Annemarie Henton, VP of Albuquerque Economic Development
Posted Feb 20, 2018
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Explore the benefits of conducting business in New Mexico with Annemarie Henton, VP of Albuquerque Economic Development. "It used to be that we would say, what do I want in terms of a job, now we are saying how do I want my life to be ”
Hosted by: Holly MeninoProduced by: Mountain West Newsmakers Team
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