|Name||Walter A. Bradley|
, New Mexico , United States
|Last Modifed||Pennsylvania Historian|
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|Info||Walter Bradley grew up in Eastern New Mexico and is a graduate of Clovis High School and attended Eastern New Mexico University. After leaving ENMU, Walter started his career at Texas Instruments moving to National Chemsearch both in Dallas, Texas. He excelled in private business, receiving several awards and quickly moved up the corporate ladder. |
After coming home to New Mexico, Walter built from scratch a successful real estate business. He is listed in both Who's Who of Finance and Industry, and Who's Who in the West. His extensive business skills and success is due to his strong beliefs in the entrepreneurial spirit.
Walter Bradley was elected Lieutenant Governor in November 1994.
As Lieutenant Governor Walter is "President of the Senate". Walter served in this same legislative body as a State Senator from Curry County from 1989 to 1992. Due to his success in the private sector, Walter was picked to sit on the important Economic Development and the Education Committees.
While in the Senate, Senator Bradley was recognized by the New Mexico Association of Commerce and Industry with their highest legislative rating.
The Lieutenant Governor's expertise continues to help New Mexico. He currently serves on the New Mexico Space Commission Board, the New Mexico Border Authority, NM Workforce Development Board and is Chairman of the Small Business Advocacy Council.
As Chairman of the Small Business Advocacy Council, the Lieutenant Governor has spearheaded legislative reform and eliminated regulatory roadblocks for small businesses.
Walter's efforts to help New Mexicans have not gone unnoticed. He has received numerous recognitions including:
2000 Leadership Beatification Award, Keep New Mexico Beautiful
2000 Mark Weidler Distinguish Public Servant Award, New Mexico Petroleum Marketers Association.
1998 Progressive Farmer Magazine Man of the Year
1997 Distinguished Leadership Award, Albuquerque National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
1997 Distinguished Service Recipient, New Mexico Farm & Livestock Bureau
1997 Outstanding New Mexico's Small Business Supporter, New Mexico Small Business Development Center.
Walter and his wife, Deborah, were married in Clovis. They lived and raised their four children, Tige, Lance, Nicole, and Kristin in Clovis until Walter's re-election in 1999 when they moved to Albuquerque. Lt. Governor Bradley and Debbie, are also the proud grandparents of their granddaughter, Alexis.