Leon Garcia

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He was born and raised in Albuquerque New Mexico, Leon Garcia is an advocate for his city. A culturally diverse individual who loves his community and gives glory to the Living God for all that He has blessed Albuquerque with. […]

Ronald “RC” Casias

Ron “RC” Casias has volunteered most of his life, on air personality for Kanw 89.1 FM, AM 1600, KLYT FM, EAGLE 98.1 & 98.7 FM. Emcee/DJ for various fundraising events car shows, dances helping New Mexicans with cancer, funerals, housing […]

Consuelo “Connie” Gutierrez

Born, raised and living in New Mexico and blessed to live in the Central Downtown Corridor. Her vision and passion for revitalizing downtown Albuquerque is a never ending journey! She is looking forward to working with Silver Platinum Downtown Neighborhood […]

Rob & Kelly Ortman (Silver Street Market)

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Rob Ortman and his wife Kelly are the owners of Silver Street Market.  He was born and raised in Albuquerque.  Before graduating from Valley High School, he completed his Eagle Scout project for Central United Methodist Church. Rob has two […]

Umut Kokangul (Anatolia Turkish & Mediterranean Grill)

Umut Kokangul

Umut Kokangul is the proprietor of Anatolia Turkish & Mediterranean Grill. He has lived in Albuquerque for 15 years. He’s originally from Turkey. He likes to get involved with the local community to provide feedback and help wherever possible. He […]

Charles M Aragon

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My vision for a vibrant downtown dates back when I was growing up. Raised in a strong political family involved with the influence of “For the People”. I love Downtown ABQ and Barelas. My grandparents live on 9th and Iron. […]

Jerry Watkins

Jerry Watkins born & raised in Albuquerque. Jerry is one of the founding members of Silver Platinum Downtown Neighborhood Association (SPDNA). Jerry has been instrumental with the growth and community projects of SPDNA. He also is passionate and works very […]

Fredrick “Fred” Williams

A Native New Mexican born in Santa Fe. He started working at a very young age selling newspapers for The New Mexican. Very active in his community, with Boy Scouts in the drum & bugle corp. Maintenance Engineer for Albuquerque […]