Entries by Tracey Bryan

Let Business Lead

Las Cruces Sun-News – Learn & Earn Column, July 1, 2018 Workforce is the place where education and ability meet opportunity and employer demand. Across the country, states and communities just like ours are wrestling with the workforce conundrum: We have people. We have jobs. But the people we have are not equipped with the […]

Finish Lines Have Financial Rewards

Las Cruces Bulletin – June 22, 2018 We celebrated a lot of finish lines in May, as thousands of people, young and old, crossed a finish line at one of our county’s high schools, Doña Ana Community College, and New Mexico State University. Every person who earned their diploma, certification, or degree increased their earning […]

We Have a Lot to Look Forward to…Just Ask the Kids

There’s something special about young people full of hope and aspirations for the future. That special-ness was on full display at the Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Middle School Recognition event in April. In what was an incredibly uplifting night, the Chamber’s signature education event packed out the auditorium of Doña Ana Community College’s […]

El Paso Electric’s Clay Doyle Returns to The Bridge of Southern New Mexico’s Board of Directors

Clay Doyle, Vice President of Transmission and Distribution, El Paso Electric   LAS CRUCES, NM – The Bridge of Southern New Mexico has secured all 23 of its cross-sector board members with the final addition of Robert Clay Doyle, Vice President of Transmission and Distribution for El Paso Electric. Doyle previously served as a member of […]

Staying Ahead of the Robot Apocalypse

Las Cruces Sun-News – Learn & Earn Column April 1, 2018 Robots are taking over…literally. Technological advances creating “disruptive innovations” across a host of industries are generating seismic shifts in the workforce and how workers can remain qualified and competitive in the job market. According to the Associated Press, construction is just the latest industry […]

None of Us is a Strong as All of Us

  Originally published in the Las Cruces Bulletin on April 20, 2018. Collaboration continues to be the driving force transforming the future of Las Cruces and Dona Ana County — as consistent and persistent as a heartbeat and proving the power of possible. Collaboration was at the heart of this year’s Greater Las Cruces Chamber […]

A Lasting Legacy of Change

Originally published in the Las Cruces Bulletin in March 2018. In February, Las Cruces Public Schools celebrated the fact that it had achieved the highest four-year graduation rate in the state. Truly, it is an amazing accomplishment to be celebrated by every teacher, administrator, staff member, and district leader who all played their unique role […]

Business Voice a Powerful Force for Change

The voice of business is a powerful thing. When united, it can direct state investments that expand opportunity, close gaps between theory and practice, and give young people a clearer picture of the future they envision for themselves. This was once again confirmed for me over three events that transpired in just eight days. One […]