Community & Business Development

EDD’s Community, Business & Rural Development staff (CBRD) or "regional representatives" are located in the regions they serve in every corner of the state.  They assist businesss and communities in a broad variety of economic development needs:

If you are a New Mexico business that manufactures, or exports more than 50% of your primary product or service, and you have never been contacted by the Economic Development Department, or if you have questions or comments about our services, please contact Mark Roper, Division Director: or 505.827.0323.  

For professional economic development assistance contact your regional representative:

Community, Business & Rural Development Regions

  • Region 1: Lorraine Ruggles
    Bernalillo Office
    (505) 490-7662
  • Region 2: Peter Mitchell & Deputy Director, Outdoor Recreation
    Santa Fe Office
    (505) 827-2199
    (505) 570-7796
  • Region 3: Max Gruner
    Albuquerque Office: (505) 412.5036
  • Region 4: Tim Hagaman
    Mora Office & Tribal Liaison
    (505) 862-2322
  • Region 5: Christine Logan
    Las Cruces Office
    (575) 373-5602
  • Region 6: Susie Russell
    Roswell Office
    (575) 626-6653