I am Enrolled in The Oglala Lakota Nation. I am adopted and that is how I got the
name Channell. Medford Salway is my Dad. I got married @ 20. Was friends with my wife before
we decided to go on a date. 6 weeks later we got married. We have 3 boys all grown with
their own families now. I was a carpenter in Local 253, 400, and 444 for 18 years. I worked
for several General Contractors that had 8a status through the SBA. I got an opportunity to go into business
for myself in 1998 on the construction of the Conagra World Headquarters in Downtown Omaha NE.
The company grew. Had 2 locations Omaha and Des Moines offices. At the height we had 99
employees and did $54,936,231 worth of contracts in 4 years. All that was made possible through
the SBA’s subcontracting programs that are mandated @ the Federal Market level of Government.
For the last 15 years I have been working as a Private Consultant. I have worked with several different Companies providing all different types of services. I have also worked with 9 Different