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Executive Speaker Series

The College of Business Executive Speaker Series invites diverse business leaders to share life lessons and expertise from their careers.  The speakers present an overview of their business and discuss success, challenges, and key issues in their industry. Students have the opportunity to interact and learn valuable lessons from industry experts.

Our Previous Speakers


"Reach out to others! You're only as strong as your network."

Emil Barr
Founder of Step Up Social
From dorm room to board room 


"Serve, joy and love are the three words to describe how I have learned to listen to my heart, and it was right here at New Mexico State."

Kevin Johnson
Boardman at Goldman Sachs and Previous Starbucks CEO
Learn More Here


"Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Michael Anaya
Founder of

5 Critical Lessons that will Change your Life


"TransPerfect - We know How"

Roy Trujillo
Chief Operating Officer at TransPerfect
Learn More Here