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About this Center
The MBDA Business Center located in Anchorage, AK is operated by the Native American Contractors Association. The center is part of a national network of funded centers located in major cities throughout the United States. The AK Business Center helps Alaska Native Corporations, tribal enterprises, and other minority-owned businesses to access contracts, markets, and capital.
» Visit the Native American Contractors Association website for additional information.
Core Business Services
|Global Business Development|
Services include identification of export markets, facilitation of global transactions, international trade missions and market analysis, and overseas market promotion assistance.
|Access to Capital|
Services include identification of domestic and global financing opportunities, equity financing, brokerage of financial transactions, identification and closure of merger and acquisition transactions.
|Access to Contracts|
Services include identification of procurement opportunities, solicitation analysis, bid and proposal preparation, negotiation and closing, research contract award histories.
|Access to Markets|
Services include government procurement assistance, private sector contract identification and specialized certification assistance including 8(a), and assistance with market research.
|Strategic Business Consulting|
Services include sales consulting and forecasting, market feasibility studies, operations management and quality control, bid preparation and bonding (construction), and manufacturing facility leasing.
Mr. Nolan Klouda
Mr. Nolan Klouda is the Project Director of the Alaska MBDA Business Center at the University of Alaska Center for Economic Development. In this capacity, he assists clients with business planning, marketing development, accessing government and private sector contracts, and obtaining financing. Mr. Klouda holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor of Arts from Gustavus Adolphus College. In addition to education, he brings six years of organizational leadership and development (including business and management consulting) experience to the UACED.