The McKinnon Distinguished CEO Series

Sonnet and Ian McKinnon The McKinnon Distinguished CEO 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 Series provides a glimpse into the minds of successful entrepreneurs and business leaders. These distinguished leaders will articulate lessons learned and provide insight into our complex business world. Alumni, friends and the business community members benefit from discussions ranging from business ethics to practical applications of academic theory. These events are free and open to the public.

Upcoming CEO Series Event:

A Conversation with Brad Preber
CEO, Grant Thornton, LLP

preber.pngBradley J. Preber, '82, is the CEO of Grant Thornton LLP (GTUSA), the fifth-largest audit, tax and advisory firm in the U.S. and the largest global member firm of Grant Thornton International, Ltd. He has led GTUSA through a challenging transformation to increase revenues and profits and reduce costs, all while ensuring that the firm meets the needs of its people.

His dynamic 35-plus year career includes extensive experience that spans diverse roles: consultant, expert witness, forensic accountant, fraud investigator and SEC financial expert. He has investigated cases alleging fraud, waste and abuse, and frequently speaks, writes and teaches on fraud-related matters. 

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Anderson Hall of Fame

D. Brett NewberryTo cap off this event, we will recognize our first inductee of the 33rd class into the Anderson Hall of Fame:
D. Brett Newberry, CFE, CPA, ’81, President and Shareholder, Newberry & Associates.

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