Tony Skrelunas, MBA

Navajo Nation
Division of Economic Development
Division Director

Message From Our Division Director


There are significant opportunities within our great Navajo Nation for you to grow, build, and locate a meaningful business in one our communities.  We have unmatched world class attractions, vibrant growing communities, talented population, a people that still retains our ancient language, clan systems, and cultural practices.   We are experienced in and welcome all sectors from industry to tourism and agriculture.

The Division of Economic Development (DED) is honored with the role of creating an environment that is conducive to promoting economic development in the Commercial, Tourism, Industrial, Small Business, agriculture. and other sectors of the Navajo Nation economy, thereby creating jobs and business opportunities for Navajos and non-Navajos alike. To get started click here.

Our current priorities are to create new job and revenue growth, utilize our growth centers to support growth of existing businesses, generate new business opportunities, and achieve major economic growth that ensures our children raise their families in our communities and stay near their elders.   We are focused on efforts ranging from industry, retail, small business, and tourism development. We will support new and growing business owners each step of the way throughout the process of establishing your business. This site is your first step in becoming familiar with who we are and what we can offer you.

Take some time to familiarize yourself with the information on this site. I highly recommend you spend time in the “Doing Business” section; it will give you a feel for our Programs and Business Incentives. You won’t want to miss the “Tribal Development” section to discover new business opportunities and uncover our current economic strategies. The “Fast Facts” and “Infrastructure” areas provide specific data about the nation itself.

We would enjoy speaking with you about your venture and our services. Contact us directly if you’d like to discuss your thoughts.

Ahxehee!  Thank you for your interest in doing business on the Navajo Nation.


Tony Skrelunas, MBA

Division Director
Division of Economic Development

For more information contact:

The Navajo Nation
The Navajo Nation – Division of Economic Development
PO Box 663
Window Rock, AZ 86515
(928) 871-6544 (Arizona)

Karigan Professional Office Complex
100 Taylor Road
St. Michaels, AZ 86511