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Business Retention and Expansion Manager
Albuquerque Regional Economic Alliance (AREA)
Beth Waldrip is the Business Retention and Expansion Manager for Albuquerque Economic Development. She manages and implements programs that support the retention and expansion of local firms within the Albuquerque region, with a focus on those in target growth or at-risk industries. Beth has been with AED since 2017, joining the organization as Director of Investor Relations.
Beth has a background in non-profit fundraising with the March of Dimes and the Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation. Prior to that, she worked in marketing and sales for CVI Laser Corporation and Radiology Associates of Albuquerque. Beth is a native New Mexican, born and raised in Roswell. She holds a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from the University of New Mexico. When not at work, she enjoys cooking, cycling, and walking her two Lhasa cresti-poos, Byrne and Bowie.