COVID-19 Forum: The Way Forward

The University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management and Central New Mexico Community College, Business and Information Technology Division present COVID-19 Forum: The Way Forward.

Four Panel Perspectives

  • 9:00 AM City of Albuquerque
  • 10:45 AM State of New Mexico
  • 1:00 PM National/Federal
  • 2:30 PM International Business
  • 4:00 PM Final Roundtable


9:15 - 10:30 AM
  • Synthia Jaramillo, Director of Albuquerque Economic Development
  • Karen Converse, Wholesale Lavender Operations Manager, Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm
  • Mayling Armijo, Director of Economic Development, Bernalillo County
  • Matthew Bregar, President, New Mexico Pinon Coffee Group
15-minute BREAK
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Randy Trask, President, New Mexico International Trade Alliance
  • Johanna Nelson, CEcD, Strategic Programs Manager, New Mexico Economic Development Department
  • Chef Cristian Pontiggia, Executive Chef, Sassella Restaurant, Santa Fe
  • Chanel Wiese, Executive Director of the Somos Unidos Foundation · ‎New Mexico United
1-hour lunch BREAK
1:00 - 2:15 PM
  • Patrick Shaeffer, International Trade Advisor
  • Terry Brunner, Ex-Director of
  • John Garcia, District Director, NM District Office, US SBA
  • Casey Anglada DeRaad, CEO, NewSpace New Mexico
  • Stefany Goradia, Division Vice President of Analytics, Albuquerque-based data analytics firm RS21
  • Angelica Brunkhe, Division President, Albuquerque-based data analytics firm RS21
15-minute BREAK
2:30 - 3:45 PM
  • Jerry Pacheco, President, Industrial Border Association
  • Alex Sierra, General Manager for Acme Mills, an automotive textile supplier located in Santa Teresa
  • Guillermo Lopez, General Manager for Monarch Litho, a large lithography and printing company located in Santa Teresa
15-minute BREAK