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John Perovich

 

 

JOHN PEROVICH
Chairman Emeritus


John Perovich, President Emeritus of the University of New Mexico, was the Chairman of the Board of Sandia Foundation for 48 years.  A native New Mexican, John received his BBA and MBA degrees from UNM and was awarded an honorary doctorate of law degree from Dickinson College. John served as a navigator in the US Army Air Corps during WWII.  In 1948 he began his career at UNM as a Student Assistant.  Other positions John held at UNM include Purchasing Agent, Comptroller, and VP for Finance and Administration.  John retired as President of the University in 1985.  John has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 1960 and Chairman since 1968.  He is also on the Board of Trustees of the Hibben Foundation.

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