The New Mexico Technology Council Board of Directors is composed of leaders from across the technology community who are committed to growing New Mexico’s technology ecosystem and serving the NMTC Membership. The NMTC board values are listed below:  

Foster Collaboration and Innovation


The primary value of the New Mexico Tech Council is
to bring a wide variety of tech and tech-adjacent
organizations for the purpose of advancing the tech
ecosystem in our state.

Act with Integrity and Goodwill


The New Mexico Tech Council’s purpose is to support
and advance the New Mexico tech industry. We
believe in highlighting and enhancing what makes our
state great.

Lead and Guide the Local Tech Industry


The New Mexico Tech Council made up of the Board
of Directors and its membership, is THE tech
authority in the state of New Mexico.

2023 Executive Committee

David Kistin
David KistinChair
Manager, Technology & Economic Development, Sandia National Laboratories
Miles Wolf
Miles WolfVice Chair
Vice President, Business Banker, First Citizens Bank
David Roybal
David RoybalTreasurer
VP, Program Trust Advisor, MTX Group
Joshua Fristoe
Joshua FristoeImmediate Past Chair
CTO, Kosh Solutions

Board Members

Phil Abeyta
Phil Abeyta
CEO, Tec 3|4
Luis Cordova
Luis Cordova
CEO, Wander
Kevin Farr
Kevin Farr
Director of Information Technology, New Mexico Gas Company
Carlos Garcia
Carlos Garcia
COO, Holmans
Diego Garcia
Diego Garcia
Director of Professional Services, RESPEC
Erika Hecht
Erika Hecht
Founder & CEO, Market Ascent
Annemarie Henton
Annemarie Henton
Dir. State & Local Services, RS21
Jason Johnson
Jason Johnson
Deputy CIO, New Mexico Department of Information Technology
Mark Leech
Mark Leech
Director of Technology and Innovation, City of Albuquerque
Mason Martinez
Mason Martinez
Dir. Operations, Blue Halo
Mike Mertz
Mike Mertz
Vice President Chief Information Officer, PNM Resources
Cara Michaliszyn
Cara Michaliszyn
Director of Economic Development, UNM Rainforest Innovations
Jennifer Moreno
Jennifer Moreno
IT & Cyber Security Consultant, REDW
John Padilla
John Padilla
Director of Enterprise Sales NM, ANM, Inc.
Keith Rivera
Keith Rivera
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Glen Rowe
Glen Rowe
Director, Civilian Agencies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Dezaree Vega Garcia
Dezaree Vega Garcia
President, Sunny505
Nerissa Whittington
Nerissa Whittington
Principal, bigbyte.cc

Board Members Ex-Officio

Danielle Casey
Danielle Casey
President, Albuquerque Economic Development
Peter Mantos
Peter Mantos
Special IT Projects Advisor, Office of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham
Catherine Nicolaou
Catherine Nicolaou
Broadband Manager, City of Albuquerque
Jennifer Sinsabaugh
Jennifer Sinsabaugh
CEO, New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Board Members Emeritus

Lisa J. Adkins
Lisa J. Adkins
COO & Director of FatPipe NM & The BioScience Center, COO & Co-founder of Ingenuity Software Labs
Randy Burge
Randy BurgeNMTC Founder
Principal, Proactive Teams
Barbara Lopez
Barbara Lopez
Program Manager, PNM

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