Eva Mendoza to lead Ted Turner Reserves Southern New Mexico Guest Operations — Ted Turner Reserves
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Eva Mendoza to lead Ted Turner Reserves Southern New Mexico Guest Operations

Raton, NM (October 16, 2023) – Ted Turner Reserves,the groundbreaking conservation focused hospitality brand, has promoted Eva Mendoza to General Manager of Southern New Mexico Guest Operations.

She will govern hospitality functions for Ted Turner Reserves three distinctive properties in Sierra County, New Mexico: Ladder in Caballo, NM, Armendaris in Engle, NM and Sierra Grande in Truth or Consequences, NM.

Eva joined Ted Turner Reserves in February as the Manager of the organization’s central reservations office. Prior to joining the company, Eva led operations for many independent resorts and branded hotels in the Western United States, most recently as a multi-property Managing Director with Collective Retreats, General Manager for Lucky Arrow Retreat and Regional Operations Manager for Heritage Hotels & Resorts.

“Eva is guided by her passion to deliver world class customer service and accommodations at our unique collection of properties in Southern New Mexico, while ensuring growth in financial performance to aid in the continuation of our conservation efforts,” said Jade McBride, President of Ted Turner Reserves. “In her short time with us, Eva has already proven herself to be a capable leader and accountable mentor to many of our team members. We are excited for the positive changes Eva’s leadership will bring to Ted Turner Reserves”.

Eva has enjoyed a 25+ year career in hospitality management and is a graduate of New Mexico State University’s Hotel Restaurant and Tourism Management program, where she also earned her MBA. A resident of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, and is an active volunteer in regional health organizations such as Ambercare Hospice and the American Red Cross.

“I am honored at the opportunity to lend my expertise to this amazing collection of conservation-forward properties,” said Mendoza. “Armendaris, Ladder and Sierra Grande provide a uniquely rich experience for travelers seeking to connect with nature and the authentic beauty and culture of New Mexico, and I am proud to lead our guest operations to deliver that promise.”


About Ted Turner Reserves:

Ted Turner Reserves is a hospitality brand that is grounded in conservation with a mission to connect people with nature. With 1.1 million acres across three properties in New Mexico, Ted Turner Reserves includes three reserves (Vermejo, Armendaris and Ladder) and one retreat (Sierra Grande). These properties provide an unparalleled experience for guests to visit and experience luxurious hospitality, outdoor activities, and unfettered access to nature.  Guests also will have the opportunity to learn about renowned businessman, philanthropist, and environmentalist Ted Turner’s efforts to restore and preserve these properties and their native species and ecosystems.

Lindsay Curry
Vice President of Sales & Marketing