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Press Release


September 25, 2006

(Albuquerque, NM) Seven business leaders have joined the Foundation of the University of New Mexicoís Anderson Schools of Management: Robert J. Bigler, 2 Canon Escondito; Lee Ann Buras, SPHR, Vice President Human Resources of Vantage Builders, Inc.; Darin Davis, Executive Vice President of Grubb and Ellis New Mexico; Henry A. Kelly, Sutin Thayer and Browne; Bart Kinney, President of Kinney Agency, Inc.; Milt McConnell, CRMC, Vice President/General Manager of Citadel Broadcasting Corporation; and Calvin Tafoya, CEO and President of Santa Clara Development Corporation.

The new Executive Committee is comprised of Terry Horn, Foundation Chair, Vice President and Corporate Secretary of PNM; John Brown, Vice Chair, Partner of Sandia Capital Partners LLC; Kim Nunley, Past Chair, Managing Partner of Grant Thorton; Carol M. Cochran, Treasurer Chair of the Finance Committee, Principal of REDW Business and Financial Resources, LLC; Elizabeth Roussos, Secretary, Global Collections Analyst and Vice President of Citi Cards; Lawrence J. Alei, Co-Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee, Strategic Analyst, Fav/Sort Manufacturing at Intel; Francis Edwards, Co-Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee, Private Investor; Deborah Gorenz, Co-Chair of the Advancement Committee, President of Hospital Services Corporation; Daniel M. Sachs, Co-Chair of the Advancement Committee, President and General Manager of Team Specialty Products Corporation; and Kathy Sporing, Chair of the Recruiting and Nominating Committee, Wells Fargo Bank New Mexico, N.A.

The Anderson Schools Foundation Board is comprised of area business leaders who provide direction and support to the Anderson Schools of Management. In addition to serving in an advisory capacity to the Dean, the Board sponsors the annual Hall of Fame awards and generates resources for Andersonís nationally recognized programs in business education.


The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit, email, or call (505) 277-6471.