COVID’s Double Whammy on Workforce

As published in the Las Cruces Sun-News, February 1, 2021 COVID is having a double-whammy on workforce: disrupting the rate at which individuals are pursuing college, as well as displacing a surprisingly high number of degree holders in specific fields. Two pieces recently highlighted both the disparities in, and the opportunities for, connecting education to […]

The Power of People in New Mexico’s Economic Recovery

As published in the Las Cruces Bulletin, January 15, 2021 The New Mexico Chamber of Commerce launched into 2021 with a business-led, strategic plan for the economic recovery of New Mexico.  The plan, Driving New Mexico’s Future: Empower a Competitive Economic in a Post-Pandemic World, was unveiled on Jan. 12 at the University of New Mexico Economic […]

Helping People Get Back to Work is Job #1 for 2021

As published in the Las Cruces Sun-News, January 4, 2021 I don’t think anyone was sad to see 2020 fade into the rearview mirror, but now that we have a shiny new year in front of us, we have the opportunity to turn our attention to the most pressing needs we have a community.  While […]