One Albuquerque is more than a slogan; it’s an aspiration, a call to action,
a reminder that the best way to tackle our challenges is by facing them
together. Not one leader alone can fix our problems. We’ve each got to step
up for our block, our neighborhood.

Board Of Directors


Charles is President & Founder of Cultivating Coders, a New Mexico based
company that provides training and curriculum in web and mobile application
development to K-12 schools in tribal, rural and overlooked urban areas.
Charles is equal parts successful businessman and compassionate community
advocate. He is the type of person who can identify a better way to do
something and execute on it. For this reason, he’s hopeful that his passion for
educational opportunity, combined with his business acumen, can contribute
to the positive growth in Albuquerque.

Vice President & Treasurer

Drew is a real estate investment and development professional with twenty
years of experience raising capital contributions, acquisitions, project design
and construction, and securing permanent financing from local and national
lending institutions. Drew manages investment structure, investor relations,
and debt/equity procurement for Titan Development Real Estate Fund I.
Drew has also championed a growing self-storage portfolio by establishing
a strategic relationship with Extra Space Storage. Through Drew’s broad
network of business and philanthropic relationships, he hopes to bring
together those who believe in maximizing Albuquerque’s potential.


Pilar, a proud native New Mexican, is passionate about her community. She has
had the deep pleasure for the last six years of owning and operating her own
business, a prominent coffee shop with two locations in downtown
Albuquerque named Zendo. Pilar believes, from experience, that her
community, her family, and her staff together create that unshakeable
structure. She looks forward to contributing to her community, this amazing
place she calls home, through her participation in COAF’s operation.