New Partnerships

posted Dec 2, 2012, 10:36 PM by Michael D. Peacock

Two new partners have joined our team!  Please welcome Maple Grove Group, LLC and Spectra Tech, Inc.

Maple Grove Group, LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business based in Oak Ridge, TN that offers expertise in the areas of strategic organizational and operational planning, stakeholder facilitation and meeting support, outreach communication, proposal development, and publication design and production.  

Spectra Tech, Inc. is a minority-owned large business based in Oak Ridge, TN that offers expertise in the areas of architectural/engineering Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification analysis, building commissioning review, building energy usage analysis, water system hydraulic analysis, power distribution system analysis, and arc flash hazard mitigation assessment.

SWBDC Awarded 10 Chapter Feasibility Study

posted Aug 8, 2012, 4:28 PM by Michael D. Peacock   [ updated Aug 8, 2012, 4:32 PM ]

Southwest Business Development Consultants, LLC was recently awarded a contract by the Eastern Regional Business Development Office of the Navajo Nation Division of Economic Development to conduct a comprehensive Market and Economic Feasibility Study of Economic Development opportunities, Long-Term Strategies and reservation-wide economic development plans for ten (10) chapters/communities throughout the Navajo Nation.   The sites are the following:
1. Mexican Springs Chapter
2. Cornfields Chapter
3. Counselor Chapter
4. Nageezi Chapter
5. Lupton Chapter
6. Round Rock Chapter
7. Nazlini Chapter
8. Rough Rock Chapter
9. Prewitt/Baca Chapter
10. Thoreau Chapter
This Project is part of the Navajo Nation’s Division of Economic Development (DED) strategy to develop and promote self-sufficiency of the Navajo Nation communities.  The Project’s immediate benefits are the creation of jobs; to provide opportunities and a business friendly environment for entrepreneurs to own or expand their businesses; provide basic goods and services; provide a stable tax base; and generate revenues. These objectives will serve as a catalyst and multiplier effect for economic development and promote long-term economic well-being to enhance the quality of life on the Navajo Nation.  SWBDC, LLC will partner with Indigenous Design Studio, LLC and Stanley Consulting to develop the studies.

Welcome Aboard to our new Director of Business Development!

posted Jun 14, 2012, 7:55 PM by Michael D. Peacock   [ updated Jun 14, 2012, 8:55 PM ]

Please welcome Darla Jones to the SWBDC team as our new Director of Business Development!  Darla is an accomplished businesswoman whose efforts benefit many Native-owned businesses here in New Mexico.  You can learn more about Darla and connect to her through Linked-In.  Welcome aboard, Darla!

Welcome to iiná bá Inc!

posted May 31, 2012, 6:59 PM by Michael D. Peacock   [ updated May 31, 2012, 7:02 PM ]

Join us in welcoming our newest partner iiná bá Inc!   iiná bá Inc provides services in the areas of environmental, engineering, construction services, and surveying.  They focus on the unique needs of Native American Communities.  We're excited to have you with us!

Indigenous Design Studios, Climb Aboard!

posted Mar 11, 2012, 4:49 PM by Michael D. Peacock   [ updated Mar 11, 2012, 11:45 PM ]

Indigenous Design Studios, founded by Tamarah Begay, will serve as our new architectural team member.  They provide site review and analysis, mapping, architectural design, and job costing.  Thank you for joining us, Tamarah!  And, welcome aboard!

SWBDC is 8(a) Certified!

posted Oct 12, 2009, 5:35 PM by Michael D. Peacock   [ updated Jun 14, 2012, 8:55 PM ]

Southwest Business Development Consultants is now 8(a) Certified!
As of July 28, 2009, Southwest Business Development Consultants became 8(a) certified by the Small Business Administration. The 8(a) Business Development Program is an important resource for small businesses seeking business-development assistance.

Named for Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act, this program was created to help small and disadvantaged businesses compete in the marketplace. It also helps these companies gain access to federal and private procurement markets. Ask us how we can help you get certified!

We've Opened a new Product Division!

posted Oct 12, 2009, 5:34 PM by Michael D. Peacock   [ updated Jun 14, 2012, 8:56 PM ]

It's official! Southwest Business Development Consultants,LLC has launched its new Product Division.

Say hello to Southwest Product Specialties, an American Indian-owned 8(a) Certified firm. From janitorial products and services to foodservice products, Southwest Product Specialties has got you covered. Visit our website at and see how we can help you!

Stanley Consulting Joins the Team!

posted Oct 12, 2009, 4:33 PM by Michael D. Peacock   [ updated Jun 14, 2012, 8:57 PM ]

Stanley Consulting To Be Our New Analytical Expert!

Stanley Consulting provides extensive analytical services that promote economic development in rural areas. They also provide technological services in the forms of digital signage consulting and programming, website design and implementation, and general technical support for computer repair and network issues.  Welcome to the team, Stanley Consulting! We look forward to working with you!

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