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Celebrating Over 30 Years of Growing New Mexico Small Businesses 




6401 Richards Avenue

Santa Fe, NM 87508-4887

800.281.7232 or 505.428.1362


MISSION: To develop skilled entrepreneurs and strong businesses.

EXPERIENCE: The NMSBDC centers are strategically located throughout the state of New Mexico. The highly skilled NMSBDC staff is comprised of business professionals with over 773 years of combined small business management and ownership expertise. The pride and dedication of the consultants shines through with over 440 combined years of service with the NMSBDC Network.

Introducing New Mexico entrepreneurs to global trade resources, the network offers the International Business Accelerator (IBA), located in Santa Teresa, NM.  The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) introduces established business owners to contracting with Federal, State, Local and County governments.

EDUCATION: The consultants of the NMSBDC have earned over 46 Bachelor’s Degrees, 21 Masters Degrees and two Doctoral Degrees from colleges and universities all over the nation, from the University of New Mexico to the University of Notre Dame.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Accounting Business, Plan Development, Feasibility Studies, Legal/Contractual, Finance, Economic Development International, Trade, Capital Formation, Technology, Gov’t Procurement, Quality Management, Strategic Planning, Human Resources, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Wholesale, E-Commerce/Websites, Franchising, Career Planning, Marketing, Retail / Sales Analysis, and Social Media Research.

   The New Mexico Small Business Development Center (NMSBDC) was established in 1989 through a partnership with the US Small Business Administration, the State of New Mexico, the New Mexico Association of Community Colleges, and the New Mexico Association of Independent Community Colleges. 

   The NMSDC Network State Office is located on the campus of the Santa Fe Community College in Santa Fe, NM. The program provides no-cost business consulting and low or no cost business training to entrepreneurs throughout the state. Strategically located in 26 communities throughout New Mexico, NMSBDC’s consultants have helped to create more than 9682 new businesses in the state since 1991. Entrepreneurs have access to experts in all aspects from accounting to social media, and franchising to e-commerce.

    All SBDC programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.  Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

    All opinions, conclusions and/or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.