Lainey Dancer is the first general manager at DancingBones Wellness Studio, a 2-year-old Santa Fe company that addresses bone loss and muscle loss with noninvasive technologies and isometric exercises. Dancer for the past six years worked at Santacafé, ultimately as general manager. Before that she was assistant to the general contractor at Sundance Creations. DancingBones opened in January 2017 and is owned by Sheila Nixon, who is also co-owner of Joe’s Dining with her husband, Roland Richter.

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Native Santa Fean Elizabeth A. Bates was sworn in April 27 as an assistant district attorney for the Bernalillo County District Attorney. She joined the DA’s office as clerk March 25. Bates received her law degree in December from the University of New Mexico School of Law. She graduated summa cum laude and is a member of the Coif Honor Society. She attended St. Francis Cathedral School and graduated from St. Michael’s High School in 2012.

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Sean Gallagher has been named to Forbes Magazine’s 2019 list of America’s Best-in-State Wealth Advisors. He is first vice president and financial adviser in the Morgan Stanley Wealth Manager Office in Santa Fe, where he has worked for 16 years. Gallagher is a graduate of the University of Vermont.

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Ed Pulsifer, Joanie Griffin and Richard Holcomb were inducted April 30 into the New Mexico Tourism Hall of Fame by the New Mexico Hospitality Association. Pulsifer is the director of sales at La Fonda on the Plaza who started as the regional sales manager at the Albuquerque Hilton Hotel in 1985. Griffin has been doing tourism marketing since 2003 at Griffin & Associates, which merged last year with HK Advertising to form Sunny505, where she is CEO. CliffDweller Digital CEO Holcomb’s company has done tourism promotion and marketing for the state of New Mexico and many communities for many years. He helped create and produce New Mexico True Television, a weekly 30-minute television segment that aired throughout New Mexico and also El Paso and Lubbock, Texas.

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Lee Ann Knight became co-owner in March of Santa Fe-based Better Money Decisions, which also has offices in Albuquerque and Phoenix. She is also the firm’s vice president of financial planning. She previously was a partner and director of wealth management at North American Management, a Boston-based registered investment advisory company. Before that, Knight was a founding member of Garrison/Knight Financial Planner. She is a graduate of Stanford University and is pursuing a master’s degree in advanced financial planning through Golden Gate University.

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Shelly Wiemann, who heads the Edwards Jones office in Los Alamos, has achieved certified financial planner certification. She is the only certified financial planner in Los Alamos and one of about 6.7 percent of financial planners in New Mexico with that certification. She has six years financial services experience, four years at Edward Jones and previously at Northwestern Mutual. She serves clients across New Mexico and in 12 other states. Wiemann has a master’s degree in industrial psychology and a bachelor’s degree in psychology, both from the University of Minnesota.

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Angel Fire Resort has named Mark Seiter as its chief financial officer and Greg Ralph as its marketing director. Seiter previously was CFO at Kirkwood Mountain Resort and Purgatory Resort. He also was CFO of Durango Mountain Land Co. and Mountain Capital Partners, and he served as president of Durango Mountain Utilities. Before joining Angel Fire, Ralph was vice president of marketing and sales at Purgatory Resort. He has held key marketing and sales positions at Monarch Mountain and the Bear Mountain and Snow Summit ski areas at Big Bear Mountain Resort.

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Rich Williams retired at the end of April as co-director of the New Mexico MainStreet program within the New Mexico Economic Development Department. He headed the department since 2003. In that time, MainStreet programs grew from nine participating cities to 30 cities. Under his watch, the program launched the New Mexico Arts & Cultural District in 11 communities, and eight historic theaters were restored and reopened with the Historic Theaters Initiative.

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David Shaw became the new chairman April 29 of the board of directors of beWellnm, New Mexico’s health insurance exchange. He was previously the vice chairman. Shaw has been the chief executive of the Nor-Lea Hospital District in Lovington and he joined the beWellnm board in 2013.

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Shak Bani is the new residential estimator at Santa Fe Stucco & Roofing, which provides services in Santa Fe, Los Alamos, Taos and the Albuquerque metro area. Previously, Bank worked more than 10 years in business-to-business sales. He graduated from the University of New Mexico with a focus on finance and marketing.

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ABC Supply Co. has promoted Kevin Salazar to manager of the ABC Supply store at 2710 Sawmill Road in Santa Fe. Salazar joined ABC Supply in 2015 as an outside sales associate.

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Living Water Irrigation & Landscape in April won two silver awards in the Association of Professional Landscape Design’s International Landscape Design Awards Program. Owner Mark Brotton is an EPA WaterSense Partner, a Certified Irrigation Contractor (CIC) and Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor (CLIA). He is a licensed New Mexico irrigation contractor. Living Water Irrigation & Landscape opened in 2001.