American Indian Business Enterprise Center

This project is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency


New Mexico’s American Indian Business Accelerator

The AIBE Center is open to all American Indian entrepreneurs in New Mexico! Regardless of school affiliation, the program readily accepts all American Indian applicants that are looking to develop a venture or technology for potential commercialization. The American Indian Business Enterprise Center provides an abundance of free services and a number of potential resources ranging from funding opportunities to business advising.

Join AIBE and its accelerator program and learn how to begin, establish, and grow your business today!

Who Can Be A Member?

AIBE provides services and resources to New Mexico American Indian applicants that are currently enrolled at a university or college or have gained the status of alumni within the past 5 years. The American Indian Business Enterprise Center provides office space, technology and equipment to aid in business or technology development, and business consulting services which can be located at Arrowhead Center’s – Academic Research A.

If you believe that you qualify for application, have a business idea, and would like to take advantage of the resources available at the AIBE Center click the Join link on the tab above. If you don’t have a business idea yet and just want to talk about opportunities available through the AIBE Center or get involved through our internship program or opportunities for student employment, please send an email to (AIBE contact email).

Internships available through a partnership with IRD –If interested please apply here!

Benefits of Membership



Access to AIBE business advising staff and Arrowhead’s Enterprise Advisors – these include seasoned entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, investment bankers, marketing experts, engineers, intellectual property lawyers, accountants, graphic designers and product developers that are available to help you launch your business.


Access to meeting rooms and workspaces for your business

Equipment & Software

Access to great equipment and software – 3D Printer, 3D Scanner, Vinyl Cutter, Video Conferencing, AV equipment, Green Screen, Adobe Creative Suite, SolidWorks commercial version, and more.



Access to our Entrepreneurship Library with great resources for entrepreneurs.


Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities and awards exclusive to AIBE members


Licensing Opportunities

Opportunities to license technology from New Mexico State University

AIBE Staff

Kramer Winningham

Kramer Winningham

Organizational Leader

Brooke Montgomery

Brooke Montgomery

AIBE Project Manager

Rachel Livingston

Rachel Livingston

Outreach Coordinator

Victor Hughes

Victor Hughes

Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) Northern NM Region

Keanu Jones

Keanu Jones

Outreach Promotor Navajo Technical University