Washington DC – Heartland Consulting, a premier provider of business consulting services, and affiliate, Buffalo Horse, Inc., a leader in professional services from the Island Mountain Development Group, announce a new joint venture partnership: Heartlands Joint Venture.

Heartlands Joint Venture is 8(a) certified by the Small Business Administration (SBA). The joint venture boasts eligibility to receive 8(a) sole source contracts up to $100M streamlining procurements, reducing bureaucracy, and maximizing resources throughout government support services such as Management Consulting, Information Technology, Healthcare, Organization Development, and Financial Management.

Heartland Consulting Chief Executive Officer, John English, a Native American himself, traces his own ancestry back to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. “My heritage has always instilled a lot of pride in me. I have always worked with the tribes and this partnership is a prime example of leveraging business relationships in the 21st century,” said English.

“We are excited to partake in this business partnership with Heartland Consulting as it will provide an excellent opportunity for Buffalo Horse Inc. to diversify its economic opportunities for our Aaniiih and Nakoda people. Our joint venture will collaboratively strengthen a combined mission that supports what the 8a program is designed to do,” said Felix McGowan, General Manager of Governmental Contracting of Buffalo Horse, Inc.

About Heartland Consulting

Founded in 2009 by a Marine Corps Veteran and Native American, Heartland works with clients to maximize efficiencies through innovation, to execute the program based on the highest professional standards, and to drive towards success meeting expectations for higher efficiency of operations. Our consulting services are a superb complement to the government’s core mission of efficiency, economy, and security, allowing us to serve across a wide range of agencies. Our staff brings decades of experience providing quality support to clients from federal and state government, energy sector, healthcare and financial industry organizations, nonprofits, and private sector companies.

About Buffalo Horse, Inc.

Owned by the Aaniiih and Nakoda people of the Fort Belknap Indian Community, Buffalo Horse, Inc. provides tailored solutions for government and commercial customers. Buffalo Horse, Inc. offers an unparalleled service delivery model, combined with experienced professionals and distinctive skill sets to support customer needs ranging from Construction Renovation to National Security. Buffalo Horse, Inc. is positioned upon a strong foundation of ethics and is committed to upholding the highest caliber of quality with competitive and best value pricing. Buffalo Horse, Inc. proudly supports underserviced Native American Communities by providing unprecedented subject matter expertise, assets, and capabilities.