Every year, the UCLA Anderson Alumni Network recognizes exceptional individuals who make a difference to the UCLA Anderson community and the world.
Know of alumni who go above and beyond?
Submit a nomination for the John E. Anderson Distinguished Alumni Award or the Outstanding Alumni Service Award.
Nominations close on Saturday, November 12, 2022.
The 2023 UCLA Anderson Alumni Awards will be presented at Alumni Conference in May 2023.
Watch the 2022 Awards Presentation (April 29, 2022)
Born and raised in Vancouver, Francesco Aquilini is Managing Director of the Vancouver-based Aquilini Investment Group (AIG), a family-owned and -operated firm started by his father, Luigi, more than 60 years ago. AIG comprises a diverse network of companies spanning various industries, including development and construction, property management, hospitality, food and beverage, sport and entertainment, technology, renewable energy, and agriculture. Read Francesco's Bio and Story.
Francesco Aquilini (’94)
Managing Director, Aquilini Investment Group Inc.
A native of Whittier, California, Donnalisa has the distinction of working for only two companies during her 35-year finance career. She started as a Corporate Finance Analyst at Morgan Stanley in New York in 1981, and then moved to Capital Group Companies in 1985 as a summer intern between her first and second year at UCLA Anderson. Read Donnalisa's Bio and Story
Donnalisa Barnum (’86)
Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Capital World Investors