Corporate Council Members

Joe Farr
Duke City Commercial LLC

Leean Kravitz, Chair
Fidelity Investments

Candace Beeke
Albuquerque Business First


Brian Charlton
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Kelly Famiglietta
Charles Stephen and Co. Inc.

Sharon Fletcher
Presbyterian Healthcare Services

David Foster
DHF Solutions, Inc.

Aleem Hasham
Kiddie Academy

Howie Herbert III
US Bank

Gerald Landgraf
Nob Hill Studios, LLC

William P. Lang
Albuquerque Journal & Starline Printing


Nikki Mitchell
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Tom Novak
Klinger Constructors

Jessica Sanchez
Western Sky Community Care

Benjamin Thomas
Sutin, Thayer and Browne, Lawyers

Dr. Steven Tolber
Advanced Allergy Associates of New Mexico


NDI New Mexico Corporate Council

The Corporate Council is a group of Albuquerque business leaders who help NDI New Mexico fulfill its mission and change lives!

“NDI New Mexico is an excellent example of an organization that holds itself to a high level of excellence. The core values of NDI New Mexico are well matched for the core values of our firm. And the skills NDI New Mexico teaches are exactly what our staffing team looks for in potential employees. Supporting NDI New Mexico in our community benefits us all! ” - Leean Kravitz, Fidelity Investments

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Strengthening New Mexico’s Workforce

NDI New Mexico programs positively impact children’s academic achievement, health, quality of life, and self-efficacy through consistent messaging, skill-building, and providing positive role models.

Annual Statewide Impact
More than 8,400 children reached by statewide programs
118 programs in NM elementary schools
460 public school teachers in 31 communities
81% of children and families served qualify for free or reduced-cost lunches
79% of children and families served are from minority ethnic groups

Impacting Tomorrow’s Workforce

NDI New Mexico provides children with the tools and skills they need to succeed. Affecting their life outcomes will change the picture of New Mexico’s future and is the key to a thriving economy. In public schools throughout the state, our expert instructors lead programs that are character-building and use dance to teach an important life lesson: that working hard, doing your best, never giving up, and living a healthy life equals success.

NDI New Mexico’s programs help children develop executive function skills that are critical to succeed in school and the workforce:

  • Problem-solving
  • Planning and prioritizing
  • Following directions
  • Focus
  • Organization
  • Self-control
  • Self-evaluation

Stewardship of Excellence

  • Albuquerque Business First Non-Profit of the Year Award, 2015, 2020
  • Best of Santa Fe Reporter, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Four-star rating four years in a row! “NDI New Mexico outperforms most other charities in America.” - Charity Navigator, 2019
  • Family Friendly Business of New Mexico, 2018, 2019
  • Samaritan Counseling Ethics in Business Award, 2016
  • Albuquerque Business First Top CEO Award, 2015
  • Wallace Foundation National Recognition of “highly effective” and “exemplary” after-school program