Mar 17th, 2015

Arianna Parsons is a Missouri native who located to Las Cruces in 2012. Prior to her move to the Southwest, she studied business management at the College of New Jersey and opened a small cafin a nearby township. She later moved to Los Angeles where she held positions in outreach and communications and as a youth development specialist at the Koreatown Youth & Community Center. Parsons has also worked with film festival outreach, political campaigns, she has lobbied at a national level for CARE International and has dabbled in app design. Today, Parsons is serving as the interim executive director ... Continue Reading

May 4th, 2015

Braden Tidwell

Born and raised in Las Cruces, Braden Tidwell has seen his share of growth and development in the city he calls home. Certain things come to mind that he enjoys in Mesilla Valley, which includes the food, people and best majestic scenery in the Southwest.

He is a proud Mayfield High School graduate, playing soccer and running track as well as being involved in the Business and Fine Arts Academy. He attended New Mexico State University, studying criminal justice and computer science.

In 1999, he began his career in banking and, from 2000-03, he has received numerous customer service awards. In ... Continue Reading

Jul 20th, 2015

Aaron Perez, Keller Williams Realty

Aaron Perez, associate broker at Keller Williams Realty in Las Cruces is a 13-year real estate industry veteran and has represented large users of residential and office space in a wide array of real-estate transactions. Perez has built a solid foundation of clients through his professional services.

Perez has a long record of successfully guiding local and national clients with their real estate acquisitions, asset repositions and dispositions. He specializes in applying his expertise and market knowledge to consistently exceed the investment goals of his clients and ensuring their success through honesty and hard ... Continue Reading

Oct 26th, 2015

Rachel Courtney, Marketing director, Horse N Hound Feed N Supply

By Beth Sitzler

Raised in Las Cruces, Horse N Hound Feed N Supply Marketing Director Rachel Courtney is doing her part to better the City of the Crosses.

Courtney, a New Mexico State University alum, is not one to shy away from a challenge. She graduated in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications with an emphasis in advertising and a supplementary major in linguistics.

While working for the Las Cruces Bulletin, Courtney moved up the newspaper ladder from graphic designer to production manager. In her position, ... Continue Reading

Jun 27th, 2016

To all chamber members,

My name is Eric Schalk, and I am a 22 year old Realtor who has been in the industry just over two years. I have developed a passion for commercial real estate, but have experience in residential and some agricultural real estate as well. I am currently growing my own invest-ment portfolio, as well as my sales clientele. I am looking forward to getting to know and working with as many of you as I can. More im-portantly, I am looking forward to learning from the successful busi-nesspeople of this great community. Your business, referrals, but espe-cially ... Continue Reading