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Economic Development

 

 

Businesses

 

Economic Development

 

Employment

 

Energy

 


 

 

Businesses

See listing at Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber of Commerce, www.rmicc.org or in Indian Voices Newsletter, Email: tmh80303@yahoo.com.

 


 

 

Economic Development

 

Americans for Indian Opportunity
1001 Marquette Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Telephone: (505) 842-8677
Email: aio@aio.org
www.aio.org

 

Americans for Indian Opportunity (AIO) catalyzes and facilitates culturally appropriate initiatives and opportunities that enrich the cultural, political and economic lives of Indigenous peoples.

 

British Consul
H.M. Consul General
Kevin Lynch
British Consulate
World Trade Center, Suite 1030
1675 Broadway
Denver, CO 80202
Telephone: (303) 592-5212
Fax: (303) 592-5209
Email: kevin.lynch@britcondenver.com
www.ukinusa.fco.gov.uk

 

City of Denver
Department of General Services
Purchasing Division
J.D. Whiteman, Deputy Director
201 W. Colfax Av., Dept. 304
Denver, CO 80202
Telephone: (720) 913-8119
Fax: (720) 913-8101
Email: james.whiteman@ci.denver.co.us
www.denver.gov.org/purchasing

 

Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce
Director of Government Affairs
Ernest House, Jr.
Telephone: (719) 575-4311
Email: ehouse@cscc.org

 

Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
Laura Waligorski
Account Representative
1445 Market St.
Denver, CO 80202
Telephone: (303) 620-8046
Fax: (303) 534-2145
Email: laura.waligorski@denverchamber.org

 

Denver Office of Economic Development
Division of Small Business Opportunity
Mark White
Contract Compliance Analyst
201 W. Colfax Av., Dept. 907
Denver, CO 80202
Telephone: (720) 913-1635
Fax: (720) 913-1809
Email: mark.white@denvergov.org
www.denver.gov.org

 

Go Native America
821 N. 27th St, #120
Billings, MT 59101
Telephone US Toll-free: 1. 888. 800. 1876
From outside the US. 00 1 888 800 1876
Email: gonative@nemontel.net
www.gonativeamerica.com

 

Premier hosts of Native American tours - travel American Indian lands & traditions - tribal culture and history.

 

National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED)
National Center Headquarters
953 E. Juanita Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85204
Telephone: (480) 545-1298
Fax: (480) 545-4208
www.ncaied.org

 

The National Center is a non-profit organization, founded and directed by American Indians, committed to Business Development for Indian People. The National Center is the first national organization solely dedicated to developing American Indian economic self-sufficiency through business ownership.

 

National Indian Gaming Association
224 Second Street SE
Washington, DC 20003
Telephone: (202) 546-7711
Fax: (202) 546-1755
www.indiangaming.org

 

Native American Bank
999 18th St., Suite 2460
Denver, CO 80202
Telephone: 1-800-368-8894
Fax: (303) 988-5533
David M. Gilman, CEO
Debbie Emhoolah Sankey
Vice President of Human Resources and Community Relations
Email: dsankey@nabna.com
www.nabna.com

 

Native American Business Alliance
23400 Michigan Ave., Ste. 503
Dearborn, MI 48124
Telephone: (248) 988-9344
Fax: (248) 988-9348
www.naba.org

Mission: To facilitate mutually beneficial relationships between private and public businesses with Native American owned companies. To educate the communities on Native American culture, paving the way for future generations.

 

Native American Business Enterprise Center
NABEC - Arizona
953 E. Juanita Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85204
Telephone: (480) 545-1298
Fax: (480) 545-4208
Scott Gregory, Project Director, Ext. 231
Email: scott.gregory@ncaied.org
www.ncaied.org

 

The Native American Business Enterprise Center is operated through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency. NABEC provides professional business consulting services and technical assistance to Native Americans to manage, grow and expand their businesses. Assistance extends to both tribes and individuals living both on and off the reservation. Assistance is available for all stages of business from start-up through expansion and includes services such as market research, marketing assistance, financial analysis, loan packaging preparation, procurement assistance, minority certification assistance, and business plan development.

