Adrienne B. Haynes is an attorney and business woman who specializes in helping entrepreneurs develop sustainable infrastructure and business practices. She is the managing partner of SEED Law, a business law firm, and owner of SEED Collective, a consultancy. Adrienne uses over ten years of business and leadership experience to create legal and strategic planning solutions for her clients and to speak and write on topics relating to law and economic development.
Through SEED Law, Adrienne enjoys developing long term relationships with clients to provide ongoing counsel, and she works closely with business resource partners to provide regular business education. She offers pro bono consultations through her Community Office Hours program and delivers regular educational seminars on business law topics for entrepreneurs. Through SEED Collective, Adrienne has worked with organizations such as the Kauffman Foundation, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Blue Hills Community Services, the Midwest Women’s Business Enterprise Council, and others.
She prioritizes community service through her nonprofit, the Construction Business Institute, and her leadership of the Multicultural Business Coalition and Black Female Attorneys network. She is a proud member of the Buena Vista University National Alumni Association Board of Directors, the Kansas City Startup Foundation Board of Directors, advisor to Front Porch Alliance and other nonprofit organizations, and a member of local bar associations.
Adrienne is a graduate of Buena Vista University, where she studied Entrepreneurship and Spanish, and of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law where she graduated with an emphasis in Entrepreneurial Law.