentor Protégé Program is designed to foster long-term relationships between prime contractors/vendors (mentors) and historically underutilized businesses (protégés). The objective of the program is to provide professional guidance and support to the HUB/protégé in order to facilitate their growth and development and increase HUB contracts and subcontracts with the state of Texas. The Mentor Protégé Program is voluntary.

The following criteria may be considered for mentor participation by the TCEQ:

  • Registration with the state of Texas Centralized Master Bidders List
  • Previous mentoring experience and prior work history
  • Ability to provide developmental guidance in areas identified by the Protégé
  • "Good Standing" in doing business with the state of Texas

The following criteria may be considered for protégé participation by the TCEQ:

  • Eligibility and willingness to obtain HUB certification under the state of Texas HUB Program
  • Business in operation for at least one year
  • Ability to identify the type of guidance needed for business development
  • "Good Standing" in doing business with the state of Texas

For more information on the Mentor Protégé Program, please contact:
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts' Texas Procurement and Support Services (TPASS) Exit the TCEQ

HUB Program - 512/463-5872

Toll free in Texas - 888/863-5881

For more information on the TCEQ's HUB Program, please contact:

TCEQ HUB Program - 512/239-1293