Connie received her BS from Arizona State University and an MA from University of New Mexico and has been in the sports/recreation/fitness industry for 22 years. She began her career at NM Sports and Wellness as General Manager. After 13 years in the private sector she moved to the public sector and currently serves as Recreation Division Manager for the City of Rio Rancho’s Parks & Recreation Department overseeing both youth and adult sports, aquatics, programming and special events. Enriching people’s lives through sports and fitness is her passion. She is an all-around sports fanatic, and loves cheering on her Lobos, Storm, Rams, Sun Devils, Broncos and Yankees.