A Lea County resident since junior high (with time away for college and husband Burrell’s dental degree), Joan Tucker takes pride in this terrific area community and its people. Like countless others, she believes in giving back to the community that has provided opportunities for her family. She was privileged to serve College of the Southwest (now USW) for over 25 years as a faculty member (adjunct and full time), division head, then President & CEO. Awarded the title of President Emerita upon leaving the College, Tucker previously worked in banking as Senior Vice President, Administration; at IBM Dallas as a marketing/educational representative; as a certified Christian Life Coach; and, as a management consultant. Membership in boards dedicated to advance the community and state include the New Mexico Commission on Higher Education, the Hobbs Board of Education, Spencer Theater, and Lea Regional Hospital board.
Extraordinary service to clients, based on the integrity for which Newman & Company is known, remains her goal. Recognizing that buying a home is one of the largest investments that most families make, Tucker provides personalized assistance that will help clients find their dream home. She also welcomes working with commercial clients.