"Diverse, growing companies create job opportunities for their communities," says Marblestone. Charter One supports economic and community development strategies that promote economic self-sufficiency and catalyze the development of economically-distressed areas. "We're proud to celebrate these future leaders as they strengthen minority business networks and serve as inspiration to others in the region."CHARTER ONE Charter One is a division of RBS Citizens, N.A., operating in Illinois, Michigan and Ohio. It has 339 branches and 509 ATMs. It has 133 branches and 160 ATMs in Ohio. Charter One's website is charterone.com. RBS Citizens, N.A., is a subsidiary of RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc., a $128 billion commercial bank holding company. It is headquartered in Providence, R.I., and through its subsidiaries has approximately 1,400 branches, approximately 3,600 ATMs and more than 19,000 colleagues. Its two bank subsidiaries are RBS Citizens, N.A., and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania. They operate a 12-state branch network under the Citizens Bank brand in Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont; and the Charter One brand in Illinois, Michigan and Ohio. RBSCFG has non-branch retail and commercial offices in more than 30 states. RBSCFG is owned by RBS (the Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc). RBSCFG's website is citizensbank.com. JUMPSTART INC JumpStart Inc. accelerates the successes of diverse entrepreneurs, their companies and the ecosystems supporting them. JumpStart has provided intensive business assistance to more than 450 entrepreneurial clients and invested in 71 early stage Northeast Ohio tech-based companies. For more information, visit www.jumpstartinc.org and follow @JumpStartInc on Twitter. TO SHARE ON TWITTER, FACEBOOK OR LINKEDIN 9 diverse entrepreneurial ventures recognized by Charter One for working to turn biz ideas into impactful #Ohio cos http://j.mp/XZirVn Shortlink to online press release: http://j.mp/XZirVn SOURCE JumpStart, Inc.