Business Resources

There are a number of organizations available to businesses, offering a broad range of resources and services for small businesses in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Explore the services here from our partners.

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Zoom Chats
  • Advocacy for Local Businesses
  • OMDP Marketing Toolkit
  • Green Gift Guide
  • Online Networking Opportunities

Carrie Hamblen


  • Business Growth Educational Tools
  • Advocacy for Businesses
  • Increasing sales through networking opportunities
  • Leadership Development & Training
  • Starting a Business Resources

Debbi Moore

President & CEO

  • LiftFund relief support program through counseling and workshops for those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Social Media Program to help businesses build their social media presence
  • Business Concierge to assist with licensing, permitting, and small business questions
  • More details on these services here
Elizabeth Teeters
Business Development Administrator / Economic Development
Office: 575-528-3476 / Direct: 937-581-2327

  • Assistance with business creation and growth
  • Workshops and events to explore entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Entrepreneurial education and experience for students K-college
  • Connection with NMSU’s technology and business expertise and resources
Judy Roderick
Admin Asst, Spec Exec

  • One-on-one business consultations
  • Business training
  • Assistance with developing a business plan and loan packaging
  • Financial forecasting
  • Market research

Jo Ann Garay

  • WESST is a home for entrepreneurs, founded 30 years ago by women for women.
  • As a non-profit, we offer consulting, training, and lending to anyone with the passion to start or grow a business.
  • Our committed team nurtures thousands of clients each year to help them build strong and sustainable businesses that support their families and communities throughout New Mexico.
Humberto Hijar
Admin Asst, Spec Exec

Maria G. Mares (Lupe)
Vice President, Southwest Region