News New Mexico Contributor Dr. Garrey Carruthers is the former Governor of New Mexico (1986-90). Carruthers makes frequent guest appearance on News New Mexico. Carruthers currently serves as Dean of the College of Business at New Mexico State University. He has one of the most impressive resumes of any guest to appear on our show. He was Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 1974 to 1975, director of the New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute at New Mexico State University, State Chair of the Republican Party Of New Mexico from 1977 to 1979, Assistant Secretary of Interior for Land and Resources from 1981 to 1984, the 27th Governor of New Mexico from 1987 to 1991, and was President and CEO of the Cimarron Health Plan from 1993 to 2003. Carruthers has a Ph.D. in economics from Iowa State University. Always an engaging speaker with a great sense of humor, Carruthers discusses many topics of interest to listeners each month.
News New Mexico contributor Brad Beasley is a Certified Public Accountant and partner in the accounting firm of Beasley, Mitchell, and Co. He has several years of radio experience as a color commentator on the BTK Network in Las Cruces. Brad has made the call on several state championship games and is a former Division I baseball player at the University of Nevada - Las Vegas. Beasley was the captain of the state championship football team at Mayfield High School in Las Cruces in 1995. Brad appears weekly on the show Thursday mornings to share his insights on the state and federal tax laws.