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John A. Garcia

Cabinet Secretary for the General Services Department


John A. Garcia has a long career in both state and local government. He previously served as tourism secretary and later economic development secretary under Gov. Gary Johnson. He also held leadership positions under Johnson with the Department of Cultural Affairs, Border Authority and State Fair. Most recently, Garcia was executive vice president of the Home Builders Association of Central New Mexico. Prior to that, he headed the economic development offices for the city of Albuquerque and the University of New Mexico. Garcia also has experience in the hospitality industry and has worked as a customer service consultant.

Garcia has a bachelor’s degree from the Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico.

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The Office of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is located on the fourth floor of the New Mexico State Capitol in Room 400.

490 Old Santa Fe Trail Room 400
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Phone: (505) 476-2200
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