NativeEDGE is a Native American Indian Business Development Web portal. The web portal works in conjunction with the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED). The NativeEDGE web portal works to facilitate a sustainable economic development within American Indian and Alaska Native communities. NativeEDGE includes a telephone call center to be established, a publications clearinghouse, a host of resource links, and procurement technical assistance with the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. The web site links NCAIED, federal agencies, educational institutions, organizations, and other business and informational resources through a single web portal. The initiative is to provide a means for Native American Indian entrepreneurs, tribes, Native Americans, lending institutions, and private businesses a way to collaborate and promote economic growth. www.nativeedge.org

 

Native American Capital, LLC
8609 Second Avenue, Suite 506B
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3362
Telephone: (301) 587-9003
www.nativeamericancapital.com

 

Native American Capital provides economic development and business advisory services to Indian Country. Native American Capital provides economic development and business advisory services to Indian Country.

Native American Jobs
Website - www.nativeamerican.jobs. Native American Jobs’ (“NAJ”) purpose is providing an online job data bank available to Native American Job Seekers, Native American Tribes, Tribal Organizations and Tribally Owned or Controlled Casino’s. NAJ will provide unlimited job posting free of charge to all educational facilities located within the boundaries of a reservation or whose enrollment is primarily Native American, as well as other tribally operated 501(c) 3 organizations.

Native American Small Business Resources
www.smallbusinessnotes.com/interests/nativeamerican.html
Resources available for Native Americans who run or want to run a small business.

 

Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber of Commerce
924 W. Colfax Av., Suite 104F
Denver, CO 80204
Telephone: (303) 629-0102
Fax: (720) 974-9450
Josh Running Wolf, President
Email: info@rmicc.org

 

RMICC Board Chair:
Dee St. Cyr, Hoonch Henuk (Bear Woman)
Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska
Director of Business Development
CADDO Solutions
2760 W. 5th Ave.
Denver, CO, 80204
Telephone: (303) 534-3252
Cell: (303) 475-3448
Fax: (303) 534-6962

 

Rocky Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council
1445 Market St., Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202
Telephone: (303) 623-3037
Fax: (303) 595-0027
F. Stanley Sena, President/CEO
Email: stan@rmmsdc.org
General email: breana@rmmsdc.org

 

SCORE
721 19th St., 4th Floor, Room 426
Denver, CO 80202
Telephone: (303) 844-3985 x213
Email: score62@scoredenver.org

Irv Ruppel
Telephone: (303) 755-8914
Cell: (303) 809-4811
Email: ruppelinc@comcast.net

Bob Doughitt
Telephone: (303) 688-2454
Cell: (303) 898-5971
Email: bdouthitt@aol.com
SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small business start, grow and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
 

 

Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)

Aurora Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
9801 E. Colfax Ave., Suite 200
Aurora, CO 80010-2155
Telephone: (303) 326-8690

 

Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Business Consultant
West Metro Satellite
1667 Cole Blvd., Bldg. 19, Suite 400
Golden, CO 80401
Telephone: (720) 256-2640
Fax: (303) 237-7633
Jayne Reiter
Email: jayne.reiter@denversbdc.org

 

Denver Metro Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Sara Reimnitz
Training Coordinator/Administrator
1445 Market St.
Denver, CO 80202
Telephone: (303) 620-8076
Fax: (303) 534-2145
Email: sara.reimnitz@denversbdc.org
Andra Hargrave, Business Consultant
Email: andra.hargrave@denversbdc.org

 

Spirit of the Sun
John Lathrop
Executive Director, Enterprise Development
357 S. McCaslin Blvd., Suite 200
Louisville, CO 80027
Telephone: (303) 835-6942 x 502
Cell: (303) 522-1791
Email: jlathrop@spiritofthesun.org
www.spiritofthesun.org

 

State of Colorado
Colorado Tourism Office
Dan Klinglesmith
Interim Director
1625 Broadway, Suite 2700
Denver, CO 80202
Telephone: (303) 892-3856
www.colorado.com

 

State of Colorado
Department of Labor and Employment
Colorado Rural Workforce Consortium
633 17th St., Suite 700
Denver, CO 80202
Telephone: (303) 318-8830
Fax: (970) 406-1764
www.yourworkforcecenter.com

