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Timothy Backes

Associate Director

Dining & Food Services

Tim has worked for UNM since 1996. Before moving to New Mexico, he served as Director of Catering and Retail Operations for UCLA and as Associate Director of Dining Services for Lehman Brothers, located in the World Trade Center. He holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Denver where he also minored in Hotel & Restaurant Management. 

In addition to his work at UNM, Tim is actively involved with the National Association for College and University Food Services, sitting on the NACUFS Southern Region Board and serving as Chairperson for the 2017 NACUFS Southern and Western Region conference. 

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Phone: (505) 277-7876
Office: Dining & Food Services