2022 Leadership New Mexico Annual Awards Dinner

Sandia Resort & Casino Hotel, Albuquerque, NM

Date: Friday, October 14, 2022

Annual Awards Dinner

Friday, October 14, 2022
Sandia Resort & Casino Hotel

Western Attire!

Join us as we celebrate our Distinguished Alumnus
& Distinguished Leader Awardees

2022 Distinguished Alumnus

Joe Lujan
President of Commercial Lines for HUB Southwest Albuquerque
Core Class of 2004

Joe Lujan is President of Commercial Lines for HUB Southwest Albuquerque Office. He was born and raised in New Mexico, is active in the community, and is deeply invested in improving New Mexico’s education system. Joe is a graduate and proud supporter of New Mexico State University, where he continues his service to the university as a member of the Business Council. He is also a founding member of Excellent Schools of New Mexico, and a board member of NewMexicoKidsCAN. Joe has been an integral part of Leadership New Mexico since 2004, serving as both Chair and board member. The son of Edward Lujan, a former Distinguished Leadership Award recipient, Joe generously offers his time to mentor anyone who asks for help to get their career started. Joe and his wife Dee have two sons; Josh and Jake, both working at HUB, and following in Joe’s footsteps with their involvement in Leadership New Mexico and well as other community programs. The family enjoys spending time together at Conchas Lake.


2022 Distinguished Leader

Fred E. Mondragon
Honorary Consul for Spain and
Founder & Owner of Mondragon International

Fred E. Mondragon was born in Anton Chico, New Mexico. He is the founder and owner of Mondragon International, providing consultation to small businesses, government, and healthcare agencies. Fred has 50+ years of experience in the public and private sectors. He served 3 terms in the New Mexico Legislature, was a member of the House Appropriations and Finance Committee, and was Chair of the Higher Ed. Subcommittee. He also served as the Science Advisor to the Governor of New Mexico; as Founding Chair of the Science & Technology Commission and is co-founder of Co-op Catalyst of New Mexico. He was a founding member of the National Institute of Flamenco and serves on several non-profit boards. He also serves as Chair of the Albuquerque Sister Cities Foundation. He was appointed Honorary Consul for New Mexico by the Spanish Government. Fred and his wife Connie enjoy cultural activities, gardening, travel, and time with their 7 children and 19 grandchildren.




5:30 pm – Reception, Silent Auction,
Entertainment, Class Reunions

6:30 pm – Welcome, Dinner, Awards Presentation
Master of Ceremonies, Phil Casaus, Immediate Past Chair

9:00 pm –  Corporate Sponsor Reception

Distinguished Alumnus Award
Joe Lujan, Core Class of 2004

Distinguished Leadership Award
Fred E. Mondragon



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Gold Sponsor ($10,300)

Silver Sponsor ($5150)

Bronze Sponsor ($2575)

Table of Ten ($2,060)

Early Bird Alumni Member Ticket ($154.50, ends September 28, 2022

Individual Alumni Member Ticket ($206)

Individual Non-Member Guest Ticket ($206)

2022 Annual Dinner Registration Form 9.20.22

Call 505-398-1500 for more information or send form to Leadership New Mexico:
Email to leader@leadershipnm.org
Mail to P.O. Box 35696, Albuquerque, NM 87176

Thank You to our Corporate Sponsors

ConocoPhillips ◊ Sandia National Laboratories
Allen Theatres ◊ Brycon Corporation ◊ Chevron USA ◊ Cisneros Design   
 DMC Logistics ◊ Jaynes Corporation  ◊   Lamar Advertising
New Mexico Gas ◊ PNM ◊ Presbyterian Medical Services
US Bank ◊ Wells Fargo Bank
Armstrong Energy Corporation ◊ AUI, Inc. ◊  Bohannon Huston, Inc. 
Bradbury Stamm Construction ◊ Bridgers & Paxton Consulting Engineers ◊ CliftonLarsonAllen
Cooper Fire Protection Services ◊ Dekker/Perich/Sabitini ◊ Gerald Champion Medical Center  
HB Construction ◊ JB Henderson ◊ Lamar Advertising ◊ Los Alamos National Laboratories 
Nuclear Waste Partnership, LLC. ◊ Pioneer Bank ◊ RAKS Building Supply
Tricore Reference Laboratories ◊ URENCO USA ◊ Xcel Energy