 

State of Colorado
Department of Labor and Employment
Colorado Rural Workforce Consortium
Chloe I. Wiebe
SW Regional Supervisor
331 S. Camino del Rio, Suite C
Durango, CO 81303
Telephone: (970) 247-0308 x228
Cell: (970) 903-9849
Email: cwiebe@cwfc.net

 

State of Colorado
Department of Personnel & Administration
Division of Finance and Procurement
State Purchasing Office
633 17th St., Suite 1520
Denver, CO 80202
Denise M. Kincaid
Procurement Operations Manager
Telephone: (303) 866-6147
Fax: (303) 866-6016
Email: denise.kincaid@state.co.us

 

State of Colorado
Department of Personnel & Administration
Office of the State Architect
1313 Sherman St., Suite 319
Denver, CO 80203
Dana Stansbury, Contract Administrator
Telephone: (303) 866-3158
Fax: (303) 894-7478
Email: dana.stansbury@state.co.us

 

State of Colorado
Department of Revenue
Taxpayer Service Division Trainer
1375 Sherman St., Room 336B
Denver, CO 80261
Caron Notarmuzi
Email: publiceducation@spike.dor.state.co.us

 

Frequent classes on state taxation: http://www.revenue.state.co.us/TaxClass/Default.aspx

 

State of Colorado
Department of Transportation
Center for Equal Opportunity
4201 East Arkansas Ave., Room 200
Denver, CO 80222
Cecelia Garcia, Civil Rights Specialist
Telephone: (303) 512-4144
Fax: (303) 757-9058
Toll Free: 1 (800) 925-3427
Email: cecelia.garcia@dot.state.co.us

 

State of Colorado
Office of Economic Development & International Trade
Minority Business Office
1625 Broadway, Suite 2700
Denver, CO 80202
Leroy Romero, Director, Minority Business Office
Telephone: (303) 892-3764
Fax: (303) 892-3848
Email: l.romero@state.co.us

 

State of Colorado
Purchasing Office
John Cisneros
Small Business Development Coordinator
633 17th St., Suite 1520
Denver, CO 80202
Telephone: (303) 866-6104
Fax: (303) 866-6016
Email: john.cisneros@state.co.us

 

State of Montana
Montana Department of Commerce
State Tribal Economic Development Commission
ATTN: STEDC
P.O. Box 200505
Helena, MT 59620-0505
Telephone: (406) 841-2821
Fax: (406) 841-2731
http://tribal.mt.gov/resources.mcpx

 

U.S. Department of Defense
Indian Incentive Program
Shehan Goonewardene
OSBP-IIP@osd.mil
201 12th St. South, Suite 406
Arlington, VA 22202
Telephone: (703) 604-0157, Ext. 181
www.acq.osd.mil/osbp/programs/iip/index.htm

 

U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”)
CO Dist. Office
721 19th St., Room 426
Denver, CO 80202-2599

 

Carolyn A. Terrell
Lead Business Development Specialist
Telephone: (303) 844-2607 x260
Fax: (303) 844-6490
Email: carolyn.terrell@sba.gov

 

Ralph E. Layman
District Counsel
Telephone: (303) 844-6507
Fax: (303) 844-6475
Email: ralph.layman@sba.gov
U.S. Small Business Administration, Government Contracting Division, AREA V (CO, NM, TX, OK, LA, AR)
José L. L. Martínez
Procurement Center Representative
Telephone: (303) 844-2607 x264
Fax: (303) 844-0514

 

www.tribalgrants.info

Website that tracks federal, state and foundation grant opportunities available to tribes.

 


 

Employment

City and County of Denver
Career Service Authority, Workforce Management
Webb Municipal Office Building
201 West Colfax Ave.
1st Floor Receptionist
Denver, CO 80202
Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Telephone: (720) 813-JOBS (5627)
Fax: (720) 913-5992
Email: jobs@denvergov.org

 

Denver Indian Center
4407 Morrison Road, Denver, CO 80219
Eileen Masquat
Native Workforce Program Director
Telephone: (303) 936-2688 x117
Fax: (303) 936-2699
Email: eileen@denverindiancenter.org

 

The Employment and Training Center holds an on-going Job Search Clinic, and provides training and job counseling to eligible candidates. Also, Head Start, Youth Program, and Employment training.

