Our Services

NABIN was created to bridge the gap between tribal entrepreneurs and service providers by addressing the need for technical assistance, to help establish and grow private sector business in Native communities.

Small Business Management

Small Business Management

Running a business takes time and energy. It requires small business owners to be responsible for aligning and coordinating multiple activities simultaneously. NABIN offers education, knowledge and expertise to business owners, to help them develop the management skills they need to better accomplish their business goals and objectives.
Team Building

Team Building

The ability to identify and motivate individual employees to form a team that achieves together can be daunting. NABIN offers a philosophy of job design in which employees are viewed as members of mutually supporting teams, instead of as individual workers. This philosophy allows a work force environment where everyone is working toward a shared goal.
Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning is a process of envisioning a desired future, and translating that vision into broadly defined goals or objectives in a sequence of steps to achieve them. Capacity building is the planning, development and increase in knowledge, skills and capabilities of a company or organization through the acquisition, incentives, technology and/or training.
Leadership Development

Leadership Development

Leadership is the ability to clearly communicate, motivate and manage people. Leadership skills are acquired through experience and education, and the NABIN team believes that teaching leadership qualities to entrepreneurs and small business owners is a key element of establishing successful businesses on and around tribal lands.

Entrepreneurial Coaching

Entrepreneurial Coaching

Coaching is a method of strengthening abilities and building on existing talent. NABIN strives to locate hard-working individuals who are "coachable" and open to recommendations about their business operations and management functions. Together, the NABIN team aims to collaboratively improve the quality of viable business interactions.

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

To offset disadvantages that Native entrepreneurs often face in rural communities, NABIN organizes training and workshops year-round that are accessible and affordable. Whether you are a successful small business owner, or a fledgling start-up, NABIN can offer educational tools that will benefit you and your business.

Help Native American entrepreneurs grow businesses in tribal communities!

Our Trending Events

NABIN has realized the opportunity to boost a brand of entrepreneurship that is unique to the region, as well as to the people who make the beautiful landscape of the Colorado Plateau home.

Create & Elevate

Lunch & Learn

Sign Making Workshops 

Navajo Inspiring Entrepreneurship

Our Team

Meet our team of business professionals. Let NABIN help your business reach its potential.

Natasha K. Hale Program Manager

Natasha is originally from the community of Twin Lakes, New Mexico. For the past three years, she has been the Program Manager for the Grand Canyon Trust’s Native America Program, where she launched the Native American Business Incubator Network. She is also the Associate Director of the Colorado Plateau Foundation, which provides grants to strengthen Native-led organizations dedicated to sustaining lands, water, and cultures on the Colorado Plateau.

Adrian Manygoats Marketing Coordinator

Adrian is NABIN’s Marketing Coordinator. For the past year, she has worked for the Grand Canyon Trust to elevate the brand and visibility of the Native America Program’s business incubator. Her experience as a Program Manager for the non-profit organization, Eagle Energy, and Promotions Coordinator for Makosee Music has allowed her to provide marketing support for NABIN that seamlessly merges creativity, culture and commerce.

Jessica Stago Lead Business Counselor

Jessica is NABIN’s lead Business Counselor. A business consultant with over ten years’ experience, she is a Certified Small Business Counselor with the Small Business Development Center at Northland Pioneer College. She has served as adjunct faculty in the Small Business Management department of North Pioneer College, and worked as a Procurement Specialist for the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development Procurement Technical Assistance Center.

Tony Skrelunas Strategic Business Counselor

Tony is NABIN's key Strategic Business Advisor. He brings years of experience in the realm of Native community development projects and sustainable initiative programs. He holds both a B.A. and an M.B.A. in business from Northern Arizona University. He manages the Colorado Plateau Intertribal Gatherings, and is the Program Director of the Grand Canyon Trust's Native America Program, where he leads efforts to create and strengthen sustainable local community-based economies.

Our Clients

NABIN clients are self-starters and visionaries who exhibit a go-getter attitude and passion for their work. They see opportunity where others see obstacles. They show determination, resiliency and grit. They are flexible, coachable and willing to push the boundaries of possibility. NABIN actively seeks out and recruits individuals who exhibit these traits and are willing to unite with a team of counselors and mentors to grow their business and to build a strong network of Native American entrepreneurs and professionals.

NABIN Media

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