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ANDERSON SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT NEW BOARD MEMBERS

July 10, 2009

(Albuquerque, NM) The Anderson School of Management is pleased to announce seven new members to its Board of Directors.

Joining the Foundation Board are: Keith Bandoni, CCIM, Director, Maestas & Ward Commercial Real Estate, Michael D. Lowrimore, Senior Vice President and NM Regional Manager, Bank of the West, Ben Miller, CLU, ChFC, Managing Partner of the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network of Albuquerque, Joni K. Pierce, CFA, Senior Vice President and Regional Investment Manager, Wells Fargo Bank, Donald A. M. Power, Chairman & C.E.O., Jaynes Corporation, James W. Rogers, C.E.O. and Owner/Manager, Sunland Development Group, LLC, and Scott W. Throckmorton, Owner/President, ARGUS Investment Realty.

The Anderson School Foundation Board is comprised of area business leaders who provide direction and support to the Anderson School 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 new slate of directors was effective July 1, 2009.

ABOUT THE BOARD MEMBERS
Keith Bandoni, CCIM, Director, Maestas & Ward Commercial Real Estate. Active in commercial real estate since 1999, Keith specializes in leasing and brokerage of office properties. As a native of Albuquerque, Keith has aggressively helped build the Maestas and Ward Office Team. Keith received his BBA in Marketing from the Anderson School. He serves on the Finance Council for the Aquinas newman Center at UNM and is a Business Advisory Board Member for CNM.

Michael D. Lowrimore, Senior Vice President and NM Regional Manager, Bank of the West. Michael received his BBA in Business Management from the Anderson School. As a senior vice president, he is responsible for providing management for the 45 Bank of the West branches in New Mexico. He serves as a board member for Adelante, New Mexico Bankers Association, UNM Lobo Club and the CNM Foundation.

Ben Miller, CLU, ChFC, is the Managing Partner of the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network of Albuquerque, which includes offices in Las Cruces, Santa Fe and El Paso, Texas. Ben is responsible for all sales and service operations in the state of New Mexico and the El Paso county in Texas. He oversees 44 experienced representatives who serve these areas with a broad range of products and services including retirement solutions, life insurance, long-term care insurance, disability income insurance, estate analysis and employee benefits.

Joni K. Pierce, CFA, Senior Vice President and Regional Investment Manager of Wells Fargo Bank in Albuquerque. Joni leads a team of investment managers for the Private Client Services Group for Wells Fargo. She serves as a member of the Wells Fargo Wealth Management Group's Asset Allocation team and leads its Equity Sector Strategy team.

Donald A. M. Power, Chairman and C.E.O Jaynes Corporation. As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Donald oversees the daily operations of Jaynes Companies, the parent company for 3 commercial construction companies located in 4 states throughout the Southwest. He is intimately involved with each client during the contract negotiation and mobilization of each project. Don began his 40-year career with Jaynes as a laborer while he was in college. He has a B.A. in History and Geology from the University of New Mexico and received his Executive MBA from the Anderson School in 2003.

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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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