Hopi Tribe Economic Development Center

The Hopi Tribe Economic Development Corporation is working on behalf of the Hopi people to bring economic development opportunities that make a difference.

We are the off-reservation economic development arm for the Hopi Tribe. With five diverse enterprises. With locations on Second Mesa, Polacca, Sedona, and Flagstaff, the HTEDC is diverse in it’s operations.

Our Mission


Create and harness an economic environment that will blossom, by securing resources, and providing the guidance and training that allows Hopi Tribe members to prosper and preserve their homeland and culture.

Our Core Values

At the heart of every move the HTEDC holds the Core Values of the corporation. We strive to keep these values in mind as we are operating our everyday business and looking forward to future ventures:

Trust  •  Integrity  •  Creativity & Innovation  •  Accountability Respect  •  Ensure that the Hopi’s money is spent mindfully

Board of Directors

Gene Kuwanquaftewa

Board Chairman

Edison Tu’tsi

Vice Chairman

David Newlin

Board Member


Board Member

Nicole Johnson

Board Member

Jerry Lane

Board Member

Joseph Yuhas

Board Member

Entity Management

Lamar Keevama

Hopi Cultural Center, General Manager info@hopiculturalcenter.com

Teresa Sherwood

Muyawki Inn, General Manager frontdesk@muyawkiinn.com

Mike Hutchins & Tammy Cupp

Flagstaff Properties, Property Managers info@sterlingrem.com