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BYRD CHOSEN FOR LEADERSHIP ALBUQUERQUE CLASS

August 1, 2007

(Albuquerque, New Mexico) The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is pleased to announce that Mickey Byrd, manager of the Management Development Center (MDC), has been chosen as one of the participants in this year’s “Leadership Albuquerque” class.
“This is a highly selective program, so it’s a real honor for Mickey,” said Interim Dean Amy Wohlert. “It’s also an honor and benefit for Anderson, since it gives us a great chance, through Mickey, to communicate with our community.”

The Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce Leadership Albuquerque program was developed more than 25 years ago to enhance the skills and enrich the understanding of current as well as aspiring volunteer community leaders. Each year, nearly 50 people are chosen for the program, all of whom have demonstrated their willingness to give their time and effort in working for Albuquerque.

Leadership Albuquerque brings together emerging leaders from across the community to participate in the projects and interactions that result in a shared vision for the greater Albuquerque area. The program, designed for mid to senior level executives from the private, public and voluntary sectors of Albuquerque, is eight months long.

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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 www.mgt.unm.edu, email info@mgt.unm.edu, or call (505) 277-6471.

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