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Small Business Development Center

Small Business Development Center

Building New Mexico’s Economy One Business at a Time
The NMSBDC is an accredited member of the Association of Small Business Development Centers


Providing a wealth of business Services:

  • Individual and confidential business consultations at no charge
  • Small business workshops
  • Access to traditional and alternative lenders
  • Market research assistance
  • Referrals to other business-assistance providers
  • International trade - import and export
  • World-class technical assistance partners: Sandia Labs, Los Alamos Labs and others

If you are starting a new business the SBDC can help you:

  • Understand local, state and federal regulations, including taxes
  • Determine the most suitable legal structure for your business
  • Develop a comprehensive business plan, including financial projections
  • Understand financing options, sources of capital and apply for bank and SBA loans suited to your needs
  • Assistance in estimating business value if buying a business

If you are an existing business the SBDC can help you:

  • Identify and determine alternatives for solving business problems
  • Create an effective growth strategy for the future
  • Evaluate your financials and determine more effective cost controls
  • Develop and market new products or services
  • Determine if government procurement options would benefit your business and how to begin this process
  • Exit / Succession planning
  • Assistance in estimating the value of your business when preparing to sell

What about expanding your horizons?

Consider exporting your product or service!

After all,

  • 95% of all customers are outside of the U.S.


  • 97% of U.S. companies involved in exporting are small to medium enterprises

Our no-charge Gateway to Exporting program can get you started, hold your hand and watch you grow!

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Small Business Development Center Success Stories!

The SBDC has helped many businesses in San Juan County. A few shining examples are:

Namaste House, LLC
OWNER: Rebecca Morgan. Namaste House is an assisted living center providing exceptional care for the whole person in beautiful surroundings for a community of ten people.

Lucky Ridge, Inc.
Lucky Ridge provides maintenance and construction services to the mining, oil and gas industries. Their services run the gamut from maintaining the railroad at the mines, to repairing drag lines, to building gas well support facilities.

Aztec Machine & Repair, Inc.
Cranes and Material Handling

OWNER: Tim Montoya. Specializing in hydraulic repair, crane sales, service, inspection and installation, with complete machining and fabrication for industry, oil and gas, and mining. In business since 1997.

Herbert’s Welding, Inc.
A long term client of the SBDC, this industrial services company supports the 4 Corners with skills not otherwise available.

To See Upcoming Workshops, click here.


Contact Us:

Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Carmen Martinez, Director
Kristy King, Administrative Assistant
Alicia Corbell, Business Counselor
Fran DiBartolo, Business Counselor

505-566-3528 -
5101 College Boulevard
Farmington, NM 87402

For more information about New Mexico Small Business Development Center, go to

The New Mexico Small Business Development Center is partially funded under Cooperative Agreement No. 12-603001-Z-0032-24 by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of the co-sponsor’s or participants’ opinions, findings, conclusions, recommendations, products, or services. All of the SBA’s programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Special arrangements for the handicapped will be made if requested in advance. Contact the SBDC at (505) 566-3528 for more information.