 

Denver Urban Ministries
1717 E. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80218
Telephone: (303) 355-4896
Fax: (303) 355-3495
www.denum.org

 

Native American Jobs

Website - www.nativeamerican.jobs. Native American Jobs’ (“NAJ”) purpose is providing an online job data bank available to Native American Job Seekers, Native American Tribes, Tribal Organizations and Tribally Owned or Controlled Casino’s. NAJ will provide unlimited job posting free of charge to all educational facilities located within the boundaries of a reservation or whose enrollment is primarily Native American, as well as other tribally operated 501(c) 3 organizations.

 

Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE)
Lori Windle
Telephone: (303) 844-1400 x1484
Email: lwindle@osmre.gov

 

This group is concerned with increasing American Indian representation in the federal government. It posts employment information on a website, and helps circulate job announcements.

 

State of Colorado
Department of Labor and Employment
Colorado Rural Workforce Consortium
633 17th St., Suite 700
Denver, CO 80202
Telephone: (303) 318-8830
Fax: (970) 406-1764
www.yourworkforcecenter.com

 

State of Colorado
Department of Labor and Employment
Colorado Rural Workforce Consortium
Chloe I. Wiebe
SW Regional Supervisor
331 S. Camino del Rio, Suite C
Durango, CO 81303
Telephone: (970) 247-0308 x228
Cell: (970) 903-9849
Email: cwiebe@cwfc.net

 

State of Colorado
Office of Economic Development and International Trade
Colorado Tourism Office
Heritage Tourism Program Manager
1625 Broadway, Suite 2700
Denver, CO 80202
Laura Libby
Telephone: (303) 892-3885
Fax: (303) 892-3848
Email: laura.libby@state.co.us

 


 

 

Energy

 

Council of Energy Resource Tribes (CERT)
3545 South Tamarac Drive, Suite 320
Denver, CO 80237
Telephone: (303) 282-7576
Fax: (303) 282-7584
Email: info@certredearth.com
David Lester
Email: adlester@certredearth.com
Clint LeBeau
Email: clebeau@certredearth.com
www.certredearth.com

 

CERT is dedicated to providing services and resources tailored to Tribes' needs as they strive to achieve their unique vision of the future. CERT adheres to a resource management strategy for linking development of energy resources, achieving and maintaining environmental equity, building solid governmental infrastructures and creating a strong economic base.

 

Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
9191 Sheridan Blvd., Suite 203
Westminster, CO 80031
Mark Holland
Telephone: (303) 321-8100 x106
Fax: (303) 321-7657
Email: mholland@rmmlf.org
www.rmmlf.org

 

State of Colorado
Governor’s Energy Office
1580 Logan St., Suite 100
Denver, CO 80203
Sherry Jackson
Minority Outreach Coordinator
Telephone: (303) 513-5674
Fax: (303) 866-2930
Email: sherry.jackson@.state.co.us
www.colorado.gov/energy

 

U.S. Department of Energy
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Tribal Energy Program
1617 Cole Blvd., Bldg. 17
Golden, CO 80401
Telephone: (303) 275-4335
Fax: (303) 275-3799
Roger Taylor
Principal Project Manager –Tribal Energy Program
Telephone: (303) 384-7389
Cell: (303) 641-3401
Email: roger.taylor@nrel.gov
www.nrel.gov

 

U.S. Department of Energy
Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs
David. F. Conrad
Director for Tribal and Intergovernmental Affairs
1000 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, D.C. 20585
Telephone: (202) 586-7880
Fax: (202) 586-5497
Cell: (301) 367-3881
Email: david.conrad@hq.doe.gov

 

U.S. Department of the Interior
Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs
Division of Energy and Mineral Development
12136 W. Bayaud Av., Suite 300
Lakewood, CO 80228
Telephone: (720) 407-0603
Fax: (303) 969-5273
Dennis Bodenchuk, Chief, Branch of Geology, dennis.bodenchuk@bia.gov
Robert Just, Petroleum Geologist, robert.just@bia.gov
Paula Mohseni, Petroleum Geologist, paula.mohseni@bia.gov