Staff


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Management

Jaime Hanway
General Manager
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Daniel Veloz
General Sales Manager
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David Lozano
Sales Manager
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Ramiro Sepulveda
Sales Manager
575-885-3101

Biography Information



Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born in San Antonio, TX & raised in the outskirts which is called Bulverde, TX. I have one older brother who is 4 years older than me and is the Sales & Estimator for our family business where they do Mechanical Contracting. My kids are two dogs and their names are Muffin & Athena they mean the world to me!

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I enjoy going out to the lake riding my jetskies and also going to the track to ride my ATV & dirt bike. Also I love going to my family's RV park down in Rockport, TX to go fishing!

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
N/A

Who is your hero, and why?
I really don't have a hero but I do have someone who I look up to. That would be my father whose name is Oscar Sepulveda the 2nd. The reason why I look up to him is because he was an immigrant from Mexico and he came to the US illegally (he is now a citizen in the US) he busted his butt off working and he started making $5.00 an hour to now be an owner & have a multi million dollar company. Also, he is also very strict on what he puts in his body as in eating 8 of the top 10 choices of food to eat just because he enjoys those foods. He doesn't smoke, drink, or do anything bad which is amazing in this day of age.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
I haven't been anywhere unusual. I have been in Florida, New Mexico, Utah, Arizona, and Mexico.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
I don't have much to add but, I can say I like to have a good time & can be funny. Why don't you just hang out with me & you will see what you get from me!

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
I would change World Peace. I am not into politics but I like how Trump is trying to change America, But I see all this violence and everyone out for each other it's not something I enjoy. I want everyone to be friendly and to just have a good time!


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Sales

Brandon Bennett
Sales Consultant
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
Hi Im Brandon Bennett Born in West Palm beach FL, Just moved to Carlsbad New Mexico from Cocoa FL.I work for the Krumland Auto Group from 2014-2017, so happy to be back working for this great organization. Have a 8 year old son who is happy to be back as well. I enjoy fishing, Boating and spending time with Family.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
n/a

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
n/a

Who is your hero, and why?
My hero is Eric Thomas. Because he is a guy who went from being a High School dropout to being one of the top Motivational Speaker in the world.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
Believe it or not being from Florida II have to say Carlsbad Caverns

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
n/a

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
n/a


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Orlando Morales
Sales Consultant
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
Orlando was born and raised in Carlsbad,NM, and joined the United States Navy right out of high school. He is a graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He recently relocated from Panama City,FL and has two children.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Orlando likes to work out, take his kids to the park, and cook.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
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Who is your hero, and why?
Orlando''s heroes are the service members who sacrificed their lives for our freedom.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
Bahrain, is a country in the middle east Orlando visited while in the Navy. The culture was just so different it made it the most unusual place I''ve visited.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
Orlando once did an open-mic night at The Comedy Store in LA.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
Orlando would make plastic illegal. The damage it is doing to our oceans is getting critical.


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Alize Davis
BDC Agent
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born and raised in the beautiful town of Carlsbad, New Mexico. Recently, I gave birth to a beautiful son named Liam.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
In my spare time I like to spend time with my family.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
I have volunteered as a prosecutor at teen court.

Who is your hero, and why?
My hero would have to be my grandmother. She has always lived this free spirited life and lives it to her absolute fullest. Along with being kind to others.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
The most unusual place I have visited would have to be a Jewish festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico with my parents.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
Something unique about myself is that my middle name is literally, "Unique."

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
If I could change one thing in this world it would be for everyone to be at peace with each other and themselves.


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Alysia Lopez
Customer Service Rep
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Carlos Navarro
Sales Associate
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Haven Johnson
Sales Consultant
575-885-3101

Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born and raised in Carlsbad NM. I have a total of 5 siblings. 4 sisters and 1 brother. I am very self-motivated, I try and achieve every goal I set for myself. I consider myself as a leader, I like to give people the same motivation and determination. I am not afraid of a challenge. I will complete any task to the best of my ability and follow through 110%.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I love to work on cars. From the time I was just a little boy I took to cars. I have worked on cars and I have raced cars. I truly have a passion for anything with a motor .

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
I help family and friends when they are in need. No matter what the task might be. They know they can count on me to complete the task to its full potential.

Who is your hero, and why?
My mother is my hero. She's so strong, she makes me realize anything is possible if you set your mind to it, you can achieve any and all goals you set for yourself. As long as you keep a level head and continuous effort. She loves and cares like no other soul I have met. I am very lucky to have her as my mother.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
The most unusual place I have ever been would have to be lost in the middle of the mountains. Everything is calm and quite just so peaceful. You can hear the wind rushing through the trees. It is odd for things to be so quiet. It allows you to escape reality, to let your mind be free.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
Something unique about myself would have to be my name. It is not something you hear every day.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
If I could change one thing in this world it would be money. Money controls everything around us, It even has the power to change us. The world is at a loss. Everyone loses sight of what is really important to us. It clouds our judgment and makes us someone we do not wish to be. It can change the simple things in life from family to friends. Some people become evil over money. Money does not always make people powerful.


