BELOIT—Entrepreneur and small business mentor Genia Stevens has announced she will run for Beloit City Council in the April 5, 2022 election, according to a campaign announcement.

Stevens, 48, is the founder and executive director of Rock County Jumpstart, an organization which mentors and supports Black small business owners in the area. She also currently serves as a member of the Rock County Board of Supervisors representing District 17, with plans to run for District 13 on April 5.