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Wildflower International Expands Operations, Doubles Santa Fe, New Mexico, Workforce

An IT company that provides products and services to the federal government and its contractors, Wildflower International will expand its operations center and double its workforce in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

As an incentive, Wildflower will receive $75,000 in Local Economic Development Act funding to renovate a building to accommodate its growing workforce. LEDA helps businesses expand and attracts new companies into the state.

The New Mexico Economic Development Department is also working with Wildflower to assist them in applying for Job Training Incentive Program funding. According to New Mexico Economic Development, the 81 new jobs will include IT, engineering, management, and customer service positions.

"We are honored to have the opportunity to expand in our home state and continue to offer good jobs," said Kimberly deCastro, Founder of Wildflower International. "With LEDA funding, we can grow Wildflower even more in the years to come."

"We're proud to see home-grown technology companies like Wildflower succeed - right here in New Mexico," Governor Susana Martinez said. "It's home-grown businesses like Wildflower that make up the backbone of our efforts to grow and diversify our economy, and we're going to continue doing all we can to help these companies thrive."

"New Mexico has an incredibly skilled high-tech workforce that makes us ideal for IT businesses like Wildflower," said EDD Cabinet Secretary Jon Barela. "We've made our state much more competitive for these jobs and will continue to do more to help expand local businesses, as well as recruit new companies to New Mexico, in information technology services in addition to other sectors."

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