Meet our Team

The New Mexico Partnership team is committed to excellence and to making the site selection process an easy one. Our team of experts is here to help show you what your business can achieve by choosing New Mexico for your next location.

Melinda Allen

President & CEO

Melinda joined the NM Partnership in 2017 and has 13 years of ED experience in NM. She works to increase the visibility of NM globally, generate viable project leads, and locate projects in the state.

(505) 377-4123

Doreen Avila

Executive Assistant

Doreen Avila started at the NM Partnership in 2006 as the Administrative Assistant & is now the Executive Assistant. Doreen supports the NM Partnership’s staff regarding any and all administrative duties and makes sure the office runs smoothly on a day-to-day basis.

(505) 977-0513

Anthony Aldaz

Director of Economic Development Projects and Research

Anthony Aldaz joined the Partnership in 2021 as an Economic Development Associate. Anthony supports the Partnership’s business development and marketing teams on a day to day basis.

(505) 389-5033

Justyn Bellitto

Director of Business Development

Justyn joined the Partnership in 2022 as an Economic Development Associate. He supports the Partnership’s business development, lead generation, and marketing operations on a day to day basis.

(505) 252-0030

Jerry Pacheco

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Senior Business Consultant (Santa Teresa Area)

(915) 491-5910