Roberta Ricci is currently the Director of Development for the CNM Foundation, focusing on raising over $1 million to support student scholarships and programs throughout CNM. Prior to this role, she worked as the Senior Alumni Director for the Anderson School of Management at UNM, concentrating on community outreach through alumni engagement and career services that included a mentorship program and ways to build and strengthen relationships between industry and student programs. Roberta started her career in higher education as the Alumni Relations Officedr for the UNM Alumni Association and worked at the university for over 8 years.

Roberta is a graduate of the University of New Mexico where she has earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

Roberta is an Advisory Board Member of the Atrisco Heritage Foundation, Chair of the Hispanic Philanthropic Society through United Way of Central New Mexico and Board Secretary of Nuestros Valores Charter High School. She has also done voluntary work for the UNM Alumni Association’s Homecoming Committee, Lobo Living Room Committee and Scholarship Selection Committee. Through these volunteer roles, she has initiated a campus-wide community service program “Roll for the Cause” supporting the Ronald McDonald Charities of New Mexico and the Albuquerque Public Schools Homeless Project. This service project takes place during UNM’s Homecoming week.

Roberta is married to Keith Ricci and they have two daughters, Marissa 23 and Elena 18. She eas born and raised in Albuquerque’s South Valley, graduated from Rio Grande High School, and is an Atrisco Land Grant heir on both her mother’s and father’s side.
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