Welcome to Sandoval Economic Alliance (SEA)! Our vision is to create the opportunity for your family to live, work and play in Sandoval County— a community that offers a wealth of educational and recreational resources, quality job opportunities and a business-friendly economic climate. We are proud to contribute to a better, brighter and fiscally healthy Sandoval County. Please feel free to Contact Us — we’d be happy to share our vision of Sandoval County’s future with you!
Who We Are
Sandoval Economic Alliance (SEA) is a private, not-for-profit economic development corporation established to strengthen and diversify the economic base of Rio Rancho and Sandoval County, New Mexico.
Empowering companies with creative economic solutions.
A vibrant & competitive economy.
What We Do
SEA provides a broad range of free and confidential services to businesses and industries considering new locations for expansion, relocation, or consolidation. Corporation services include identifying available sites and facilities, accessing applicable local and statewide business support and incentive programs, and economic and workforce research. The SEA also assists existing Sandoval County and Rio Rancho companies through our Retention and Expansion program. For a full explanation of our services, click here.
2017 – 2018 Board of Directors
Chair: Angela Ward, Presbyterian Rust Medical Center
Chair Elect: Wade Jackson, Sutin, Thayer and Browne
Immediate Past Chair: Tom Novak, Klinger Constructors, LLC
Secretary: Becky Teague, PNM Resources
Treasurer: Joe Sierra, Century Bank
Finance Committee Chair: Joe Sierra, Century Bank
Public Relations Committee Chair: Mike Skolnick, Excalibur Realty
Product Development Committee Chair: Michelle Franks, Studio Southwest Architects
Board Development Committee Chair: Tom Novak, Klinger Constructors
Retention & Expansion Committee Chair: Wade Jackson, Sutin, Thayer & Browne
JR Allison, Old Republic Title
Richard Bruce, Rio Rancho Public Schools
Mark Goodwin, Goodwin & Associates
Gary Housley, Don Chalmers Ford
Keith Riesberg, City of Rio Rancho – City Manager
Pierce Runnels, Geobrugg
Gary Saiz, US Bank
Jerry Sanchez, HB Henderson Construction
Jamie Silva-Steele, UNM Sandoval Regional Medial Center
Jeanie Springer, Springer 5 Investments
Scott Thompson, Wells Fargo Bank
Antoinette Vigil, Sandoval County Director of Economic Development
Charles Walters, PCM
Current Alliance Partners
Interested in joining this list of distinguished partners? Click HERE to review the levels of partnership and to submit an application.
Consensus Planning, Inc.
J.B. Henderson Construction
KDSK Radio 92.9FM
Klinger Constructors, LLC
Los Alamos National Bank
NM Gas Company – An Emera Company
Nusenda Credit Union
Prime Properties, LLC
Richfield, 31, LLC & SVN
Rio Rancho Public Schools
Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union
Santa Ana Star Casino
Santa Ana Star Center
Southwest Capital Bank
Springer 5 Investments
Stewart Title of Albuquerque, LLC