August 2021

Word-of-Mouth Marketing to Build Your Personal Brand

Stacy Sacco, Director of the UNM Small Business Institute and President/CEO of Sacco Connections LLC, will present creative ideas for building your sales pipeline and expanding your connections as an industry influencer.

Learning objectives:
• Develop a personal plan to build your reputation as a subject matter expert ­
• Outline a list of target organizations and a calendar to expand your network ­
• Discusses processes to maintain long-term business relationships 

Register Today!

Thursday, August 19th
Free to Members, Nonmembers & Students

About Stacy Sacco,
Director, UNM Small Business Institute
President/CEO, Sacco Connections LLC

Stacy has taught entrepreneurial studies at the UNM Anderson School of Management for the past twenty years, and currently serves as the Interim Director of the UNM Small Business Institute and the President/CEO of Sacco Connections LLC, a marketing-consulting firm. Stacy previously held senior marketing management positions at several Fortune 500 corporations including Avco Financial Services, Hyundai Motor America, and Transamerica; and locally, at the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, the CNM Workforce Training Center, Kirtland Federal Credit Union, Sun Healthcare and WESST since moving back to New Mexico 20 years ago.

Stacy is an active leader in the community including curating two TEDxABQ evening salons on Entrepreneurship, serving as the past-president of both the New Mexico and Orange County chapters of the American Marketing Association, P.I.O. for New Mexico’s Toastmasters clubs, and he currently serves as the Development Chair on the Up With People International Alumni Association’s Board (serving 20,000+ alumni worldwide) and as a member of the Workforce Connections of Central New Mexico advisory board.

Stacy hosts a free informational website,, that connects 3,800+ subscribers to over 3,000 links to local marketing-related jobs, events and business resources and he hosts the ABQ Sales and Business Development Professionals meetup group. Stacy has been recognized as:
A Power Broker (one of the 100 most influential people statewide)
• One of the Most Connected Businesspersons in Albuquerque, and • One of the Best Locals to Lunch With

Stacy earned an MBA from Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA and a Bachelors in Marketing from the University of Arizona, and he toured two years as a performer and cast business manager with the global leadership development program, Up With People.

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