Vice President, Albuquerque Economic Development (AED)
“Taking the Reigns: Rebooting the New Mexico Workforce”
10:00 – 10:50 Share IT
Debra Inman is Vice President of Albuquerque Economic Development. AED assists existing industry and has served as the lead organization for the recruitment of more than 250 new companies to the metropolitan area. Debra works closely with site consultants and companies to ensure they have all the relevant data needed to thoroughly evaluate our region.
Prior to joining AED in 2006, she was the Economic Development Representative at PNM with responsibility for management and marketing of a regional economic development association. She also promoted statewide economic development legislative initiatives and coordinated PNM’s responses for electric and gas services for new and expanding companies in the metro area. Previous to locating to New Mexico in 1999, she had over 20 years’ experience in the private sector markets of manufacturing, finance, and mergers and acquisitions.