Small steps can render big results

As published in the Las Cruces Bulletin Three years ago, I was thrilled to return to the work of The Bridge of Southern New Mexico and in the state that I loved. In no way could I have envisioned how our community’s amazing work would play such an enormous role in the conversations driving education […]

Maximizing Our “Ecosystem of Opportunity” through Workforce Development

As published in The Bottom Line of the Las Cruces Bulletin It’s always great to come home to the Chamber…it truly is the birthplace of The Bridge of Southern New Mexico! In 2007, legendary Las Cruces leader Patsy Duran began a conversation in the Chamber’s Education Committee about high school graduation rates, which lagged around […]

Boosting the Bottom Line Through Workforce Connections

As published in the Las Cruces Sun-News Workforce is the single greatest asset driving success for any company. Many have used the phrase, “I’m not in the _________ business, I’m in the people business.” Attracting, hiring, and cultivating a diverse, well-qualified workforce talent is critical to any company achieving success in fulfilling their mission, whatever […]