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Anderson names ’17 Hall of Famers

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 honorees

Luella Chavez D'Angelo
Luella Chavez D’Angelo

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. She 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
Larry Chavez

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

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 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.

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