Partners to Support Your Business
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
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.
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
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