April 8, 2015 – Sam Baca, Vice President, has been named to the “40 Under Forty Class of 2015” by Albuquerque Business First Magazine. Over 500 nominations were received and reviewed by a group of judges who are 40 Under Forty alumni and leaders in the community. Nominees were evaluated on professional achievement, leadership, and community involvement. An Albuquerque native and graduate of St. Pius X High School, Sam earned a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of New Mexico and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He has been with AUI since 2009 and was a 2012 graduate of Leadership New Mexico. His community service includes coaching youth sports (YAFL for 15 years, in addition to baseball and basketball), and volunteering for numerous community events such as the Carrie Tingley Hospital Mudd Volleyball Tournament and the Teach for America Golf Tournament.