Valerie Echave - Staff Accountant
505-884-8744 Ext. 215
Valerie joined the firm in 2014, bringing both private industry and public accounting experience. She has a wealth of knowledge and a comprehensive understanding in both human resources and the healthcare field. This wide range of experience has resulted in high proficiencies in both accounting and payroll. In addition to her experience in private industry, she has gained skills in accounting, payroll and tax preparation while working in public accounting. Valerie has a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Western New Mexico University and is actively pursuing her CPA certification. She is the treasurer of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) – NM Chapter and a member of the National Society of Human Resource Management - NM Chapter.
Valerie grew up in the small mining town of Morenci, Arizona where the largest copper mine operation in North America is located. She raised her family in Silver City, New Mexico before relocating to Albuquerque. She is the proud parent of two children with her first grandchild arriving shortly. Of course, when not doting on her new grandchild, she will be studying for the CPA exam, or enjoying yard work, occasional exercise and the lovely weather and restaurants the city has to offer.