About Us

About Us

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Our board consists of local businessmen and women (that have done it before), city and county representatives along with professional dedicated staff.  If you have questions, we find the answers and guide you through the process.<a

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Our History

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The Approach

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<a[dt_list_item image=””]Encourage local entrepreneurs to establish new businesses<a[/dt_list_item]/>

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Our Mission Statement

Promote, nurture, create and assist companies and individuals for job growth in the city of Las Vegas and County of San Miguel.

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The Strategy

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Stabilize and Improve Existing Businesses

  • “Red Team” Support System (Professional Consulting Service in collaboration with Entrepreneur Network)
  • Business Advisory Team (formed specifically for each requesting business)

Workforce for Community Improvement

  • Education coordinated with our educational institutions, business, and government
  • Training- Customer Service and Technical
  • Digital Literacy

Establish a “Community Hub” for Economic Development, including the following partnerships:

  • MainStreet de Las Vegas, Las Vegas Independent Business Alliance, Chamber of Commerce, Citizens’ Committee for Historic Preservation, and other non-profit groups dedicated to community improvement through job creation and economic initiative.
  •  New Mexico Highlands University and Luna Community College
  • City of Las Vegas
  • San Miguel County
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • CCI (Certified Community Initiative)

Housing Resources for Newcomers

  • Research and grant applications
  • In partnership with City and County, recruit housing developers

Redevelopment and Industrial Park Projects

  • Downtown Redevelopment Plan
  • Northern New Mexico Wood Business and Industrial Park
  • D. Bibb Industrial Park

Develop Entrepreneur Network

  • Establish Entrepreneur Institute

Target New Business

  • Research community-appropriate businesses
  • Form partnerships to develop new business/industrial clusters, including inter-model transportation hub, small timber industry, medical and manufacturing clusters

Research

  • Collaborative research with New Mexico Highlands University
  • Include the national laboratories (Los Alamos and Sandia Labs) expertise when required

 

 

Some of our clients

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Old Wood, LLC manufacturer of wood flooring, end block products and wall art. “Blue Collar Millionaires”

MEDICUS Billing Consultants, Medical Billing company with offices in Las Vegas NM, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.

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Testimonials