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UNM Anderson Alum Returns to School as Senior Director of Development

December 20, 2016

(Albuquerque, NM) The University of New Mexico Foundation is pleased to announce the hiring of Joe Weiss as the new Senior Director of Development at the UNM Anderson School of Management. 

Joe WeissJoe earned his MBA from the Anderson School in 2006 and for the past year he has worked at the UNM Foundation as Regional Director of Development in Texas and Oklahoma.  He earned his undergraduate degree in 1996 from Binghamton University in New York.

In addition to having strong ties to UNM and the Anderson School, Joe is also a loyal Lobo, having spent 17 years working for UNM Athletics as Assistant Athletic Director in charge of Sales/Marketing and General Manager of Lobo Sports Properties.  As Senior Director of Development, Joe will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gift donors and prospects for the Anderson School.

"I am so excited to join the Anderson School of Management Team!" says Weiss. "As a graduate of this outstanding school, I cannot wait to be part of this group and help connect donors to Anderson so the school can do even better things in the future."

Dean Craig White looks forward to Joe returning to the business school.
"The whole team is ready to embrace Joe’s leadership, experience and enthusiasm," said White.

"Joe is a perfect match for the Senior Director of Development position in the Anderson School of Management," says Larry Ryan, VP of Development at the UNM Foundation. "When you combine his work ethic, his love for UNM and the Anderson School, and his ability to raise philanthropic dollars, we are more than excited about his new role."

Joe’s first day at the Anderson School is Tuesday, January 3.  He takes over the position from Emily Fox who served as Anderson’s development officer for the past three years.


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.