Former city manager named to state post

CNJ Staff

Clovis’ Raymond Mondragon was appointed Chairman of the New Mexico Economic Development Partnership on Monday by Gov. Bill Richardson, according to a press release from Richardson’s office.

The Partnership works with the New Mexico Economic Development Department to generate economic growth by attracting businesses to the state, the release reads. The public-private nonprofit was created in 2004.

“Ray Mondragon has a strong track record in economic development and is a proven a leader in the Clovis community,” Richardson said. “His leadership will help the Economic Development Partnership continue build upon its success at adding businesses and jobs to our state.”

Mondragon could not be reached Monday for comment.

The Clovis native is currently manager of Area Economic Development for ENMR-Plateau in Clovis. He is also a former Clovis city Manager and police chief.