Adrian is a proud native New Mexican, born and raised in Albuquerque, NM. Having grown up in the Northeast Heights, he graduated from Del Norte High School where he participated in sports and other activities and it is where he learned the value of teamwork. Upon high school graduation, Adrian started studies at what was then TVI and soon after began his career with Pepsi Cola in 1993 where he has taken on several roles over his 27 years of service. During Adrian’s early years with Pepsi Cola and after starting a family, he obtained his degree of a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. Currently, Adrian is the Food Service Senior Sales Manager for New Mexico and West Texas where he and his team support 10 distribution facilities with the continuous building of business partnerships.
Throughout the years, Adrian has served on several philanthropic boards and is currently a board officer of the New Mexico Beverage Association. He is an advocate for education, economic development and believes that our culture, diversity and determination is what makes New Mexico the best place to live. He has been married to his wife, Michelle, for nearly 22 years and has two beautiful daughters, one attending Eldorado HS and the other a Junior at the University of New Mexico. In his leisure time, Adrian enjoys golfing, attending sporting events and loving all the moments he has with his family.