Academic Advisors Information

Academic Advisement & Career Services Mission

We believe students have the capacity to make strategic choices and are the drivers of their own success. Our mission is to empower students as they pursue success by providing the necessary resources for them to make informed decisions and provide assistance as they manage their academic and professional careers.

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Advisement Office Hours

Monday-Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm


Speed Advising!

Speed Advising for Pre-business and Admitted Anderson Students is located in the ANDERSON ADVISEMENT CENTER.

  • Pre-business Students: Wednesdays 1:30 PM – 4:00PM and Fridays 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Admitted Anderson Students: Mondays 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Individual appointments for Pre-business students will remain in the University College Advisement Center.

The goals for Speed Advising: getting holds removed, course overrides, registration errors, waitlist, & other quick questions. If you are a Pre-business or Admitted Anderson student and have other questions, please visit your LoboAchieve page to schedule an appointment at http://loboachieve.unm.edu/. MBA, MACCT, MS ISA and Career Services related appointments can be made with the Anderson Advisement front desk at (505) 277-3290.




Appointments Through LoboAchieve for Current Students

Students in the Anderson School of Management can schedule an appointment to see their advisor through LoboAchieve in ten easy steps, here’s how:

1. Look up your assigned advisor by looking below.
2. Go to http://loboachieve.unm.edu/
3. Log in with your UNM user name and password.
4. From the “Home” screen, in your “My Success Network”, find or search for your advisor. Click on the link below their name that says “See Available Appointments”.
5. You can view the person’s available appointments by day or week. Go to the day on which you would like to make your appointment, and look for an available appointment time.
6. Select “Sign Up
7. Select a “Reason” for your appointment.
8. Enter a Description of what you would like to discuss with your advisor during the appointment.
9. Click “Submit”. 
10. You will receive a confirmation of the appointment in your UNM email.


BBA Advisement Contact Information

Undergraduate Pre-Business Advisement

Undergraduate Pre-Business Advisement staff are located in the University College Advisement Center in the University Advisement and Enrichment Center, Room 105 (next to One-Stop in Mesa Vista Hall).

Last Name Ending in A-H

Matthew Vallejos
  • Matthew Vallejos
  • Sr Academic Advisor
  • Phone: (505) 277-3290
  • Office: Univ. College Advisement Center
  • WWW: http://www.mgt.unm.edu/advisement/
  • About Matthew: Matthew Vallejos is a graduate of UNM with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Anderson School of Management. Prior to joining the Anderson, he worked as a staff member with the University College Advisement Center and the UNM Admissions Office.


Last Name Ending in I-R

Last Name Ending in S-Z

Tiffini Porter
  • Tiffini Porter
  • Student Success Specialist
  • Phone: (505) 277-3290
  • Office: Univ. College Advisement Center
  • WWW: http://www.mgt.unm.edu/advisement
  • About Tiffini: Tiffini Porter is a graduate of UNM with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. Prior to coming to Anderson, Tiffini worked with the UNM Enrollment Services Division and was a sports reporter and photographer for the Valencia County News-Bulletin. As an undergraduate, Tiffini interned with the Walt Disney Company at Walt Disney World, an experience that has proven to be an asset in her professional career life at all levels. Tiffini is a strong advocate for the Disney College Program, and encourages all Anderson students to explore intership opportunities as undergraduates. Tiffini is currently working on her Masters of Public Administration degree at UNM.


Undergraduate BBA Advisement

Undergraduate BBA Advisement staff are located in the Anderson Advisement Center.

Last Name Ending in A-H

Andres Rigg
  • Andres Rigg
  • Sr Academic Advisor
  • Phone: (505) 277-3290
  • Office: Anderson Advisement Center
  • WWW: http://www.mgt.unm.edu/advisement
  • About Andres: Andres Rigg is a graduate of UNM with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science. Prior to joining Anderson School of Management, he was a staff member with the UNM Registrar’s office and an employee with Lockheed Martin ISGS at Sandia National Laboratories. Andres is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics at UNM.


Last Name Ending in I-R

Ashley Taylor
  • Ashley Taylor
  • Sr Academic Advisor
  • Phone: (505) 277-3290
  • Office: Anderson Advisement Center
  • WWW: http://www.mgt.unm.edu/advisement
  • About Ashley: Ashley Taylor is a graduate of UNM with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Spanish. Ashley is originally from St. Louis, Missouri and moved to Albuquerque in 2009. During her time in New Mexico, she has worked closely with Crossroads for Women in promoting mental health awareness and is currently a member on their fundraising board. Ashley is a strong advocate for community engagement and was a recent recipient of the 2014 Sarah Belle Brown Community Service Award. Ashley is currently pursuing a Master’s of Arts in Counseling at UNM with a dual licensure in Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling.


Last Name Ending in S-Z

Florencio Olguin
  • Florencio Olguin
  • Student Success Specialist
  • Phone: (505) 277-3290
  • Office: Anderson Advisement Center
  • WWW: http://www.mgt.unm.edu/advisement/
  • About Florencio: Florencio Olguin Jr. is a graduate of UNM with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Journalism & Mass Communication. Prior to joining the Anderson team, he was a staff member with the UNM Office of the Registrar. Through his leadership positions as an undergraduate student, which included roles as President of the Student Union Building Board and Executive Director of Governmental Affairs for the ASUNM Student Government, Florencio realized his passion for the field of higher education. He enjoys helping students at Anderson realize their full potential and encourages students to get involved on campus. Florencio is currently pursuing his Master of Public Administration degree at UNM.


Anderson's Director of Student Services

Tracy Wilkey
  • Tracy Wilkey
  • Director of Student Services
  • Phone: (505) 277-3290
  • Office: Anderson Advisement Center
  • WWW: http://www.mgt.unm.edu/advisement
  • About Tracy: Tracy Wilkey is a graduate of University of Arizona with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and French. Prior to coming to UNM in fall of 2011, she was a middle school math teacher in Arizona and worked in non-profits raising money for Variety the Children's Charity of New York. Tracy is currently pursuing a Master’s of Arts in Counseling at UNM and hopes to extend these learning benefits to Anderson students.



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