Our Mission

To diversify and grow the economy of Cherokee Nation and create jobs for Cherokee citizens in Oklahoma and other states. Company profits support future business investments as well as programs and services for tribal citizens – ensuring better lives today and tomorrow.

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Who We Are
Cherokee Federal – a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses – is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. With our heritage of ingenuity coupled with modern business practices, we serve as a trusted partner that can innovate and implement solutions. Our team of companies manages nearly 2,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, engineering and manufacturing, and mission solutions portfolios. Cherokee Federal’s team of small disadvantaged business entities, many of which are 8(a) and/or HUBZone certified, offer attractive contract vehicles with unique advantages – resulting in a streamlined, responsive contract management process.

Serving a Higher Purpose

All Cherokee Federal businesses are wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. with more than 385,000 tribal citizens. Cherokee Nation and its businesses employ more than 11,600 people and has an annual economic impact of $2.16 billion in northeast Oklahoma. Sixty-three percent of profits are invested in Cherokee businesses for creating jobs in high growth, high potential industries, training and educating Cherokee citizens to fill jobs and promote self-sufficiency. Thirty-seven percent is invested in Cherokee programs and services including education, housing and health. Cherokee people share the vision to achieve and maintain an enriching, cultural identity, economic self-reliance and a strong tribal government.
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Where We Are
We have a team of 3,300+ employees with the technical skills and drive focused on building next-gen technologies, solving complex challenges and serving our clients around the globe. Our regional offices are located in Arlington, VA, Atlanta, GA, Denver, CO, Huntsville, AL, San Antonio, TX, and Tulsa, OK (HQ).
60+ Federal Clients
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