Sandoval Economic Alliance (SEA) is a private, not-for-profit economic development corporation established to strengthen and diversify the economic base of Sandoval County, including the municipalities of Bernalillo, Corrales, Cuba, Jemez Springs, and Rio Rancho, along with the nine Native American pueblos, three Navajo Chapters, and part of the Jicarilla Apache Reservation.
SEA provides a broad range of free and confidential services to businesses and industries considering new locations for expansion, relocation, or consolidation. Services include identifying sites, facilities, incentive programs, and workforce research while cultivating local and state support. SEA also assists existing businesses through retention and expansion programs, as well as, economic gardening to foster positive growth in the business community.
Board of Directors
Chair: Pierce Runnels, Geobrugg North America, LLC
Incoming Chair: Melissa Gomez, JB Henderson Construction
Past Chair: JR Allison, JR Allison, Ltd.
Treasurer/Finance Committee Chair: Jimmie Blotter, New Mexico Gas Company
Secretary: Erin Johnson-Kruft, CNM
JR Allison, JR Allison, Ltd
Michael Baker, Rio Rancho Public Schools
Jimmie Blotter, New Mexico Gas Company
Dr. Laura Burton, UNM Health Sciences Rio Rancho
Mario Cervantes, PNM
Dora Dominguez, Sandoval County
Frank Gallegos, Intel
Steve Garcia, Brycon Corporation
Matt Geisel, City of Rio Rancho
Melissa Gomez, JB Henderson Construction
Gary Housley, Chalmers Ford
Erin Johnson-Kruft, CNM
Adam Leyba, Klinger Constructors
Pierce Runnels, Geobrugg North America, LLC
Gary Saiz, First Financial Credit Union
Ed Smith, Edit House Productions
Mike Teske, US Bank
David Torres, Oso Negro Capital
Public Sector Investors
Aflac, Kevin Lorenzen
Atmosphere Commercial Interiors
Consensus Planning, Inc.
Del Norte Credit Union
Edit House Productions
First Financial Credit Union
Geobrugg North America, LLC
Goodmans Interior Structures
J.B. Henderson Construction
JR Allison, Ltd
Latitudes Neighborhood Market
New Mexico Highlands University
Old Republic Title
Oso Negro Capital
Springer 5 Investments
State Farm: Joanna Boothe
Studio Southwest Architects, Inc.
Unite Private Networks
West Wood Realty, Ltd
X-Ray Associates of New Mexico, P.C.
Business Service Partners:
Albuquerque Regional Economic Alliance
NM Economic Development Department
New Mexico Partnership
Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce
Small Business Development Center
The BioScience Center & FatPipe NM
U.S. Dept. of Commerce/Int’l Trade Administration
Sandoval Economic Alliance (SEA) will protect the privacy and confidentiality of non-public personal or business-related information which you may provide during the course of using SEA services. It is understood that SEA may disclose your information to its employees who require such information for the purpose of providing these services. Non-public personal or business-related information which you provide will not be disclosed to a third party without your permission. At no time will confidential information be placed on cloud-based servers.