Private sector funding from the businesses and organizations throughout the New Mexico Borderplex is a mainstay of MVEDA’s ability to continue in its mission of creating new employment opportunities for area residents. MVEDA is proud to announce a number of new partners for 2011.
Century Bank, MVEDA’s newest Gold Partner, held a grand opening for its new Las Cruces Branch located at 141 S. Roadrunner Parkway on December 7th. Century Bank, originally founded in 1887 as Mutual Building and Loan Association, has branches in Santa Fe, Espanola and Albuquerque. MVEDA vice chair Gary Lenzo is the Las Cruces market president.
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck is home to 250 attorneys and policy consultants and 252 support staff in 12 offices across the western U.S. and in Washington, DC. In New Mexico, their offices are located in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Shareholder David Buchholtz from the Albuquerque office works with a number of local firms in business and corporate advisory.
Carlisle Energy, based in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, specializes in turnkey project development and design for large-scale commercial photovoltaic solar rooftops and solar landfill closure systems. Business development manager Doug Parsons is working with a number of local firms interested in rooftop solar photovoltaic systems.
IMA Realtors, located at 125 West Griggs, is owned and operated by Edgar Lopez, CCIM, CPM. Lopez started in the real estate business in 1973 and earned his CCIM designation in 1986.
Bank ‘34 recently opened its new location in Las Cruces at 220 N. Telshor. BANK’34 was originally organized as Alamogordo Federal Savings and Loan Association in 1934, hence its name. Jill Gutierrez is the president of the Las Cruces Division.
Visvas II Partnership, doing business as the Hampton Inn & Suites, El Paso West, is managed by Frances Medrano. The hotel is located at 6411 South Desert Boulevard in El Paso.