The Minority Business Division of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission administers the minority business enterprise certification program and also provides management and technical support to our businesses.
The division works to:
- Promote the growth and development of minority owned businesses
- Act as an advocate so that an equitable portion of State procurement contracts be awarded to minority owned businesses
- Encourage minority businesses that want state contracts to become certified
To learn more about the help you can receive from the Minority Business Division, call 501-682-6105.
MINORITY BUSINESS TEAM
Patricia Nunn Brown - Director of Minority Business
(501) 682-2559 ● PBrown@ArkansasEDC.com
Anthony Armstrong - Business Analyst
(501) 682-5060 ● AArmstrong@ArkansasEDC.com
Karen Castle - Certification and Procurement
(501) 682-7782 ● KCastle@ArkansasEDC.com
Clay Marks - Administrative Assistant and Minority Business Directory
(501) 682-6105 ● CMarks@ArkansasEDC.com