2006 DA: Brad Gordon (’78)

Bradley Gordon (submitted photo)

Bradley Gordon (submitted photo)

Distinguished Alumnus: Bradley Gordon (’78)

Brad Gordon earned a degree in marketing from NMSU in 1978, graduating near the top of his class in business.

After finishing school, he worked in venture capital and then turned to launching several companies in tandem with other entrepreneurs.Since 1981 Gordon has been involved in the startup of eleven companies, mostly in the biotech field.

In 2005, in appreciation for what he gained at New Mexico State, Gordon donated 10,000 shares of Celgene stock, which had a current market value of close to $500,000, to the College of Business.