The Anderson School of Management has announced its 2018 Hall of Fame and Young Alumni honorees. A banquet and scholarship fundraiser is set for Tuesday, March 6 at Sandia Casino, featuring a video presentation spotlighting the honorees and a live auction with all the proceeds going to support student scholarships at the Anderson School.

The Anderson Hall of Fame celebrates extraordinary alumni who have achieved professional success and have made significant contributions to their community. They are selected for their professional success, contribution to the community, and their ongoing commitment to education. The Young Alumni Award is an honor recognizing Anderson graduates under the age of 40 who are having an impact on their community and are making great strides in their professional career.

Anderson Hall of Fame honorees

  • Gary Gordon, Albuquerque Academy
  • Sheila Mendez, PNM Resources
  • Stephine Poston, Poston and Associates
  • Anthony Trujillo, HOLMANS USA

Young Alumni Award recipients

  • Matthew Sanchez, Jaynes Corporation 
  • Daniel Trujillo, Kubiak Melton and Associates 

Distinguished Service Award recipient

  • Christopher Carian, UNM

“Each honoree provides a great example to both current and future Anderson School students of the possibilities that come with the completion of their degree,” said ASM Dean Craig White. “It is a pleasure to induct this group of outstanding alumni into the Anderson School of Management Hall of Fame.”

The Faculty Community Leadership Award will honor Distinguished Professor Suleiman “Sul” Kassicieh, former endowed chair in economic development at UNM and chair of the Finance, International, Technology and Entrepreneurship Department at Anderson. Kassicieh passed away in 2017 leaving an impressive legacy at UNM.

Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available for supporting Anderson School of Management, ranging from a title sponsorship level of $25,000 to table sponsors at a cost of $2,500. For information, contact Darrell Garcia, Sr. alumni relations officer at the Anderson School at 505-277-6264 or