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Business First: New Mexico execs make influencer list, top 100 best jobs in 2020

Justine Lopez
Created: February 11, 2020 07:08 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.– Albuquerque Business First Editor-in-chief Rachel Sams sits down with Steve Soliz and Tessa Mentus to talk about the two New Mexico executives that made a national list that recognizes business influencers and a new list of the top 100 best jobs in the country for 2020.

NM Execs make national list of influencers


Two New Mexico executives were ranked on a list of influential business people for 2020.

Rich Brown, Santa Fe’s new director of economic development, and George Whitesides of Virgin Galactic both appeared on “Influencers: People We’re Watching in 2020”. The list names executives who are likely to make local and possibly national headlines in 2020.

To see the full list of executives, click here.

Four professions in NM recognized in U.S. list of best jobs

A U.S. News & World report revealed rankings for the Best Jobs in the Country for 2020. The list of 100 includes four professions where people in Albuquerque and Santa Fe can earn among the highest annual salaries in the nation for that job. They include OB-GYN, mathematician and financial advisor.

Factors such as work-life balance, growth possibility and salary were all considered in the methodology behind the rankings. To see the top ten professions that made the list of best jobs in 2020, click here.

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