businessfirstFirst published in 2002 in the then NM Business Weekly, this article by Sandy and Rick offers real and relevant tips for surviving difficult economic struggles, whether they be due to external or internal causesRead the article
layoffNobody wants to have to lay off dedicated employees, but sometimes there is no other solution. Originally published as a “Guest Commentary” in the May 2, 2002 issue of The Albuquerque Journal, this article offers tips for managing this difficult responsibility.  Read the article
Rick-and-Sandy-Super-heros-300x211Published in 2008 in then NM Business Weekly, read about President Sandy Cody and Chief Operating Officer Rick Draker, who, likened to Wonder Woman and Batman in suits, save the day for companies and organizations. Read the article
Hurricane devistationIs your small- to medium-sized business prepared to survive the physical and financial devastation of a natural disaster? Smaller businesses can be the most severely impacted for a number of reasons. Read the article
ListeningHow much do you hear when you are in listening mode? The importance of communication for businesses with clients, with colleagues, with employees, and just between individuals, has been well documented in surveys, studies and various professional articles. Read the article
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Reliable

For almost a decade, the City of Deming has contracted with Draker Cody on many community planning and development efforts. Rick is reliable in delivering products on time and within budget, and when Rick gives his word, he keeps it.

Richard McInturff City Administrator City of Deming, New Mexico (Retired) January 3, 2017