Elizabeth GamboaExecutive Director

Elizabeth “Liz” Gamboa is the Executive Director at New Mexico Community Capital (NMCC). Liz supports small business owners as a mentor in the Native Entrepreneur in Residence program, contributes as a co-facilitator of the Business and Marketing Essentials program, and supports NMCC clients as a mentor and technical assistance provider in the Tribal Economic Diversification group. She is passionate about regenerative, sustainable models in business, and using systems thinking principles in her work.

Liz sits on the board of directors for Native Community Capital, serving as Secretary. She also sits on the Entrepreneurial Committee for Siembra Leadership High School in Albuquerque, NM.

Prior to joining NMCC she worked at Morgan Stanley in San Francisco as a Wealth Management Analyst, Financial Advisor and Senior Registered Associate. She also worked in the dot-com world, at Quokka Sports, working as a Project Manager for the start-up. Liz has a Bachelor of Science degree from San Francisco State University in Corporate Finance and Financial Services. She also has an MBA from Presidio Graduate School.

Liz was born and raised in Tongva territory/Los Angeles, CA, spent 20+ years in the Bay Area, and currently calls Albuquerque, NM home. She is Indigenous (Mexican/Apache descent).