Sierra Duran joined the Alamogordo Small Business Development Center at NMSU-A as center director in March 2012. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New Mexico and has a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. She has worked in several industries including food, banking, staffing, government, utilities, tax, and audit. Her diverse background and continuous pursuit for information allows her to be knowledgeable in a diverse range of topics. She grew up in Alamogordo but has lived in Denver, Co and Albuquerque, NM working for an international tax firm, one of our national laboratories, and for a public utility. She believes in helping small business owners in their pursuit of accomplishing their dream and supports creating a vibrant community that is led by innovation, collaboration and hard work.