NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – PNM’s Elisha Saavedra-Torres has been given the 2022 ‘505 Rising Star Award.’ The award, given by the Albuquerque Regional Economic Alliance, recognizes leaders who increase economic development in new Mexico.


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Saavedra-Torres is the Manager of Business Development at PNM and is a native New Mexican. “It is an honor to be recognized in this way. Economic development is a team sport and I could not be successful in this role without the amazing support of my PNM team,” Saavedra-Torres said in a release. PNM says through her work, it now receives two large business inquires looking to relocate to New Mexico per week.