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MBDA Credited with Small Company's Big Success
Tue, 2012-11-27 10:15

Company Name: Mirador Enterprises

Industry Sector: Facilities Maintenance and Management

Results of MBDA Assistance:
$24 Million Contracts
$10 Million Capital
29 Jobs Created and/or Retained

MBDA Support: Access to Contracts
Access to Capital
Access to Markets
Strategic Business Consulting

"As a successful, El Paso small business owner, I commend the El Paso MBDA Business Center for being such a valuable business resource to my company and to so many other local small businesses." Yolanda Diaz

Yolanda Diaz knew from the beginning that if she wanted her small business to be a success, she would have to do a lot of networking to find opportunities and find partners who would help her chase those opportunities. That’s what brought her to the MBDA Business Center in El Paso in 2008.

Since that time, the El Paso MBDA Business Center has provided Mirador Enterprises with greater exposure to local, state and federal buyers, along with assistance in certification, bidding, bonding and financing. As a result, the company secured one contract for $20 million with the Texas National Guard, and another contract for $4 million with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The El Paso MBDA Business Center also assisted Mirador Enterprises with securing $10 million in bonding, enabling the company to create and retain 29 jobs.

"The staff of the MBDA Business Center in El Paso is extremely professional and very effective in matching businesses to opportunities, along with exposing small businesses to buyers/potential clients. I attribute a large majority of my company’s success to the support I receive from the El Paso MBDA Business Center and the Hispanic Chamber.”—Yolanda Diaz, President.

Contact the El Paso MBDA Business Center to learn more about the center and this success story.