Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Husband-and-wife team advises business.(Business Outlook)

Byline: Emily Van Cleve For the Journal

* The Holly Co. in Santa Fe consults on marketing

SANTA FE -- The husband-and-wife team of Thomas Eakes and Holly Bradshaw Eakes has been balancing two careers for decades.

Holly Bradshaw Eakes makes mixed-media textiles and has years of experience in marketing and running a business through her work as owner and operator of Buena Vista Ranch in Southern California. Thomas Eakes is an oil painter who was in the insurance industry for 35 years. The couple has also started and run a number of businesses together.

Usually they start a new business when they see a need in the community in which they live. After moving to Santa Fe in February 2002, they noticed how the economy was taking its toll on local enterprise. …

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