Gary L. Gordon
Chair, UNM Foundation Board of Trustees
A fourth generation New Mexican, Gary L. Gordon attended the University of New Mexico and graduated summa cum laude in general honors, earning his degree in business management, with distinction. He was recognized as a Distinguished Presidential Scholar, and also received the Clauve Award as the university’s outstanding senior. He was elected to membership in both Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi. Mr. Gordon continued his formal education at the University of New Mexico School of Law graduating in 1986.
He practiced law with Miller Stratvert P.A. in Albuquerque for 23 years. He was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates and chosen by his peers for listing in Best Lawyers in America.
In 2004 he began service as a trustee of the University of New Mexico Foundation, serving as chair of its investment committee and vice chair/chair-elect of the board. The Albuquerque Academy board of trustees appointed him treasurer of the school, his alma mater, in 2009, and he retired from the practice of law. He is married to Terri Giron, an alumna of the schools of management and public administration. They are members of the President’s Club and the Popejoy Society.