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Awards celebrate NM’s ‘extraordinary’ CEOs

In this Business Outlook we celebrate our first annual Top CEOs as voted by our readers. The Journal’s inaugural Top CEOs section was created with one goal in mind – to celebrate leaders who positively affect the business community in the metro area and throughout the state.

We also deliver a report on the ever-changing skills modern-day CEOs must have compared to 10-20 years ago and discuss what higher education institutions are doing to help develop future CEOs.

“We are proud to celebrate these extraordinary business executives in New Mexico,” said Journal Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer Cecilia Uebel. “They are the epitomes of great and honorable business leaders.”

Winners were selected based on the most nominations in each category submitted by Albuquerque Journal readers. Criteria for nominations required Journal readers to remark on CEOs who provide leadership, vision and employee engagement while also showing courage to achieve business and personal goals. Several hundred nominations were received during the monthlong nomination process. Recognition of an individual was limited to two categories in which they received the most nominations.

The Excellence award winner is Dr. Martin Hickey of True Health New Mexico. This award honors Hickey’s demonstration of a coherent “higher” purpose.

Marsha Majors of U.S. Eagle Federal Credit Union received the most nominations for the Progress award – which recognizes Majors for her work in advancing opportunities in the financial institution industry.

Jean Block of her namesake consulting company received the award for Mentorship – for her commitment to nurturing intellectual growth, career development and professional guidance and as a positive role model.

A complete list of winners begins on Page 17.

“These men and women demonstrate true leadership,” Uebel said. “Some of the winners are at the helm of large companies, and some are leaders of smaller, family-owned companies. They all are highly credible, honest and insightful. They not only oversee their respective companies, but also take care of employees and consumers.”

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