A Better Way

Who we are

Better Local Business Agency is passionate about increasing participation on local opportunities.

We also Team/JV with certified local firms to directly deliver selected scope of work and streamlining access to capital for Small Businesses.

We are a certified Minority Firm

  • NYC Department of Small Business Service - MBE Certified

  • PANYNY - MBE Certified

  • City of Philadelphia - MBE Certified

  • NYS – MBE Certification - Pending

  • Federal DBE Certification – Pending

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What we do

Advertise Contracting Opportunities, targeting Small & Minority Businesses in underserved communities

Improve Access to Capital for Small & Minority Businesses 

Provide Training and Development solutions to Government, Corporates and Small & Minority Businesses 

Provide Technology Assistance to Small & Minority Businesses 

Connect Small & Minority Businesses with Specialized Services, that reduce expenses, increase cashflow and add overall value

Our Team

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Mark Hayles
Founder

Mark is passionate about building capacity and improving access to capital and opportunities for small and minority businesses. He advocates that having better access to capital is a key driver of local economic growth. Mark has provided technical assistance to businesses accessing State and Federal loan programs. He is an Adjunct Professor and a subject matter expert in Business Process Integration, ERP systems implementation and small business development. He is a SAP Certified Solutions Architect in the designs of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, and holds an MBA in International Business. He brings more than 20 years experience in business development, finance, accounting and training to the Company. 

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Archana Prasad
Managing Associate
Technology Services

Archana, is an Independent Technology Consultant who supports our product development service delivery processes. She has deep experience in Project Management and Application Development. She assists the Agency with Product Planning and Development and provides on-going technical assistance to the Agency.

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Vanessa Matthew
Managing Associate
Marketing & Communications

Vanessa is Founder of Brazen Marketer, a marketing consultancy based in New York City. her partnership with Better Local Business Agency brings a new level of service to nonprofits and small businesses to win new clients and donors with robust brand strategies and marketing executions.

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Narinder Randawe
Managing Associate
Accounting & Back Office Services

 


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Kiyeon Nam
Business Associate
Global Sourcing - SE Asia