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The McKinnon Distinguished CEO Lecture Series

Sonnet and Ian McKinnon The McKinnon Distinguished CEO Lecture Series was created in 2010 by Anderson alum, Sonnet McKinnon, and her husband, D. Ian McKinnon, as an expression of their commitment to UNM and the Anderson School.

This endowed CEO Lecture Series will provide a glimpse into the minds of successful entrepreneurs and business leaders. These distinguished lecturers will articulate lessons learned and provide insight into our complex business world. Alumni, friends and the business community will benefit from discussions ranging from business ethics to practical applications of academic theory. Lectures are free and open to the public.

Upcoming CEO Lectures

Lameck "Humble" Lukanga

Co-Founder Life Line Financial Group
Finding Success Without Losing Yourself
Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.
Banque Lofts Rooftop in Downtown Albuquerque

This is a free event, however seating is limited and reservations are required. Click the link below to reserve your seat!
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Lameck 'Humble' LukangaAnderson alum Lukanga will discuss "Finding Success Without Losing Yourself." The event begins with a reception at 5:30 p.m. at the Banque Lofts Rooftop in Downtown Albuquerque followed by the presentation at 6:30 p.m.

Lukanga was born in a small village in Uganda, where he spent the first 11 years of his life enduring genocide, famine, and third world poverty. He and his family were granted a political asylum, allowing them to come to the United States to seek refuge, which he calls "The biggest blessing of his life."

Lukanga is one of the nation's top young leaders in finance; he owns Life Line Financial Group, a wealth management firm servicing world-class performers in business, sports and entertainment. In addition, he serves on various company boards helping shape strategy and execution and is on the board of trustees for the University of New Mexico Foundation. He earned both his BBA and MBA from the Anderson School.

Mr. Lukanga is passionate about social entrepreneurship, financial literacy, freedom and the orphans of Uganda. He is a philanthropist, teacher, and self-proclaimed ambassador of Hope. He has come far from the slums of Masaka, Uganda and he continues to inspire along the way.

The public is invited to attend the reception and presentation at no cost, however, seating is limited and reservations are required. RSVP online at http://bit.ly/2vUpAz6 or by contacting Darrell Garcia at dgarci30@unm.edu.

The McKinnon Distinguished CEO Lecture Series was created in 2010 by Anderson alum Sonnet McKinnon and her husband D. Ian McKinnon as an expression of their commitment to UNM and the Anderson School. The annual endowed lecture series provides a glimpse into the minds of successful entrepreneurs and business leaders. Sonnet and Ian McKinnon are also the lead donors for the new McKinnon Center for Management building opening in summer 2018.