Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Jacqueline Baca Named Spring 2015 Commencement Speaker

Jacqueline Baca, President of Bueno Foods, will be the keynote speaker at UNM Anderson's Spring 2014 Convocation ceremony.

Jacqueline Baca has been President, a Director and a stockholder of Bueno Foods since 1986.  She is a native of Albuquerque, born to a family with multi-generational ties to New Mexico. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and a Master's degree in Business Administration, both from the University of New Mexico. 

Under Jacqueline’s leadership, the company has become a successful, professionally-managed organization, attaining 98% name recognition in the New Mexico marketplace, and increasing its sales thirteen-fold and employment five-fold.  She leads the team that has expanded distribution beyond New Mexico and throughout the United States.  She has guided the company through three major expansions in the South Barelas Industrial Park in her family's original neighborhood.  And under her leadership, the company has developed an excellent reputation for its products and service, as well as its reputation as a desirable place to work.

Jacqueline has a personal goal to help provide educational and job opportunities to disadvantaged and minority persons.  She accomplishes this through her business activities as President of Bueno Foods and through her community service. 

The Spring 2015 Convocation takes place on May 9 at 4:00 p.m. in Johnson Center.