The New Mexico Business Coalition (NMBC) is a nonpartisan voice for business owners, employees, and individuals in New Mexico. Created and staffed by native New Mexicans. Founder and President Carla Sonntag said, "We have lost over 2000 businesses and 60,000 jobs. I believe our state...

Buck Buckner is the owner of Rain Tunnel Car Spas in Albuquerque. In this episode, Buck encourages New Mexicans to "buy local." He reviews how the "externals" are affecting local businesses. The externals of COVID-19, the ART Project (Albuquerque Rapid Transit), politics, and the distribution...

Dwain Kindelberger is a businessman working through the effects of the State Health Department and Executive order shut down. Dwain is a personal trainer, nutritionist, lifestyle coach, and motivational speaker. He and his wife Doris own Designer Bodies World-Class Gym. They are now open for...

Pitre Buick GMC and Pitre KIA in Albuquerque, and Pitre KIA in Las Cruces are just three of many automotive dealerships in New Mexico impacted by the COVID-19 State Public Health orders.   Businessman Scott Simkins, Chief Operating Officer for Pitre Automotive Group, said, "What people...

Buck is the owner of Rain Tunnel Car Spas in Albuquerque. Like many New Mexico businesses, he has had to endure having his business shut down twice during the COVID-19 pandemic. Always an optimist, Buck encourages our listeners to support "local" New Mexico owned companies...

George and Carlos are close friends and partners in business together with Bosque Heating and Cooling. They have become a one-stop-shop for construction-related services. Their menu includes heating, cooling, plumbing, roofing, and restoration. They are also committed to serving the needs of the less fortunate....

New Mexico Restaurant Association CEO. Carol Wight is fighting to keep restaurants in New Mexico open for business. According to Carol, the New Mexico Health Department orders restricting occupancy to 25% for dining in service are the country's toughest.  On top of the restriction imposed...

Summer 2020 was the first season in the history of Cliff's Amusement Park that they were closed!  Albuquerque missed Water Mania, Downdraft, the New Mexico Rattler, Cliff Hanger, and Fireball, to name a few of the thrilling rides families enjoy at Cliff's Amusement Park.  Co-Owner,...