The UNM Anderson School of Management Foundation Board will celebrate and honor its 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees on Thursday, March 13. The theme this year is Lift Off, featuring the New Mexico Spaceport. Spaceport Director Christine Anderson is the keynote speaker, while astronaut Mike Mullane will be a fetured guest. Other elements include the loan of a space capsule and space suit from the Alamogordo Space Museum. This is the 25th year for the event that celebrates the best and brightest of ASM alumni, faculty and community leaders.

The outstanding Hall of Fame honorees for the evening are:
** Ben L. Darwin, CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP
** Michael Kivitz, Adelante Development Center, Inc.
** Sheri Milone, Lovelace Women`s Hospital
** Peter Sanchez, The Atrisco Companies

Young Alumni Honoree
** Jesse Herron, ABQ Trolley Company

The event will also honor Sarah D. Smith, Anderson Lecturer in the Department of Organizational Studies with the Faculty Community Leadership Award, and George Boerigter of SoundOff Signal will receive with the Distinguished Service Award.

Hall of Fame candidates are selected for their professional success, contribution to community, and their ongoing commitment to continuing education. Funds raised at the dinner go to support The Hall of Fame Endowed Scholarship at the Anderson School of Management. The Hall of Fame event begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and the induction ceremony at 7 p.m.

Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available ranging from an event sponsorship level of $10,000 to table sponsors at a cost of $1,200. Individual tickets are $150. For more information visit "Lift-Off", contact Sara Lucero in the Anderson School Development Office at (505) 277-6413 or email