Native American Development Corporation


A hub for American Indian businesses, NADC provides technical assistance, financial lending opportunities, and champions small businesses and tribes in order to empower Indian communities toward economic and social stability


WHO WE ARE

ABOUT NADC-PTAC

ABOUT NADC-CDFI

ABOUT NP-SBTRC/U.S DOT

Our services


We create a unique process for each client to ensure that business objectives are met, success is achieved and the experience is positive.


Financial Services

Financial Services

Native Community Development Financial Institutions (NCDFI), were developed under the US Treasury’s CDFI Native Initiatives. The Native Initiatives are designed to overcome identified barriers to financial services in Native Communities.

Contract Opportunities

Contract Opportunities

Public Law 100-656, the Business Opportunity Development Reform Act of 1988, amended the Small Business Act to emphasize acquisition planning.

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Check our job board for any current employment opportunities within Native American Development Corporation

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Mark your calendars for all the exciting events the NADC has planned with your business goals in mind

Native American Development Corporation 2017 Economic and Procurement Conference

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  • An Experienced and Reputable Staff At the NADC

    80+ years in tribal enterprise and entrepreneurial management in addition to providing technical assistance to tribal entities

  • Services Offered to Boost the Native American Business Climate

    The NADC specializes in a vast suite of professional business services that serve both the small businesses population and the larger corporations

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  • NADC has been and continues to be a critical part of our business strategy to engage potential new clients and new markets in Montana as well as in North and South Dakota.  Their experienced staff, excellent conferences and informative training sessions have been an invaluable resource towards our success.

    Highliner Consulting
    Paul Johnson (President/CEO Highliner Consulting, LLC.)
  • I would like to thank you and the Native American Development Corporation PTAC for all the assistance you have given me. I’ve been to several of the learning sessions you’ve offered and came away with a better understanding of how the different programs work. It’s also great that I can call or email you with any question I have. Your prompt attention has always been appreciated.

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    Charlotte Peltier (Gunsight Sand & Gravel)

Our Staff


We’re a team of experts who love to engage and serve our Native clientele with innovative solutions


Leonard Smith

Executive Director
Assiniboine Sioux Tribe
2929 3rd Ave. N., Suite 300
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-259-3804
Fax. 406-259-4569
lsmith@nadc-nabn.org

Mary Walks Over Ice

PTAC Program Manager
Assiniboine Gros Ventre/Turtle Mountain Chippewa Tribes
Billings Headquarter Office
2929 3rd Ave. N., Suite 300
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-294-7994
Fax. 406-259-4569 Cell. 406-591-1523
mwalksoverice@nadc-nabn.org

Tom Jefferson

Accounts Manager
Crow Tribe
Billings Headquarter Office
2929 3rd Ave N, Ste. 300
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-259-3804
Fax: 406-259-4569
tomj@wtp.net

Luke Robinson

Loan Officer
Northern Cheyenne
Phone: 406-259-3804
Fax: 406-259-4569
trobinson@nadc-nabn.org

Stephen Fox

Associate Procurement Specialist
Blood /Blackfeet Tribes
Service Area: Browning, Rocky Boy, Ft Peck, and Ft Belknap Reservations
Phone: 406-399-0129
sfox@nadc-nabn.org

Michelle Lenoir

Associate Procurement Specialist
Turtle Mountain Chippewa Tribes
Service Area: Turtle Mountain Reservation, Spirit Lake, Standing Rock
mlenoir@nadc-nabn.org

Tim Guardipee

Project Director
Little Shell /Blackfeet Tribes
Native American Micro Enterprise Business Center
2929 3rd Ave N, Suite 300
Billings, MT 59101
Service Area: Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming
Phone: (406)-259-3804
tguardipee@nadc-nabn.org

Gordon Jackson

Project Director
Chippewa/Potawatomi Tribe
Dept of Transportation - Small Business Transportation Resource Center - Northern Plains Region
2929 3rd Avenue North Suite 300
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-294-8061
Cell Phone: (406) 860-5525
gjackson@nadc-nabn.org

Darrell LaMere

Project Coordinator
Winnebago Tribe
Dept of Transportation Small Business Transportation Resource Center - Northern Plains Region
2929 3rd Avenue North Suite 300
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-294-8060
Project Coordinator

Mitzi Racine

Finance Dept. Coordinator
2929 3rd Ave. N. Suite 300
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-294-8057
mracine@nadc-nabn.org

Cora Chandler

Cora Chandler

Executive Assistant
Gros Ventre (Whiteclay) Tribe of the Fort Belknap Indian Community
2929 3rd Ave. N. Suite 300
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-294-8057
cchandler@nadc-nabn.org

Luke RobinsonU.S Small Business Administration