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New Mexico Rainforest University Center – Summer Seminar Series
July 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm| FREE
Stacy Sacco – UNM
Mr. Sacco teaches entrepreneurial studies at the UNM Anderson School of Management for the past eighteen years, serves as the Director of the UNM Small Business Institute and the faculty advisor for the UNM student entrepreneur clubs. The Small Business Institute connects small businesses and other community organizations to MBA student teams to perform consulting work and marketing research.
John Chavez – New Mexico Angels
Mr. Chavez has served as the President of the New Mexico Angels since 2008 and has been an active angel investor since 2003. Mr. Chavez is also the Managing Director of Phase One Ventures, a start‐up fund out of Santa Fe, NM, and Managing Director of New Mexico Start‐Up Factory I and II. Outside of the Angels, he is the President of Tafoya and Brainerd Partners LLC, a nationwide business development ‐ consulting firm. Prior to his work in consulting, Mr. Chavez was appointed Cabinet Secretary of the Taxation and Revenue Department by New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson. During his six‐year tenure as tax secretary he also served as the President of the Federation of Taxation Administrators for one year.