In 2012, Mr. Valdo became the Chief Executive Officer of AMERIND Risk, the only 100 percent tribally-owned and operated insurance company, that provides property, liability, workers compensation and employee benefits. Mr. Valdo led AMERIND Risk to its best five years of financial performance.

“As a longtime friend of Notah and supporter of the Foundation, I’m excited to join the team and contribute to the work of the NB3 Foundation,” said Mr. Valdo who also sits on the Acoma Business Board and National Indian Child Welfare Association Board of Directors.