Minority Business Development Division

For assistance, contact agent below

Eric M. Seabrook, Chief
Minority Business Development Division
(614) 466-5700

The Ohio Department of Development Minority Business Development Division (MBDD) supports the growth and sustainability of small, minority and disadvantaged businesses in Ohio. Supporting these businesses means providing them with technical and professional assistance, access to capital and bonding, and connection to business opportunities through the Minority Business Assistance Centers (MBAC). The Division leverages these resources to support achievement of the state's 15% MBE set aside goal which is overseen by the Department of Administrative Services.

The Division works with entrepreneurs and emerging business enterprises to help them achieve scale and market success. The overarching goal is to help small, minority and disadvantaged businesses contribute to job creation and economic growth in Ohio.