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UNM’s Anderson names Hall of Fame honorees

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The UNM Anderson School of Management Foundation Board will honor its 2017 Hall of Fame inductees on March 2 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Being honored this year are Luella Chavez D’Angelo of the University of Colorado, Larry Chavez of Dreamstyle Remodeling and Doug Cox of Atkinson & Co. LTD.

Receiving Young Alumni honors are Christi Blaschke of Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Cristin Heyns-Bousliman of Blake’s Lotaburger, LLC  and Rosalyn Nguyen of the UNM Health Sciences Center.

The Faculty Community Leadership Award will honor Dr. Steven Yourstone, professor and chair of the Department of Marketing, Information Assurance, Management Information Systems, & Operations Management.

Hall of Fame candidates are selected for their professional success, contribution to community and ongoing commitment to education, according to a news release from Anderson.

The Hall of Fame event begins at 6 p.m. Proceeds go to the Hall of Fame Scholarship Fund.

Corporate sponsorships range from the event sponsorship level of $10,000 to table sponsors at $2,500.  Individual tickets are $250. For information on sponsorships and tickets, contact Darrell Garcia, Sr. alumni relations officer at the Anderson School at 505-277-6264 or

Hall of Fame

Luella Chavez D’Angelo earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing Management and a master’s in Business Administration, with a Finance emphasis, at Anderson.  Shluella-chavez-dangelo_thmbe serves as the Vice Chancellor for Enterprise Development at the University of Colorado where she is responsible for leading the new CU South Denver enterprise. D’Angelo previously served as the chief communications officer of Western Union, director of marketing for the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, and vice president of Institutional Development of the UNM Health Sciences Center.

Larry Chavez is the president and CEO of Dreamstyle Remodeling in Albuquerque. Chavez earned his BBA in accounting in 1969 from Anderson. Since founding


Larry Chavez, outstanding Hall of Fame honoree at UNM\’s Anderson School of Management (Courtesy UNM)

Dreamstyle Remodeling in 1989, Larry grew it into one of the largest home

improvement companies in the country and employs nearly 500 people. Chavez contributes to several nonprofit organizations and UNM, where his company is remodeling the Lobo Football offices at no cost to the university. He is a mentor for Stanford University’s Latino Entrepreneurship Leadership Program and serves on the Harvard University Steering Committee for the Joint Center for Housing Studies Remodeling Futures Program.

Doug Cox is a director in the Tax Department at Atkinson & Co. and was a shareholder until his retirement in 2015. He has served as a consultant and business adviser to many New Mexico businesses. Cox earned his MBA from Anderson in


Doug Cox,outstanding Hall of Fame honoree at UNM\’s Anderson School of Management (Courtesy UNM)

1990.  Cox volunteers on numerous charitable and association organizations including ARCA, the New Mexico Society of CPAs, the New Mexico Association of Commerce and Industry, the Corrales International School and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency.

Young Alumni

Christi Blaschke is manager of Clinical Informatics at Presbyterian Healthcare Services. She has a B.S. in Education from UNM and worked as an educator with Albuquerque Public Schools before earning her MBA from Anderson in 2012. Four years later she returned to Anderson to complete the Career and Professional Development Healthcare Management program. Blaschke is treasurer of the Albuquerque Alumnae chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha fraternity and also donates to and volunteers with various local dog rescues.

Cristin Heyns-Bousliman heads the Human Resources and Legal Departments at Blake’s Lotaburger, LLC. She earned her BBA in Business Management from Anderson and Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University. She began her career at Modrall, Sperling, Roehl, Harris, and Sisk, P.A. . She serves on numerous boards of directors and fundraising initiatives for local nonprofits including NDI New Mexico, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History Foundation, Planned Parenthood of New Mexico, Amy Biehl High School Foundation and All Faiths. She was the 2016 president of the Albuquerque Bar Association.

Rosalyn Nguyen has a BBA in Finance and an MBA in Policy & Planning from Anderson. She is associate university counsel at the UNM Health Sciences Center and is lead attorney to UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center in Rio Rancho. She was a student member of the UNM Board of Regents in 2005, currently serves on the UNM Alumni Association Board, is past chair of the State of New Mexico Business Law Section, currently budget officer for the State of New Mexico Health Law Section, and a Bar Exam grader for the New Mexico Bar Exam.

Faculty Community Leadership

Steven A. Yourstone, Ph.D., chairs the Department of Marketing, Information Systems, Information Assurance, & Operations Management. He is a professor of Operations Management and has chaired the MIDS Department since 2006.  He earned his Ph.D., MBA, and BBA from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. Yourstone joined the Anderson faculty in 1988. He chairs the Campus Development Advisory Committee for the University of New Mexico and is Anderson’s lead planner for the new Anderson buildings.

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