Members in the News

October 7, 2020
Written by: Kathleen Gallegos & Shirley Anderson

Members in the News



AED 505 RISING STAR AWARD  
2020 HONOREE: RATHI CASEY, UKUU CREATIVE


This award recognizes an emerging leader who is contributing to economic development programs, projects and activities in a significant manner that leads to increased investment in the community and job creation.


Lorena Chavez has been recognized as the
"New Mexico SBA 2020 Financial Services Champion of the Year"!


Lorena has been in the SBA Lending industry since 1997. During her time with Capital CDC, she has assisted over 250 businesses throughout the state of New Mexico, providing financing in excess of $107 million dollars! In return, these businesses have been able to retain over 200 jobs and create 640 jobs in New Mexico. 

Congratulations Rathi and Lorena!