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MBDA Business Center Cleveland, Ohio

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About this Center

Ohio Performance At-A-GlanceThe MBDA Business Center located in Cleveland, OH is operated by Commission on Economic Inclusion. The center is part of a national network of funded centers located in major cities throughout the United States.  The center works with minority business enterprises to generate increased financing and contract opportunities and to create and retain jobs.

» Learn more about the Business Center Performance.

» Delivering Services Through Partner Collaborations

» Visit Cleveland Business Center website for additional information.

» Annual Analysis of State’s Small Business Activities

Core Business Services

Global Business Development
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
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
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
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
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.


1240 Huron Road E., Suite 300
Cleveland, OH 44115
Telephone #: 216-592-2253

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Staff Information

Mr. Raland HatchettRaland S. Hatchett is the Executive Director of the MBDA Business Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

As the center's Executive Director, Hatchett oversees and manages business development opportunities, assisting minority owned businesses gain access to capital and financial management, access to contracts, access to markets and strategic consulting services in the state of Ohio.





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