Strategic Action Council

SAC is dedicated to improving economic and enterprise development, education, and healthcare throughout the region.


The Strategic Action Council (SAC) of Northwest Louisiana is a broad-based regional, business, and civic organization created to enhance the capacity of the region so that it can compete in today’s global, technology-driven economy. SAC is dedicated to improving economic and enterprise development, education, and healthcare throughout the region. The Strategic Action Council’s mission is “To make our region healthy, wealthy, and wise.” Through the diversity of its organizational membership, as well as through the engagement of its four committees: Community Development, Regional Healthcare, Education, and Regional Economic Development, the Strategic Action Council strives to make Northwest Louisiana an even better place to live.

Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator

Business Planning

  • Business Model development
  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Diversification
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Ideation
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Lean Canvas development
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research
  • Technology Transfer

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Leveraged Buyout
  • Mergers and Acquisition
  • Product Licensing
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business
  • Tax Services
  • Valuation

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development
  • Economic Forecast
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Lease Review
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits
  • Watershed Planning

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Bonding
  • Loan Providers

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Apprenticeship

Import and Export Assistance

  • Certification and Licensing

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program

Legal Services

  • Forming a Business

Management Issues

  • Recruiting Assistance

Marketing and Sales

  • Market Plan Development and Training

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • Hispanic Business
  • Native-American Business
  • Small Business Policy
  • State Business Issues
  • Women’s Business Issues

Starting a Business

  • Startup Business Counseling

Tax Services

  • State and Federal Tax Training
  • State Tax Credit Information
  • Tax Credits
  • Tax Preparation Assistance
  • Tax Registration
Primary Contact
Taylor Jamison
331 Milam Street
Suite 314
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101