New Mexico Stories

We seek to present the New Mexico public with a positive narrative of New Mexico and its small businesses who are thriving, creating jobs, and opportunities in the state.

Facility Build

Facility Build

For Cameron Kilcup, family, community, and company values are inseparable. A third-generation family business owner, Cameron owns and operates Facility Build, an Albuquerque-based design build contracting firm.
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VIVA ABQ

VIVA ABQ

It was only after moving away from his home in Albuquerque that Stephen Segura realized how New Mexico’s unique culture presented an opportunity that didn’t seem to be available anywhere else.
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Rock Tops Digital Media

Rock Tops Digital Media

Originally from New Mexico, Randy Asselin owner of Rock Tops Digital Media and Rock Tops Food Trays, had his sights on living in different parts of the United States. Randy found himself moving to Hawaii and then Arizona for career opportunities. He then came back to Albuquerque for just a visit when he found himself staying instead.
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Connect with Southwest Capital Bank

Connect with Southwest Capital Bank

Our family is heavily intertwined with not just this institution but New Mexico as an institution” passionately said by Greg Levenson, third generation owner of the local bank Southwest Capital bank.
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Connect with Cocina Azul

Connect with Cocina Azul

The best spot for homemade New Mexican food in Albuquerque, NM. Whether you stop by one of our family-owned restaurants or enjoy our catering services, you’ll eat authentic comida de la casa created by our owner and head chef, Frank Barela, Sr..
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Connect with Bow & Arrow

Connect with Bow & Arrow

After nearly a decade of investing in and supporting other entrepreneur’s dreams, Shyla left her position with a social impact investing firm in late 2013 to pursue filling her own niche in the craft beer industry.
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Connect with Albuquerque SOL

Connect with Albuquerque SOL

Operating a small business can be fun, especially when you create something out of nothing. That’s just what Larry Espinoza and Ron Patel did by bringing soccer to the Land of Enchantment.
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Connecting with IDEUM

Connecting with IDEUM

Ideum is a creative company that produces interactive touch displays and touch tables for restaurants, museums, and more.
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About WeConnectNM

WeConnectNM is about connecting people, building networks, and growing communities. WeConnectNM showcases New Mexico as an exceptional place to build and grow a business, enjoy a thriving career, and raise a family – all while enjoying the state’s unique quality of life. We seek to present the New Mexico public with a positive narrative of New Mexico and its small businesses who are thriving, creating jobs, and opportunities in the state.