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UNM Anderson McKinnon Distinguished CEO Lecure Series with Lameck "Humble" Lukanga

September 15, 2017

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 BANQUE LOFTS ROOFTOP, DOWNTOWN ALBUQUERQUE

Lameck "Humble" Lukanga(Albuquerque, NM) The Anderson School of Management presents the McKinnon Distinguished CEO Lecture Series with Lameck "Humble" Lukanga.

On Thursday, September 28, Anderson alum Lukanga will discuss "Finding Success Without Losing Yourself." The event begins with a reception at 5:30 p.m. at the Banque Lofts Rooftop in Downtown Albuquerque followed by the presentation at 6:30 p.m.

Lukanga was born in a small village in Uganda, where he spent the first 11 years of his life enduring genocide, famine, and third world poverty. He and his family were granted a political asylum, allowing them to come to the United States to seek refuge, which he calls "The biggest blessing of his life."

Lukanga is one of the nation's top young leaders in finance; he owns Life Line Financial Group, a wealth management firm servicing world-class performers in business, sports and entertainment. In addition, he serves on various company boards helping shape strategy and execution and is on the board of trustees for the University of New Mexico Foundation. He earned both his BBA and MBA from the Anderson School.

Mr. Lukanga is passionate about social entrepreneurship, financial literacy, freedom and the orphans of Uganda. He is a philanthropist, teacher, and self-proclaimed ambassador of Hope. He has come far from the slums of Masaka, Uganda and he continues to inspire along the way.

The public is invited to attend the reception and presentation at no cost, however, seating is limited and reservations are required. RSVP online at http://bit.ly/2vUpAz6 or by contacting Darrell Garcia at dgarci30@unm.edu.

The McKinnon Distinguished CEO Lecture 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. The annual endowed lecture series provides a glimpse into the minds of successful entrepreneurs and business leaders. Sonnet and Ian McKinnon are also the lead donors for the new McKinnon Center for Management building opening in summer 2018.

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