President and CEO, National Indian Business Association
Pete Homer is a Mohave/Shasta Indian from the Colorado River Indian Tribe. He has worked on behalf of American Indian endeavors for 32 years. Mr. Homer currently serves as the President and CEO of the National Indian Business Association (NIBA), a non-profit trade organization in Washington, DC. NIBA’s mission is to promote business development through education, communication and advocacy. From 1992 to 1995, Mr. Homer implemented and served as the director of the Office of Native American Affairs, US Small Business Administration in Washington, DC. From 1985 to 1992, he founded and served as President and CEO of American Indian Business and Technologies, INC, an Albuquerque, New Mexico company that provided business development and computer related services. From 1975 to 1985, Mr. Homer implemented and served as director of the US Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration programs in Washington, DC. From 1966 to 1975 he served as Executive Director of the Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona; Directed the Arizona Governor’s Employment and Training Program in Phoenix, AZ; Directed the Northern Arizona University’s National Indian Business Development Program in Flagstaff, AZ, and Directed the Indian Development District of Arizona’s Employment and Training Program in Phoenix, AZ.