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Kim Bachechi and Oscar Gutierrez have opened Dogtopia of Albuquerque at 3301 Coors NW. The dog daycare, boarding and spa is open from 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday; and from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Early drop-off and late pickup are available with advance notice. For additional information, call 505-365-1512 or visit


Robert T. Conley

Robert T. Conley, PE, LEED AP, promoted to chief financial officer at Bridgers & Paxton Consulting Engineers. He joined the company in 1998 and was elected to the company’s board of directors in 2010 and will continue in his role as secretary of the board and principal mechanical engineer. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of New Mexico.

Modrall Sperling has named four associate attorneys shareholders. They are Jeremy Harrison, Anna Indahl, Vanessa Kaczmarek and Sarah Stevenson.


Hildeberto Moreno has joined IHR Development as director of land development and sales. Moreno, in his new position, will lead efforts to develop the rail-served industrial part in Santa Teresa, and will continue his involvement with the Santa Teresa business community. He has extensive experience in industrial development, sales and leasing.

Dan Mayfield has joined Leverage Point Inc. as public affairs director. Mayfield has 20 years’ experience in the communications field. Mayfield most recently worked for Carroll Strategies as media director. He also previously worked as editor in chief at Albuquerque The Magazine; as an assistant editor at the Albuquerque Journal and the Albuquerque Tribune; and as a tech reporter for Albuquerque Business First.

Mavis Aragon of Acoma Pueblo, has joined the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of New Mexico as interim executive director.




Carlos Gutierrez

Sandia National Laboratories researchers Carlos Gutierrez, Alex Talin and Thomas Mattsson have been elected Fellows of the American Physical Society.

Talin was honored for the discovery of new electronic transport phenomena, materials and devices.

Gutierrez was honored for increasing understanding of magnetic thin-film physics and developing innovative education programs in materials physics.

Mattsson was honored for contributions to the fundamental understanding of condensed matter at extreme temperatures and pressures though molecular dynamics and electronic structure simulations.

Hannah Feil Greenhood

Engineering News-Record (ENR) Southwest has named Emily Allen and Hannah Feil Greenhood to the Top 20 Under 40 list, which includes individuals from the architecture, engineering and construction communities.

Allen is a principal of the interior design group at Dekker/Perich/Sabatini. She has 14 years’ experience in the field and is the youngest professional to be made a principal in the firm’s 55-year history.

Feil Greenhood is an associate/architect specializing in multifamily housing, commercial and mixed-use projects at Dekker/Perich/Sabatini.


The New Mexico Mortgage Lenders Association has elected new officers and directors for 2018.

New officers are Suzie Nance – Gateway Mortgage Group, president; Aaron Thompson — Legacy Mortgage, president-elect; Vincent Smith — Nusenda Credit Union, past president; and Angela Muxworthy – Nusenda Credit Union, treasurer.

New directors are Judy Cassels, First American Bank; Daryl Custer, Legacy Mortgage; Bill Elliott, Envoy Mortgage; Sheryl Kassetas, Homewise, Inc.; Greg Frost, Frost Mortgage; and Chris Juarez Academy Mortgage.

Saranam LLC has elected new officers and board members for its 2018 board of directors.

New board officers are Rob Lasater, chair; Linda Weil, vice chair; Karl Jarvis, treasurer; and Sonya Priestly, secretary.

New board members are William R. Keleher, Alicia Marcell, Kathy Waldman and Patricia Rodriguez.


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