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December 2012

New Mexico District Office Newsletter

Brought to you by the U.S. Small Business Administration

             New Mexico District Office

Graduates 21 From 2012 e200 Initiative.

2012 Farmington e200 Grad Class

Farmington Class - L-R Back Row: John Woosley, Director - NM District Office; Anthony Simpson, Lucky Ridge, Inc.; Eric Ivie, EZ Shade Steel Buildings, Inc.; Tim Miller, Miller & Sons Trucking, Inc.; Clint Freeman, Sun Glass, LLC.; Jerry Napie, NCC Electrical Services, Inc.  L-R Front Row: Sandra Duran Poole, e200 Project Manager - SBA, Rusty Hunter, Harpole Construction, Inc.; Gary Spies, Aces Engineering, Inc.; Sherry Foutz, Advertising Ideas, Inc.; Rose Carter, TRC Construction, Inc.

Albuquerque 2012 e200 Grad Class

Albuquerque Class - L-R Back Row: Susana Vasquez, Pet Foods Gone Wild, Inc.; Michael Schramski, American Powerwash Equipment & Supplies, LLC.; Liana Sanchez, Avanyu, LLC: LezlieAnn Kinney, Bright Ideas Promotional Products Galore; Jeremy Jaramillo, Ken's Plumbing & Heating, Inc.; Gina Euell, Exhibit Solutions of NM, Inc.  L-R Front Row: Virginia Ballener, Navajo Spirit Southwestern Wear; Theresa Trujillo, RTD Hardware, Inc; Marilee Garza, PMC Solutions, Inc.; Odes Caster-Armijo, Sacred Power, Inc. Not Shown: Jerome Garcia, Southwestern General Construction, Inc.

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Padilla Named New Deputy District Director

Frances Padilla Photo

Frances A. Padilla has been named Deputy District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) New Mexico District Office to expand delivery of SBA’s loan programs and services throughout the state’s 33 counties.

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Two New Staff Members for the New Mexico District Office

Bob Martin Photo


Robert S. Martin (Bob) has joined the New Mexico District Office Staff as a Lender Relations Specialist.  He comes to us from the Colorado District Office in Denver.

Josh Baca


Joshua Baca (Josh) is the newest member of the New Mexico District Office family.  He will be working as a Business Development Specialist in the 8(a) Business Development Program.


District Director's Corner

John Woosley Photo


 John C. Woosley

 District Director

 New Mexico District Office


As we start our 2013 fiscal year we have had some exciting developments in the New Mexico District Office.  As is mentioned in the other articles in this newsletter, Josh Baca and Bob Martin joined the District and Frances Padilla received a very well earned promotion to Deputy District Director. 

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2013 Small Business Week Nominations Due January 3rd. 

For more information contact Sandra.Duran-Poole@sba.gov 

Don’t Get Scammed Just Because You Want to Get Into SAM

Are you looking to register your small businesses in the new System for Award Management? The SAM database will consolidate nine separate and distinct federal systems into one, making a more efficient experience for small business owners. Check out these tips to help get you started.

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