The Four Winds Diversified (FWD) Project is an Innovative Project conceptualized by Southwest Business Development Consultants, LLC (SWBDC) and Data Management of New Mexico, LLC is  funded by the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), U.S. Department of Commerce, American Indian Alaska Native / Native Hawaiian Program. 

This Project targeting the Southwest provides resources for entrepreneurship and business training on access to opportunities, access to capital, and access to resources & markets.


Smoke Signals Peace Pipes & Gallery Taos/Albuquerque, NM – Virtual Success Story

Taos Pueblo Native (Taos, NM) & Peace Pipe Artisan Dean Johnson, interview explores the history of Taos Pueblo Native and Tribal Member’s beginning, showcasing his unique talent, producing authentic Native American piece pipes. This success story shares the perception of an artisan’s inspiring perseverance to progress in today’s economy


Data Management of New Mexico, LLC – Virtual Success Story

 Data Management of New Mexico is 100% Native-Owned & operated data management, training & consulting firm, specializing in Federal Government training & certifications.  Russell Pedro, Pueblo of Laguna Tribal Member & Entrepreneur shares his story of growing up on the reservation & being inspired by elders & close family members. Focused on his path to serve his community & pass on his life lessons and traditions to his children, this success story features the importance of family, tradition, a powerful network & solid partnerships within the business community. 


NEZ/FCI Native American , LLC – Virtual Success Story

NEZ/FCI Native American , LLC – Virtual success story featuring Dekker, Perich, Sabatini Architecture & Design depicts the working relationship with the design team and contractor involving the Lukachukai Community School located on the Navajo reservation in Northern Arizona. This success story explores the dynamic relationships essential to large-scale government contracting while revealing the delicate balance of designing & building a community with sensitive cultural boundaries. This project created over1,000 jobs during the Covid Pandemic, keeping the Native American workforce safe & employed in Indian Country.