Strategic Partners

The Enterprise Center works closely with many partners and resources to enhance services to our client companies. As an added bonus, all of the following are located with the Enterprise Center at the Quality Center for Business in order to better serve our companies.

San Juan College Partners

Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The San Juan College SBDC is funded through a cooperative agreement between the State of New Mexico and the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide business counseling, technical assistance, assistance with SBA loans, training, financial analysis, and business planning to small businesses in San Juan County.

The SBDC also provides the PTAP program for businesses needing assistance with government contracting, RFPs, and government regulations.

Carmen Martinez, Director
Alicia Corbell, Business Counselor
(505) 566-3528
www.sanjuancollege.edu/sbdc

Center for Workforce Development (CWD)

San Juan College Center for Workforce Development provides classes for general public or specific industries: MS Office, Quickbooks, Visio, Project Management, Leadership, and Communication.

Strategic Partners

Four Corners Economic Development (4CED)

Four Corners Economic Development provides economic development planning and leadership with special focus on economic base jobs, recruitment and site selection for business relocation, Skills Ready (WorkKeys®) workforce initiative, and connecting businesses with resources.

Ray Hagerman, CEO, (505) 566-3720
(800) 854-5053 Toll Free

Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments (NWNMCOG)

Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments planners provide a variety of technical assistance and services. These include comprehensive planning, grant writing, organizational development, strategic planning, consultation on community empowerment initiatives and legislative assistance. While the CoG’s primary clients are municipal and county governments as well as special planning districts, this quasi-governmental organization also partners with federal, state and county agencies on local and regional initiatives focusing on economic development, environmental issues, and water management.

Jeff Kiely, Director

Business Support Partners

New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NMMEP)

NMMEP works to strengthen competitiveness of manufacturing and other businesses by one-to-one counseling, LEAN training, and assistance with process management.

Denise Williams, Innovation Director
(505) 860-9961

WESST

WESST a nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage self-sufficiency through sustained self-employment in New Mexico. WESST assists small businesses with all aspects of technical assistance including business plans, financial models, marketing and business development. Group and one-on-one training including software like MS Excel and QuickBooks. Businesses can access to funding through WESST loan fund and other loan sources including conventional and other lenders.

Chris Hunter, Regional Director
(505) 566-3715

(800) GOWESST
(505) 246-6900
www.wesst.org

Chambers of Commerce

The San Juan County Chambers of Commerce support local businesses with advocacy, relocation and community information, networking events, and business trainings.

Aztec Chamber of Commerce
110 N. Ash
Aztec, NM 87410
(505) 334-7648

Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce
224 W. Broadway
Bloomfield, NM 87413
(505) 632-0880

Farmington Chamber of Commerce
Audra Winters, Director
100 W. Broadway
Farmington, NM 87401
(505) 325-0279

iNBIA (international Business Innovation Association)

The iNBIA (international Business Innovation Association)  is the world’s leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship. Each year, it provides thousands of professionals with information, education, advocacy and networking resources to bring excellence to the process of assisting early-stage companies. An elected, voting board of directors representing the world’s leading incubators governs the association.

International Business Innovation Association
PO Box 959
Athens, OH 45701-0959
info@inbia.org
Phone: (407) 965.5653