Fresno MBDA Business Center

About This Center

The Fresno MBDA is a Native American Business Center

Fresno MBDA Business Center assisting MBEs grow in Central Valley and Beyond

The Fresno MBDA Business Center is teaming with the other California MBDA’s Business Centers – San Jose, Sacramento Export Center and Los Angeles to create jobs and contracts for regional and state minority-owned companies. The Fresno and San Jose centers are operated by Asian, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization. The Fresno MBDA Business Center is a designated AIAN – Alaskan Indian/ American Native Business Center, we have a Native American Advisory Board to address policy and promote health, education as well as economic development among the Native American tribes of California. Fresno MBDA collaborates with Owens Valley Career Development Centers – serving over 5500 tribal members from Stockton to Ventura County in California.

The Fresno Business Minority Business Center is partnering with the California High-Speed Rail Authority - Office of Small Business, U.S. Small Business Administration, Center for International Trade Centers, Minority Chambers of Commerce and California Department of General Services to reach capable MBEs, Native American, and Disabled Veterans for contracting opportunities. In addition, the Fresno Center is teaming with U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and U.S. Congressman Jim Costa to promote contracts to MBEs, Native American Small Businesses, and Disabled Veteran business owners.

» Annual Analysis of State’s Small Business Activities  » Visit the Asian, Inc. website for additional information.
» Fresno American Indian Health Project Newsletter  » Tribal Business Journal  » CITRIS Foundry  » Tribal College Journal
» Venture Lab Newsletter  » Central Valley Regional Newsletter  » UCLA Tribal Learning Community & Educational Exchange Newsletter
» Visit State of California Department of General Services Procurement Division website for upcoming solicitations, business certification, and eProcurement. 

Staff Information

David Mendoza

David Mendoza, Project Director - 15-year history of specializing in community outreach, economic development, and corporate partnerships.

Olga Martinez is a Business Consultant with a long history of successful federal contracting and match-making.

Prasad Kolluru is a Business Consultant with financial analysis and management skills.

Read more about the Fresno Business Center Staff


California High-Speed Rail

California high-speed rail will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands.

» MBDA Establishes Partnership with California High-Speed Rail Authority to Expand Participation by Minority-Owned Firms in the State’s Largest Infrastructure Project
» Visit the new High-Speed Rail Authority website.
»High-Speed Rail Support Group Events and News Update!

News You Can Use


» Space and Missile Systems Center Small Business Industry Day (SMC SBID) Solicitation

Military Contracting Opportunities with Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)

NAVFAC is the System Command that builds and maintains sustainable facilities, delivers utilities and services, and provides Navy expeditionary combat force capabilities. 

» Information on the NAVFAC


» Doing business with NAVFACHow to work with NAVFAC

» Winning ProposalMarketing Strategies

Federal Government Contracting and Certifications

» Doing business with the Federal Government

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.

Office Location

5067 North Mariposa Street
Suite 105
Fresno, CA 93710
United States