UNM’s Anderson School announces 2018 Hall of Fame

Anthony Trujillo, HOLMANS USA (Courtesy Anderson School of Management)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico’s Anderson School of Management on Monday announced its 2018 Hall of Fame and Young Alumni awards.

This year’s Hall of Fame honorees are Gary Gordon of the Albuquerque

Academy, Sheila Mendez of PNM Resources, Stephine Poston of Poston & Associates and Anthony Trujillo of HOLMANS USA. The Hall of Fame honors alumni for professional success and for significant contributions to the community, according to a news release announcing the awards.

Matthew Sanchez of Jaynes Corporation and Daniel Trujillo of Kubiak Melton & Associates are receiving this year’s Young Alumni Award, which recognizes Anderson graduates under the age of 40 who are having an impact on the community and making strides in their careers.

The Faculty Community Leadership Award will honor Distinguished Professor Dr. Sul Kassicieh, former Endowed Chair in Economic Development and chairman of the Finance, International, Technology and Entrepreneurship Department, who died last year.

Christopher Carian of the University of New Mexico will receive the Distinguished Service Award.

“Each honoree demonstrates that hard work and commitment combined with the knowledge and tools provided through a quality business education can lead to long-term personal and career success,” Anderson Dean Craig White said in the news release.

The 2018 Hall of Fame event is Tuesday, March 6 at Sandia Casino. Proceeds support scholarships for Anderson students.

Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available ranging from a title sponsorship level of $25,000 to table sponsors at a cost of $2,500. For information, contact Darrell Garcia, senior alumni relations officer at Anderson at 505-277-6264 or dgarci30@unm.edu.

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