Board of Directors

The Greater Albuqueque Chamber of Commerce works every day to make our community a place where businesses can grow and prosper, where people want to raise their families and where tourists want to visit. As the voice of business since 1917, we envision New Mexicans living in safe neighborhoods, working in rewarding careers and thriving businesses, while their children attend great schools and enjoy their leisure time in one of the most beautiful regions on Earth.

Chairman of the Board, Mike Canfield

  • President and CEO, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and Indian Pueblos Marketing, Inc.
  • President, Valliant Consulting Group
  • Former President and CEO, Laguna Industries Inc.
  • Tribal member of Laguna Pueblo, first tribal member to lead the Greater ABQ Chamber of Commerce
  • Consulted on organizational and human resources matters with over 100 tribes
  • Currently overseeing the extensive redevelopment of the 80-acres of Pueblo-owned land around 12th St. and Indian School

President and CEO, Terri Cole

  • Joined the Chamber staff in 1978 and has served as President and CEO for 36 years
  • The first female to lead a big-city chamber of commerce in the U.S. and the first female to lead the America Chamber of Commerce Executive Association
  • Long-time member of the UNM STC Board of Directors (2004 – present)
  • Former Chair of the NM Workforce Development Board
  • Former board member and President of the Foundation for Open Government
  • Two-time past President of the New Mexico Chamber of Commerce Executives Association

2019 - 2020 Executive Committee

Mike Canfield

Chairman of the Board

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and Indian Pueblos Marketing, Inc.

Kyle Beasley


Bank of Albuquerque

Pat Vincent-Collawn

Immediate Past Chair

Public Service Company of New Mexico

Fred Winter


Terri Cole

President and CEO

Greater ABQ Chamber of Commerce

Sherman McCorkle

Chair, Legislative Session and Local Government Advocacy

Sandia Science and Technology Park

Tom Antram

Chair, Sector Advocacy Teams

French Family of Companies

Dr. Cheryl Willman

Chair, Connection Advocacy Networks and NM Roadrunners

UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center

Meg Meister

Chair, Leadership Circle

Modrall Sperling

Del Esparza

Chair, Public Safety Bold Issue Group (BIG)

esparza Advertising

Norm Becker

Chair, Downtown Transformation Bold Issue Group (BIG)

New Mexico Mutual Group

Cindy McGill

Chair, Education Reform Bold Issue Group (BIG)

McGill Executive Consulting

Paul DiPaola

Vice Chair, Public Safety Bold Issue Group (BIG)

U.S. Bank

Peter Lorenz

Vice Chair, Education Reform Bold Issue Group (BIG)

UniRac, Inc.

Bruce Stidworthy

Chair, Leadership Albuquerque

Bohannan Huston Inc.

Debbie Johnson

Vice Chair, Leadership Albuquerque

Central New Mexico Community College

Dr. Paul Roth

Committee Member At-Large

UNM Health Sciences Center

Ryan A. Shell

Committee Member At-Large

New Mexico Gas Company

Board Members

Bill Miera

Fiore Industries

Brian Rule

Blake’s Lotaburger

Charles Rath

Resilient Solutions 21

Chris Dunkeson


Chris Grimley


Dale Dekker


Dale Maxwell

Presbyterian Health Plan

Del Archuleta

Molzen-Corbin & Associates

Doug Majewski

Hartman+Majewski Design Group

Erika Edgerly

Intel Corporation

Grant Adams


Greg Leyendecker

New Mexico Bank & Trust

Jay Rosenblum

Thayer & Browne

Jeremiah Ritchie

Sheehan & Sheehan

Jim Hakeem

Maestas and Ward

Joan Griffin

Griffin Associates

John Silva


Josanne Cossio

Unite Private Networks

Kamal Ali

BBVA (Compass Bank)

Karl Holme

DoubleTree by Hilton Albuquerque

Kurt Shipley

Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Laurie Donavan

Wells Fargo

Leean Kravitz

Fidelity Investments

Leslie Apodaca

Rodey Law Firm

Marsha Majors

US Eagle Federal Credit Union

Michael Buehler

Nusenda Credit Union

Michelle Donaldson


Mike Stanford

Payday HCM

Nadyne Bicknell


Nick Maniatis


Nimish Bhatt

Thornburg Investment Management

Paul Silverman

Geltmore LLC

Ray Smith

Klinger Constructors

Rick Alvidrez

Miller Stratvert

Rick Marquardt

Jaynes Corporation

Robert Chavez

Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union

Dr. Robert Rubin

Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute

Scott Hindman

Excellent Schools New Mexico

Tom Briones

Briones Business Law Consulting, P.C.

Tom Jenkins

CBRE, Investment Properties

Tony Hernandez

Western Sky Community Care

Travis Chaney

Albertson’s Market

Honorary Members

Dr. Garnett Stokes, President

University of New Mexico

Col. David Miller, 377th Air Base Wing Commander

Kirtland Air Force Base

Dr. Katharine Winograd, President

Central NM Community College

Dr. Raquel Reedy, Superintendent

Albuquerque Public Schools

Scott Aeilts, Associate Labs Director

Sandia National Labs

Dr. Kelly Hammett, Director, Directed Energy Directorate

Air Force Research Laboratory

Tyler Young, Board President

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
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