2004 De Llano Charitable Trust Donation to TAMIU

From left to right: Dennis Nixon, IBC president/CEO, J. Jorge Verduzco, IBC executive vice-president, Jose Garcia, TAMIU vice-president for finance and administration, Eliza Gonzalez, IBC first vice-president, Daniel B. Hastings, Jr., IBC board member, Dr. Jackie So, dean of the TAMIU College of Business Administration, Imelda Navaro, senior executive vice-president/CFO and current president of the TAMIU Alumni Association, Eli Gonzalez-Trejo, TAMIU Ph.D. student, Alicia Cavazos-Garza, TAMIU Ph.D. student, Dr. Dan Jones, TAMIU provost, Dr. Tagi Sagafi-nejad, TAMIU distinguished professor and director of the Ph.D. program, Dr. Ray Keck, TAMIU president, and Dr. Antonio Rodriguez, associate dean and professor of TAMIU COBA.

Texas A&M International University's Ph.D. program in International Trade, TAMIU's first, is the primary beneficiary of the first major gift from the Matias De Llano Charitable Trust administered by International Bank of Commerce in Laredo (IBC).

The De Llano Charitable Trust pledged $500,000 for an endowment for the University's Ph.D. program and presented the first $100,000 installment in ceremonies at TAMIU Wednesday.


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