Please join us in welcoming our new member to the Native PTAC team, Barbara Allen!

In order to better serve the Oregon and Southern Washington portion of our region, we are pleased to add Barbara Allen, Senior Business Counselor, to our staff. Barbara is a member of the Three Affiliated Tribes – Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation of North Dakota

Barbara has worked 25 years for the US Federal Government.  Her experience includes 20 years in government contracting with the US DOT, FHWA, specializing in highway and bridge construction contracts.  Barbara then took a career step using her extensive contracting background in a position with the US Small Business Administration as a Business Development Specialist/Native American Business Liaison in 2007 in Portland, Oregon.  In addition, for 2 terms, Barbara was the Project Manager for SBA’s e200 Native American Owned Business Program where 15 Native owned businesses received MBA-like training from SBA.   Barbara retired from Government service February 2012.

Currently, she is on the Board of Directors for the Oregon Native American Chamber as Board Secretary and volunteers with the Southwest Veteran’s Business Resource Center and with SCORE.

Contact her through her email: to schedule a meeting.