Businesses that want to grow and expand need advisors with the technical and financial tools, knowledge, experiences, and relationships to help them achieve their desired growth.
Total Spectrum Business Development (TSBD) is a business advisory firm focused on advancing its clients’ growth and expansion strategies by leveraging decades of industry experience in the business and political arenas. TSBD is designed to help organizations develop business and financial strategies and leverage relationships that are vital to create successful top and bottom-line growth.
Total Spectrum Business Development’s Advisory Agenda rests on four pillars:
Total Spectrum Business Development takes the policy knowledge, experience, and political skills of Total Spectrum and combines them with business and financial knowledge, analytical skills, and relationships. Our goal is to help clients achieve their goals by anticipating, adopting, expanding, and taking advantage of new opportunities.
The team assembled for our Native American Business Development Unit holds a strong a expertise in commercial-sized solar farms and a variety of other economic development projects.
Steve Gordon has seen how lives can be changed through programs that create private sector economic growth and new opportunities for individual growth. His commitment to do his part by giving back drove him to begin working in 2021 with the White Earth Nation in northern Minnesota as they explored clean energy development. This project spurred the creation of Total Spectrum’s Native American Business Development Unit in 2022.
Our Project Manager is Terry Bohl, America’s foremost expert in the development of commercial-sized solar on Native American reservations. Terry has developed a dozen solar projects on reservations, creating more than 3.9 kWh and 1200 kWh of battery storage. Terry has perfected a system that shortened the development process from three years to one year, and he standardized methods and techniques that are designed to return maximum to the Tribe and its enrollees. He also has great experience developing destination entertainment centers, travel plazas, and other business development projects.
Ramon Valadez, an electrical engineer and MBA candidate at the University of Arizona, leads our financing projects and analysis functions. Ramon served in the Arizona House of Representatives and the Arizona State Senate before becoming Special Staff Assistant to then-Governor Janet Napolitano. He served as Chairman of the Pima County Board of Supervisors before joining Total Spectrum and Total Spectrum Business Development in 2021.
Douglas Lee is an entrepreneur and an experienced Tribal leader. He is an enrollee of the White Earth Nation, where he has served since 2018 as a delegate to the Minnesota Chippewa Constitution Convention and was the Delegation Chair from 2019 to 2021. He has been a leader on the Total Spectrum Green Team that developed plans for the White Earth Nation to invest in clean energy production. Clean energy development on reservations is just one avenue for creating economic growth, jobs, and growth opportunities for Native American Nations. Total Spectrum Business Development is committed to helping achieve those goals.