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David Perez
Sales Consultant
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born & raised in Silver City, NM. I come from a family of 3. Sisters Lisa & Bernadette. I have 1 son named Daniel whom lives in Phoenix, AZ.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I enjoy the enjoyment of The Pecos River & being able to enjoy the outdoors.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
None.

Who is your hero, and why?
Gloria, my Mom. She never gave up on raising her kids.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
The county morgue in Arizona.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
I was born on April Fools day which, well yeah I'm a fool.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
Honesty, make things honest without bending the truth.


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Ryan Lint
Sales Consultant
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born and raised in Carlsbad, NM, but have moved around a lot since about the age of 4. I lived in Texas, Nevada, Arizona, and now back to New Mexico. My family is in Carlsbad, so I tend to stay around the area. I like to do what I can to help them out in anyway possible.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I'm really into cars, so anything that involves cleaning, cruising, or even fixing them I enjoy. I walk and run with my dog anytime I can. I also like to hangout with my friends and longboard or just drive around.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
N/A

Who is your hero, and why?
My grandfather would have to be my biggest hero in life so far. He is so strong willed and is able to push through anything for all of us. He is the reason I'm where I'm at today. My grandmother and my mom are also my biggest heroes in my life. I wouldn't be able to live without them!

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
It would have to be the time I went to a concert that was pure heavy metal and I don't listen to that kind of music. So seeing everyone going insane and running around was a bit weird. It was fun either way!

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
I like to be comedic to everyone about anything. If you can't take a joke, I'm not the one to be around!

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
I would change a lot, but I think I'd change the way money works before anything else. We all rely on money way too much and I feel if we found a different way to get things done or accomplished without the need of cash, we would all feel a little bit better.

 


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Linda Florez
BDC Consultant
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
My name is Linda Florez and I am 27 years old. I was born in New Mexico and raised in West Texas. I have been a resident of Carlsbad, New Mexicor for the past 15 years. I have two siblings and I am happily married.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I love to read books, cook, and spend time with my family.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
I have participated in Vacation Bible School at my church.

Who is your hero, and why?
My hero would have to be both my father and my husband. My father has an amazing work ethic and has never stopped at anything to support our family while I was growing up. My husband is a police officer and strives everyday to provide safety to our community and take care of complete strangers.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
Marfa, Texas. I went for a family reunion and it was like a time warp into the past.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
I have a huge love for Harry Potter. I read the books when I was younger and fell in love with the magic.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
I would change how cruel the world is. We only have one life to live and I feel like we should spend that time being kind to each other.


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Gustavo Rodriguez Garcia
Sales Porter
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born in Denver, CO. I lived there for 10 years. After that I moved around I lived in like 8 or more places ranging from Texas to Utah and Wyoming.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I like working on my vehicle or working out in the gym if I'm not with my siblings.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
The only volunteer work I have done is for my church like little events they organized I would volunteer and help out.

Who is your hero, and why?
I don't really have a hero if I did I would most likely say my father because no matter what he has faced he always tries to be the best.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
I've been to El Tepetate a small town in Mexico which is in between 2 mountains so it's really remote.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
Something unique about myself would be  I'm open to a lot of things.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
I would change our social problems for example racism or discrimination.

 


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Hunter Phillips
Sales Porter
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born in Carlsbad, NM. Raised everywhere else. I have 3 Siblings, two older sisters and an older brother. I was brought up in a military step-family so I got to move around and see a lot of the U.S.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I love working on vehicles and going night-fishing.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
Not currently.

Who is your hero, and why?
My biological father is my hero. He's faced so many hardships in his life and still never failed at being a good parent and amazing friend. He's always been there to help me through tough times and protected me from so many things. Plus, he looks like King Leonidas from my favorite movie, 300.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
I don't remember the name of the town, but it's at the base of Mt. Rainier. The population is about 50 people, but they have the best burgers I've ever eaten.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
When I was about 4 or 5, my mother took me to Sonic and got me a grilled-cheese sandwich. I cried when I got it because I thought she said GIRL-cheese, and I wanted a BOY-cheese.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
I would change how the world's population views each other. There's too much anger and ignorance to be passing judgment on anyone without personally getting to know them.

 


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Gilbert Ortega
Sales Runner
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born and raised in Carlsbad NM. I have 4 brothers and 4 sisters.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I like to work on my yard, go for long walks with my dog, and watch some sports on TV.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
N/A

Who is your hero, and why?
My heroes are my grandkids.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
San Francisco CA

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
N/A

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
N/A

 


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Finance

Taylor Cage
Finance Manager
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Parts

Clifford Hill
Parts Counter Person
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born in Carlsbad N.M. and have been there my whole life. I have a older sister and a younger brother. I also have 2 sons Arturo is 14 and Noah is 8.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I like to go out and hunt small game and go trail riding in the country, I also like to cook for may family.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
My girlfriend Mary works for the beautification to keep Carlsbad Beautiful program, so any time that she has a cleanup in town I enjoy going out to help with river and town cleanups.

