Navajo Nation

Diné Development Corporation (DDC), is a wholly-owned entity of the Navajo Nation. DDC was established in 2004 to provide economic benefits to the Navajo Nation. DDC has established five (5) separate subsidiaries to include NOVA Corporation, DDC IT Services, DDC 4C, Diné Source, and BRIC.

Our Vision

To be the best tribal corporation in the world.


Our Mission

Deliver high-quality science, and technology products and services to our valued clients.

Our Value Proposition

The BRIC’s service offering, combined with our small business dexterity, contracting advantages (Indian-owned, SDB, and SBA 8(a) Certification), and trusted leadership team, is ready to respond to the most complex and urgent needs, while adhering to  your budget and service quality standards.

Our Core Values

  • Leadership – Develop the leaders necessary to realize business excellence
  • Heritage – Embrace our strong heritage, while boldly pursuing local and global business opportunities
  • Respect – Respect the Navajo Nation, the environment, our diverse clients, employees, and their families
  • Economic – Strengthen and grow, Diné economic well-being and capability for future generations
  • Performance – Capitalize and expand scalable systems and infrastructure for future companies


Steven Sullivan


As the President of the BRIC, Steve Sullivan joined Diné Development Corporation (DDC) with almost 20 years of experience as a recognized leader in providing science, environmental and technology consulting services to the federal government and commercial enterprises. As owner of Sullivan International Group (SIG), Steve was able to secure over $1.5B in government and commercial contracts while focusing on a broad base of construction, environmental restoration and ecosystem projects and programs. Mr. Sullivan was honorably discharged and is retired from the United States Navy. Steve is married and works primarily out of the Minneapolis, MN office. He also serves as DDC’s Chief Strategy Officer (CSO).

Oscencio Tom

Director of Operations

O.C. Tom joined the BRIC as the Director of Operations in 2017. Prior to his role within the BRIC, O.C. was the Director of Marketing for Diné Development Corporation (BRIC parent company) and NOVA Corporation (BRIC sister company). Mr. Tom joined the DDC family of companies in August of 2011. Prior to his career at DDC, O.C. was the Community Relations Coordinator for Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company and served as a librarian at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, MD and at the Biodiversity Heritage Library at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. O.C. is married with three children and works primarily out of the Window Rock, AZ office.