Albuquerque just might be the most interesting midsize city in America and it’s time to "Start Bragging" about this wonderful place we call home. On this show, you will hear entrepreneurs, business leaders, community influencers, and other amazing people brag about Albuquerque and how it has made a positive impact on their lives.
This Town is Hugging You
Lindsay Humphries, Program Director for Junior Achievement of New Mexico, loves the way Albuquerque and its people welcome transplants with open arms. Learn more about her experience here as a young professional, and why she's excited about what's next.
Give and Take
Steve Maestas, CEO of Maestas Development Group, knows a thing or two about taking a chance, believing in the community and harnessing the power of teams. Hear how Steve started in Albuquerque and what he loves most about the community (hint - it's the people!).
Creating a Culture
Jon Patten (co-founder) and Mark Herman (CEO) of Dion’s share their stories about the symbiotic relationship between Albuquerque and Dion’s, the iconic restaurant brand that was started in Albuquerque in 1978.
Kenny Thomas, former UNM basketball star and NBA great, is proud to claim to Albuquerque as his “home”. Hear some wonderful stories about playing in the NBA, his push to help develop kids, and how New Mexico positively shaped his outlook.
After spending some time away, Amanda Aragon’s love of her home state of New Mexico brought her right back, where she decided to pay it forward. Her return to the 505 ignited a passion in her so deep that she traded in her corporate job to start a nonprofit to improve education outcomes for kids in our state. Listen to why Amanda loves it here and why she thinks you should, too.
Mike Canfield, President/CEO of the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, talks about his experiences in Albuquerque as a young man and a businessman. He also shares his thoughts on the importance of a positive narrative about our city.
Positivity in good supply
Love the positive, uplifting stories that are generated through this podcast. Highly recommend!
It’s about time!
So nice to have an effort around lifting ABQ up! We need to be reminded of all of the great things Mew Mexico has to offer. Love the hosts and the guests!
Great to hear people brag about ABQ! So many interesting and smart people in our city.