Amy Kindrick, Executive Director

Amy is a lifelong resident of New Mexico. She holds a B.A. from the University of New Mexico. Throughout her career, she has focused on non-profit management, grant administration, and fund development. She resides in Albuquerque with her husband of 26 years and their daughter Matilyn.


Abby Eden, Events Coordinator

Abby was born and raised in New Mexico. She attended New Mexico State University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education and Master’s Degree in Agricultural Education. After teaching high school for four years, she has joined the team at El Ranchito though she has been involved in various ways since its beginning. Abby and her husband, Jesse, live in Los Lunas with their two children.


Brian Thompson, Director of Programs

Brian was born on St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. He is a US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery retiree and holds degrees in Psychology and Management from the University of Maryland. He has 16 + years experience in children’s mental health and case management, he currently resides in Albuquerque and has two sons.