NAI 1st Valley
1155 South Telshor
Suite 100

Las Cruces, NM United States 88011
t+1 575 521 1535 m+1 575 642 0486 f+1 575 521 1743
Louis
Edwards
NAI Business Director

Scope of Service Experience
As Qualifying Broker of NAI 1st Valley, Edwards is responsible to the New Mexico Real Estate Commission for the direct supervision of 1st Valley brokers. As General Manager, he sets and implements Strategy, Policy, and Operations for the brokerage and problem solves for other companies owned by Randy McMillan and Jake Redfearn – Principals. He is responsible for the daily operations of the company, its employees and licensed Associate Brokers, and compliance with local, state, and national laws (at least the ones we agree with.)

Edwards also serves as the Business Director for the NAI Network. During his tenure, Randy McMillan and NAI 1st Valley have won the following NAI Awards: Eagle Award, Top Producer Award, Member of the Year, and Chairman’s Award, for Tertiary Markets. NAI 1st Valley has also won the New Mexico CCIM Marketing Deal of the Year Over $1,000,000 for 2008; and other local awards.

Louis has over 40 years of management experience beginning in 1973 as the Manager of a fish buying station in Alaska for Icicle Seafoods. Along the way he managed a pilot boat operation, tour boat operations for Holland America Line, a non-profit zoo, and was a two term President of the Non-Profit Council appointed to oversee oil transportation in Alaska. For fun, he operated and managed his own fishing charter boat; and when he returned to school to finish a business degree he was Director of Sales and Marketing for a film and video production company associated with the NBC affiliate in Anchorage.
Background & Experience





Education
Bachelor of Business Administration – Management; University of Alaska Anchorage
1600 Ton US Coast Guard Master’s License
Professional Associations & Designations
As Qualifying Broker of NAI 1st Valley, Edwards is responsible to the New Mexico Real Estate Commission for the direct supervision of 1st Valley brokers. As General Manager, he sets and implements Strategy, Policy, and Operations for the brokerage and problem solves for other companies owned by Randy McMillan and Jake Redfearn – Principals. He is responsible for the daily operations of the company, its employees and licensed Associate Brokers, and compliance with local, state, and national laws (at least the ones we agree with.)

Edwards serves as the NAI Business Manager and Business Director for the NAI Network. During his tenure, Randy McMillan and NAI 1st Valley have won the following NAI Awards: Eagle Award, Top Producer Award, Member of the Year, and Chairman’s Award, for Tertiary Markets. NAI 1st Valley has also won the New Mexico CCIM Marketing Deal of the Year Over $1,000,000 for 2008; and other local awards.

Louis has over 40 years of management experience beginning in 1973 as the Manager of a fish buying station in Alaska for Icicle Seafoods. Along the way he managed a pilot boat operation, tour boat operations for Holland America Line, a non-profit zoo, and was a two term President of the Non-Profit Council appointed to oversee oil transportation in Alaska. For fun, he operated and managed his own fishing charter boat; and when he returned to school to finish a business degree he was Director of Sales and Marketing for a film and video production company associated with the NBC affiliate in Anchorage.
Transaction History
During Edwards tenure the brokerage has closed deals with Compass BBVA, Wells Fargo, Sapphire Energy, Citizen's Bank, Peerless Land and Water, Clay Street Capital, CVS Pharmacy, Amigos North Main, Daddy-O's Car Wash, McTimSki LLC, Bank 34, Border Foods, Community Action Agency, O'Reilly Automotive, Pro's Ranch Markets, Sitel Call Centers, Bank of the West, PicQuik Stores, Lockheed Martin, Radio Shack, Sierra Blanca Presbytery, Bank of the Rio Grande, Farmers Insurance, Vangent, US Attorney's, GSA, Taylor Precision Products, Airgas Southwest, Alaska Structures, Century Bank, Century Link, USDA, Republican Party, ATF, FBI, Homeland Security, and many other fine retailers and businesses

Married Judith Eileen Meyring, five (5) sons