Ike PinoVP / General ManagerRancho Viejo505-983-6921
...PINO PROMOTED TO GENERAL MANAGER OF RANCHO VIEJO Santa Fe, NM -- Rancho Viejo announces that Isaac (Ike) Pino, a native of New Mexico, has been promoted to the position of General Manager.Pino
, employed with Rancho Viejo
since 1999, assumes the key role with the departure of Bob Taunton, who has been relocated with SunCor
, the community's developer, to a new project in Boise, Idaho.
is already a highly respected leader in the community and he has a wide variety of experience, which is going to allow him to continue to work with everyone in a very positive way, notes Taunton.
...Pino - born in Las Cruces, but raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico - began his 26-year career after obtaining his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 1974 from New Mexico State University.
After a few years out of state, Pino
returned to Santa Fe and has held several positions in municipal and state government.Most notably, he was the City Manager for Santa Fe from 1991 to 1993 and again from 1994 to 1996.After several years with his own consulting firm, Pino began working with Rancho Viejo.Prior to accepting the position of General Manager, he served as Land Development Manager, and has always been proud to be associated with the community."Rancho Viejo continues to be recognized as a master planned community that is a leader in maintaining a sustainable environment that provides quality homes for a wide range of buyers," says Pino, "It is a privilege to serve as General Manager along with such a professional team committed to providing a wonderful community for Santa Feans - old and new," he adds. Pino is a registered Professional Engineer in New Mexico, is a member and past president of the New Mexico Chapter of the American Public Works Association, and is a full member of the Urban Land Institute.His volunteer activities include work with the Tesuque Elementary School PTC, the Santa Fe Boys and Girls Club, and the Advisory Board of the Century Bank of Santa Fe.He was chairman of the Santa Fe Economic Development Inc.