About Us 

The Borderplex Alliance is an award-winning economic development and policy advocacy organization. We are independent, non-partisan, and private sector-led. Our mission is to bring jobs, hope, and opportunity to the Borderplex region.

 Executive Profiles 

JB

 Jon Barela 

Chief Executive Officer

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 Mallory C. Driggers, Ph.D. 

Vice President of Development &  Investor Relations

 Bio 

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 TRACY A. HUHN 

Economic Development
Analyst

 Bio 

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 Marcos Delgado 

Executive Vice President

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 Natalie Littlefield 

Vice President of

Strategy

 Bio 

SS

 Sandra Sides 

Office Manager and 

Administrative Assistant

 Bio 

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 Arturo Wiener 

Senior Vice President,

Finance

 Bio 

DA

 Denise Avila 

Director of
Strategic Initiatives

 Bio 

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 Monica Fernandez 

Staff Accountant

 Bio 

JM

 John A. Meza 

Vice President of Communications & Government Affairs

 Bio 

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Christian Diaz

Vice President of Economic Development

 Bio 

 Board of directors 

 Chair 

 Chairman Emeritus 

Raymond Palacios

El Paso 

Bravo Chevrolet Cadillac   

Woody Hunt

El Paso 

Hunt Companies

 co-Chairs 

Julio Chiu

Cd. Juárez

SEISA

Alejandra de la Vega Foster

Cd. Juárez

Grupo de la Vega   

Tom Hutchinson

Southern New Mexico

La Posta Group, Inc.

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David Osborn

El Paso

WestStar Bank

Jed Fanning

Southern New Mexico

Citizens Bank of Las Cruces

Josh Hunt

El Paso

Hunt Companies

Don Margo

El Paso

HUB International

William P. Sanders

El Paso

Sanders Partners

Ken Van Winkle

Southern New Mexico

New Mexico State University

Juan Carlos Bermúdez

Cd. Juárez

Parque Industrial Antonio J. Bermúdez

Benito Fernandez

Cd. Juárez

Sistema Axis SA de CV / Controladora Kanimi SAPI de CV, and Ferfarms SAPI de CV

Stanley Jobe

El Paso

Jobe Products
 

Ryan McGrath

El Paso

Wells Fargo
 

Michael Silvas

El Paso

Ysleta del Sur Pueblo 
 

Richard Castro

El Paso

Castro Enterprises

Paul L. Foster

El Paso

Franklin Mountain Management

Royal Jones

Southern New Mexico

Mesilla Valley Transportation

Marcela Navarrete

El  Paso

El Paso Water

Kelly Tomblin

El Paso

El Paso Electric 

 

Curtis Dinan

El Paso

ONEGas

John Hummer

Southern New Mexico

Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine

Crystal Long

El Paso

GECU

Salomon Noble

Cd. Juárez

Intermex

Tracy Yellen

El Paso

Paso del Norte Health Foundation 

 Board of Directors 

Scott Adkins

El Paso

PyroCom, Inc. 
 

Will Brown

El Paso

Sonny Brown Associates

Chris Clepper

Las Cruces

Nusenda Credit Union

Lisa Evans

El Paso

Texas Mutual

John Harris

Southern New Mexico

Memorial Medical Center
 

Brad Kuykendall

El Paso

Western Technical College

Kristi Marcum

El Paso

Bank of America / Merrill Lynch
 

Carlos Murguia

Cd. Juárez

REXMED

Jorge Ruiz

Cd. Juárez

Baker McKenzie Abogados


 

Andrea Tawney

El Paso

Texas Tech University Health Science Center

 

Benjamin Arriola

El Paso

Southwest University

Craig Buchanan

Southern New Mexico

US Bank

Laura M. Conniff

Southern New Mexico

Steinborn & Associates Real Estate
 

Miguel A. Fernandez

Cd. Juárez

Plan Estrategico

John Hjalmquist

El Paso

Pizza Properties
 

Alejandro Limon

El Paso

Texas Gas Service

Michael Morales

El Paso

Raiz Federal Credit Union

Madhi Nair

El Paso

Esperanto Development

Judy Wendt

El Paso

CK Mills Properties


 

Hector Villegas

El Paso

PNC Bank


 

John Balliew

El Paso

El Paso Water

Bill Burton

El Paso

Mithoff Burton Partners

Ross Dahman

El Paso

Huntleigh Technologies
 

ART GARZA

El Paso

Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare

Amy Hussmann

El Paso

Paso del Norte Hotel
 

Dan Longoria

El Paso/Southern New Mexico

The Mattress Firm
 

Monica Moreno

El Paso

The Job Connection

G. Paul Porras

El Paso

The Garick Group

JD Salinas

El Paso

AT&T


 

Emma W. Schwartz

El Paso

Medical Center of the Americas Foundation

Cindy Bilbe

El Paso

Stewart Title

Lydia Cisneros

El Paso

ADP
 

Dale Dekker

Southern New Mexico

Dekker/Perich/Sabatini
 

Kimball Hakes

Southern New Mexico

Hakes Brother

Kirk Jefferson

El Paso

Conterra Networks
 

Alan Malooly

El Paso

Amberlee Financial
 

Ceci Miles Mulvihill

El Paso

RMPersonnel
 

Angela Rosales

El Paso

SUNDT
 

VJ Smith

El Paso

Marathon Petroleum

Gene Wolf

El Paso

Kemp Smith

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 Our Offices 

Cd. Juárez, CHIH

Directions

Las Cruces, NM

Directions

 Let's Work Together 

 General Inquiries 

BPA Staff

Inquiries will be directed to the appropriate employee

 business Inquiries 

Marcos Delgado

Executive  President of Economic Development

 Investor Inquiries 

Mallory Driggers

Vice President of Development and Investor Relations

 Media Inquiries 

John MEza

Vice President of Communications & Government Affairs