Quality New Mexico

8205 Spain NE Suite 111
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(Spain west of Wyoming)

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 25005
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87125

Phone: (505) 944-2001
Fax: (505) 944-2002
Email: QNM@quality-newmexico.org


Our Staff

Jeffrey Weinrach - Chief Executive Officer

Jeff Weinrach, Ph.D. has over 20 years of professional experience in implementing quality programs. He previously served as QNM’s Director of the New Mexico Quality Awards, Board Chair of Albuquerque Quality Network, and most recently as Vice President of Enterprise Performance Excellence at Kirtland Federal Credit Union.

Nancee Marquez Whittington - President

Nancee is a high energy leader with a wealth of experience in economic development. She worked for Georgia Economic Development as the International Trade Promotions Specialist, and for the past several years served as Director of Investor Relations for Albuquerque Economic Development, Inc. She established a strong and successful record in strategic planning, community engagement, and relationship building. Born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico with a passion for economic development and building strong relationships. 


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Retha Shiplet serves as both the COO and Director of Programs. She is responsible for the overall operations of QNM. She also develops/designs training and coaching based on the Baldrige Framework and Criteria for Performance Excellence®, and as a member of QNM's training team she deploys workshops statewide. She conducts coaching and facilitation services, and is the Director of the New Mexico Performance Excellence Awards program. Born and raised in northern New Mexico she has a passion for helping rural New Mexico businesses and organizations. Retha is ia member of the leadership team for CPC's Celebrate Recovery and serves as the leader for the Life's Healing Choices program.


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Judi Mead assists with Operations and Programs. She is responsible for coordination of the Examiner program and sets up and coordinates QNM’s various workshops.  Judi also processes QNM’s payables and receivables and has an MBA in Finance.




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