MBG Consultation & Assessments Lead to Significant Job and Investment Growth for Hobbs, NM

Key Takeaways

  • The EDC of Lea County is diversifying its economy, making a dramatic presence in the marketplace, and providing jobs and additional tax base for Lea County due to MBG recommendations.
  • MBG has provided strategic planning, marketing assistance, executive search services and Mike Barnes has served as the Interim CEO on three separate occasions in that period for the EDC of Lea County.
  • The EDC of Lea County, NM is considered a premier agency within the state due to well-documented success regarding jobs and investment within the State of New Mexico.

Summary

MBG has worked with the EDC of Lea County, NM for approximately fifteen years.   The firm has provided strategic planning, marketing assistance, executive search services and Mike Barnes has served as the Interim CEO on three separate occasions in that period.

Results

The EDC of Lea County is considered a premier economic development agency within the State of New Mexico.  Two of the placements made by MBG are now serving in leadership positions within the State of New Mexico.  The EDC of Lea County, based upon MBG recommendations, is diversifying its economy, making a dramatic presence in the marketplace, and providing jobs and additional tax base for Lea County.

Background

Mike Barnes Group was retained initially to provide a comprehensive analysis of Lea County, NM versus West Texas.  As a result of this project, MBG has subsequently been retained to provide advice/counsel, executive search, strategic planning, and Interim CEO services.

Solution

The EDC of Lea County, NM is considered a premier agency within the state.  Its success as an economic development agency is well-documented regarding jobs and investment within the State of New Mexico.