Exporting is good for American business, good for American workers and good for creating American jobs. MBDA continues to support the growth of minority-owned firms by providing and identifying export assistance and opportunities and working with federal partners such as the International Trade Administration’s U.S. Export Assistance Centers, the Export- Import Bank, and others. Read the success...


“Working with MBDA has been a phenomenal experience. Their experts seem to really have the pulse of the city and the state. They know about both the local and the federal jobs that are out there. And they have helped us get some really big contracts and expand our business. Their services resulted in a $14 million revenue stream which otherwise would not have been available to G & M...


Kevin Robinson’s hard work and determination got his full services janitorial company off the ground. However, growing the business to the next level would take some help, and Robinson contacted the MBDA Business Center in Indianapolis for direction.


Dr. Manuel Figueroa founded Virtual Educational Resources Network (VERNET), Inc., in Caguas, Puerto Rico in 1999. His company uses scientific research to develop and distribute educational computer programs to elementary, middle and high school students. VERNET also provides Supplementary Educational Services and professional development programs.


Donald Hearon started Hearon Records in Las Vegas in 1977. The company’s size and scope has grown with every ensuing year, and is now one of the largest Internet media outlets in the country. In order to reflect the multi-media mix of services his company provides, Donald Hearon changed the company’s name to Hearon Media, Inc.


The MBDA Business Center in Washington, DC has been a partner with Helix Enterprises since its inception in 2006. Barrington Jackson started Helix as a general contracting services company, and during the first five years the Washington MBDA assisted Helix in obtaining more than $200 million in financing and over $100 million in contract awards.


Owner Tracy K. Poepoe is determined to make Trace Industries, Inc. a major construction-related service provider for the Federal Government. He came to the MBDA Business Center in Honolulu for general business advice and assistance in developing marketing and procurement strategies.