Mentor Program


VISION – Where do we want to go?
IBDPros Mentor Program positively impacts our members’ professional development in order to support their personal and professional growth.

MISSION – How will we get there?
IBDPros Mentors will meet and educate their Mentee on a predetermined frequency for a 6 month term with regular check-ins with the Program Leadership.

PURPOSE – Why do we do what we do?
IBDPros recognizes that like-minded people benefit from each other’s experiences and by sharing learnings and passing lessons on we can enjoy the benefits of our peers’ growth.


  • Share experiences and expertise as appropriate
  • Introduce Mentee to rest of IBDPros (if applicable)
  • Provide support, guidance, and feedback confidentially
  • Share knowledge about developing a career path
  • Help to define expectations/outcomes
  • Assist in developing goals and an action plan
  • Suggests ways to respond to difficult situations
  • Help mentee develop contacts and identify resources


  • Owns the mentoring relationship
  • Manages meeting schedule with Mentor
  • Determine objectives: skills, knowledge, and/or goals that you want to achieve and communicate them to your mentor 
  • Bring up new topics that are important to you at any point and give feedback to your mentor
  • Develop goals and action plan with Mentor
  • Maintains confidentiality in interactions


  • All participants must be members of IBDPros
  • The formal program will last 6 months
  • Both Mentors and Mentees sign up thru the online marketing document
  • Two (2) hours/month minimum – two (2) meetings/month recommended
  • Each group identifies 3 goals 
  • Each group has a 30 day check-in to ensure a good fit
  • Mentee creates an agenda prior to each meeting
  • All conversations are 100% confidential and respectful
  • Each group should look to identify best practices that can be shared with rest of group
  • Each member will complete a Survey Monkey after the 6 month is complete

Mentor/Mentee Sign up form

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