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Jenna Dunlap

Jenna Dunlap is the Social Media Manager and Graphic Design Artist for Arrowhead Innovation Fund and NM CERG. She is responsible for overseeing the LinkedIn and Twitter accounts, as well as creating daily informational posts for the organizations. Jenna is also a student at New Mexico State University, studying Graphic Design and Photography in the Art Department. She has previously been involved in NMSU through a Graphic Design Internship for Krux Radio Station and working for the Intramural Sports Program as the Photographer and Social Media Manager. Jenna is currently a Senior and is completing her final year working toward her Studio Art Degree. Outside of work and school, Jenna enjoys playing local music gigs, taking care of her fish and plants, and creating art.


Diego Sanchez

Diego joined the Arrowhead Center team to help develop the Innovation Ecosystem Connect (IEC) platform. He applies his expertise with user experience research principles to ensure the platform is user-friendly and aptly oriented toward user needs. As an NMSU graduate student, Diego is working on attaining an M.A. degree in experimental psychology with a focus in engineering psychology. He enrolled at NMSU after earning his B.S. degree in psychology with a minor in philosophy from Western New Mexico University. 


AbdulAfeez Oladeinde

AbdulAfeez Oladeinde, a Graduate assistant at NMSU’s Arrowhead center. AbdulAfeez had a career in Content writing, Translation and Language teaching. He earned his bachelors degree in Chinese studies from the University of Lagos, Nigeria with two years Language Immersion at Suzhou University, China. He his currently pursuing his master’s degree in Rhetoric and Professional Communication at New Mexico State University. 


Blanca Martinez

Blanca serves as the NM CERG Graduate Assistant, where she oversees the graphic design and marketing for NM CERG. Blanca has graduated from NMSU with her Bachelor’s in graphic design and is currently obtaining her MFA through NMSU. Blanca has gained her experience in graphic design and marketing through Arrowhead Centers programs such as Innoventure, Studio G, as well as conferences such as WE Mean Business. 


Dylan Court

Dylan Court is a student designer at Arrowhead Center. He has worked on graphic design, web design, and print layout as a student as well as for Arrowhead Center's various programs, with an interest in creating clean, minimalistic designs. He is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree at NMSU and has earned an associate degree in digital graphics technology from Doña Ana Community College. In his free time, Dylan enjoys reading, drawing, and embarking on road trips.


Chris Perrault

A native of the Mesilla Valley and a student at Doña Ana Community College, Chris handles social media ads and reels, logos, t-shirts designs, and all manner of graphics at Arrowhead Center. He has a passion for learning anything from politics and ecology to history and computer technologies. This led him to try a vector graphic program, Affinity Designer, and a with the help of some YouTube videos, he discovered an interest in graphic design. After taking a class on the subject at DACC, due to his inclination to learn more and his eye for detail, he was recruited by the instructor, Peter Knapp, who serves as the Creative Director at Arrowhead Center. He is currently pursuing a degree in Digital Graphics Technology.


Jose Figueroa

Jose Figueroa joined Studio G as a Graduate Assistant in May 2021. Jose will graduate with a Master of Business Administration from New Mexico State University in 2022. At Studio G, Jose conducts intake interviews with clients, connecting them to Arrowhead Enterprise Advisors based on their business ideas, plans, and needs. In addition, Jose serves as an Innoventure Jr. Facilitator, providing bilingual (i.e., English and Spanish) entrepreneurship education to elementary school students in the underserved New Mexico-Mexico border region. Jose is passionate about supporting innovators from diverse backgrounds and fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs.  “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” -Milton Berle