Who is your hero, and why?
I would have to say my sons are my hero. They are the most loving and caring people that I have ever seen in my life. They both would give anything to help.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
I would have to say the most unusual place would have to be a cave that is around Carlsbad.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
I am 35 years old and I can do a back flip.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
If I could change anything in this world it would be the time that I live in, I would love to live in a earlier time when things where simpler.


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Jonathan Ramirez
Parts Counter
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Jesus "Chuy" Salcido
Parts Manager
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Debbie Robinson
Parts Counter
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Service

Corey Holcomb
Service Advisor
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
Born in Lubbock Tx. moved to New Mexico when I was 5 in 1977. I have 3 brothers I am the youngest of 4. Lived in Carlsbad NM until 1997 at which time I moved to Stillwater OK. lived there until 2003 and then moved to Dearborm MI.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Love to hunt and fish and golf or at least chase the ball around!

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
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Who is your hero, and why?
My hero was my dad because he was always there for me

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
NA

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
I am always open to helping people in any way possible

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
NA


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Glenn Bailey
Service Manager
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Kim Rainwater
Service Advisor
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Erica Vallejo
Quick Lane Advisor
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
Born and raised in Carlsbad, NM.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
My hobbies are reading and traveling.

Who is your hero, and why?
My hero would be my mom. She taught me that with hard work anything is possible.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
Las Vegas, NV

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
I get told a lot that I have a unique laugh.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
I would change the hate in this world. If everyone got along it would be a better world.

 


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Michael Nickles
Service Advisor
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I am from Carlsbad NM. I have one brother-Rico and one sister-Anna Belle. I have 3 kids, 2 boys-Anthony and Tristen 1 girl-Brandy. I enjoy golfing and working on cars.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Quality time with family if possible on the golf course.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
None at this time.

Who is your hero, and why?
JFK for all the doors he opened and the positive ideas he stood for.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
Carlsbad Caverns.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
Where do I start? I can usually have people laughing within five minutes.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
Child hunger.

 


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Michelle Godinez
Shuttle Driver
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Jocelyne Anaya
Service Advisor
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Thomas Caldwell
Service Advisor
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Sammy Saiz
Service Porter
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Marco Aragon
Service Technician
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I am 46 years old, I have a wife and 4 kids. I've been a technician for 26 years, I love being a tech.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Go to the park and play sports, also have a cook out or go to the movies and visit family.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
No I have not.

Who is your hero, and why?
My hero is my mother and father, They made my sisters and I good responsible people.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
An art museum.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
I love going to the gym.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
I would make it a safer place so people can go anywhere in the world.


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Jacob Bridges
Service Technician
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born in Clovis, New Mexico. I have four siblings, Two sisters and two brothers. I moved from Clovis to South Carolina shortly after I was born and from there I moved to Carlsbad, then to Colorado, Florida, and back to Carlsbad.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
In my spare time I like to swim, play video games, and participate in most outdoor activities with my friends.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
Not in the past year.

Who is your hero, and why?
My hero would have to be every person that's actively doing what they can to change this planet.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
The most unusual place I have visited would most likely be Ouray, Colorado because it's a beautiful spot in Colorado but it's also a very weird small town with very strange people.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
The most unique thing about me would have to be the fact that I have pretty weird OCD. I repeat things throughout my daily routines and have since I was about eight.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
If I could change one thing in this world it would be the fact that people are desensitized to life and it's beauty and just drone on like life isn't precious.


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Ruben Sanchez
Service Advisor
575-885-3101


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Alexander Lobstein
Service Technician/ Porter
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born and raised in Pecos Texas. I have an older sister, however I was raised on my own by my mother. Graduated from Pecos High School in 2018 and I am now attending NMJC for the ASSET Ford program while working at Carlsbad Ford.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I primarily like tinkering with things, especially my truck. I also help a few friends with day work on their ranches.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
I have done some volunteer work in the past, such as Meals-on-Wheels delivery, helping to decorate the Senior Home in my hometown, And I took forward to getting involved in my community in the near or distant future.

Who is your hero, and why?
I wouldn't say I have a "hero", but if I had to choose it would have to be either President Donald Trump and/ or Alex Jones, because they are not afraid to speak their mind and the world needs more of that.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
I haven't really been anywhere "unusual", however the most interesting place I have ever visited was Washington D.C.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
I like tea and coffee more than is probably healthy for one person.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
I would change the way people act towards one another. Instead of worrying about being "politically correct", I'd rather people worry about being polite and well mannered.


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Jeremy Evers
Service Technician
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born and raised in Texas. I am moving to New Mexico to work.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Spend time with my family.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
No.

Who is your hero, and why?
I don't have any heroes.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
I don't travel much.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
N/A.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
Not sure.

 


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Office

Argelia Salcido
Housekeeper
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born in Chihuahua Mexico. I have two brothers and one sister. I have three daughters.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Go to gym and workout.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
No.

Who is your hero, and why?
None.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
United States.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
Nothing.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
People's judgment, because of race, color, & beliefs.


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Angela Barraza
Receptionist
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Marketing

Staci Lehman
Marketing Director
575-624-5522


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