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2022 Alumni News Roundup

Business Gators have been busy! From overseeing teams in spacecraft advancement, organizing disaster relief and leading in C-suite roles, our alumni have used their skills to make an impact this year.

In 2022, Warrington College of Business alumni used their skills to be leaders of change. Propelled by energy and ambition, Business Gators have made impacts in and beyond their businesses and careers, creating resources that lift up the communities around them. From spacecraft advancement to C-suite leadership, read more about how Warrington College of Business alumni have been ushering change in 2022.

Alumni Accomplishments

Warrington alumni are daring to make a difference. Here are a few of the things Business Gators accomplished this year.

David Habib (BSBA ’14, MIB ’15) | Sauce is the secret for young entrepreneur with an ‘old soul’

Nathaniel Keyek-Franssen (MBA ’22) | Launching into the future of space flight

Jerome Fulton Jr. (BSAc ’15) | Using the past to create a better future

Jazz Naglee (MBA ’22) | UF MBA alumna named MBA to Watch by Poets & Quants

Linnea Dulikravich (BSBA ’20, BA ’20) | UF Warrington alumna provides disaster relief after Hurricane Ian

Sissy Oliver (BA ’09, MIB ’10) | Young Alumni Spotlight: Sissy Oliver

Joseph Arrunategui (MBA ’22) and Robyn Russell (MBA ’22) | Poets & Quants names two UF MBAs among Class of 2022 Best & Brightest Online MBAs

Warrington alumni represent about 40% of the 2022 Gator100 companies

Connor Loving (BSBA ’18) | Young Alumni Spotlight: Connor Loving

John Dicks (BA ’06, MBA ’10, JD ’10), Cameron MacMillan (BSAc ’07, MSE ’09), Dominique McLeggan-Brown (BA ’07, MSE ’08), Greg Mondshein (BSTEL ’04, MSM ’05), Jennifer Reissman (BSBA ’03), Brandon White (BSBA ’10, JD ’13) and Monica Wilson Dozier (BSBA ’07, JD ’10) | 2022 40 Gators Under 40 list features seven Warrington alumni

Ryan Gilbert (MBA ’22) and John Scurto (MBA ’22) | Poets & Quants names two UF MBAs among Class of 2022 100 Best & Brightest MBAs 

Alumni Spotlights

Our alumni are rising in the ranks of business, discovering innovative ways to make a difference. In 2022, we put the spotlight on some of our talented alumni to learn more about where they are today and how they got there.

Alex Abreu (BSBA ’87) and Kim Abreu (BSBA ’93, MBA ’98) | Partners on the path to success

Tanya Sanders (MBA ’07) | Engineering a business executive

Fred Ridley (BSBA ’74) | Master of the course and the courtroom 

Ashley Crandall (BSBA ’05) | Taking the stairway to success 

Steve Kiker (BSAc ’95) | Operating with a base built on a drive for learning and advancement

John Janick (BSBA ’01) | A champion for headliners 

Steve Schnall (BSAc ’89) | Always risk on

Kate Mays (BSBA ’06) | Relentless forward motion 

Mark Dawkins (MBA ’87, MAcc ’88) | Sustaining the ‘language of business’

Steve Raney (BSBA ’88, MBA ’99) | Lessons in leadership 

Ashley Haynes-Gaspar (BSBA ’99) | Living each day to learn

Class Notes

We want to stay in-the-know with our alumni. Through Class Notes, we encourage alumni to tell us what’s new and exciting in their lives, both personally and professionally.

Have a Class Note you’d like to share? Submit your news to the Warrington Class Notes.

Candan Erenguc (BSBA ’00, MS-ISOM ’00) was appointed the Chief Operating Officer of Anthropologie.

Bryan Walker (BSBA ’22) went directly from graduation into a job with Wells Fargo Securities in Charlotte, North Carolina. He will be working in the company’s Asset Backed Finance group while working on the Corporate Debt Finance desk. 

Todd Smith (BSBA ’97) was named the Chief Financial Officer for Wheels Up Experience, the leading provider of “on demand” private aviation in the US and one of the largest private aviation companies in the world.

Crystal Moyer (MBA ’19) joined the Orlando WKMG News 6 team as a morning news anchor. 

Chloe Stanton (BSBA ’22) is a founding member of Abilitare, a company that empowers the disabled by providing hands-free operation of electronic equipment. Her company was developed in the Gator Hatchery and won an award from the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center.

Marco Hurtado (MAcc ’92) was featured on NBC’s first season of Dancing with Myself after working in accounting and auditing roles with EY and Pfizer for more than 20 years.

Ryan Quattlebaum (MBA ’23) was named the President and CEO of AdventHealth North Pinellas. 

Dan Mathis (MSM ’13) is a policy fellow at Next100, a think tank that focuses on the intersection of housing and climate policy.

Stephanie Plaines (BSBA ’90) was named the new Chief Financial Officer at JCPenney and will lead all financial activities across the enterprise. 

Jay Wolszczak (BSBA ’90, JD ’93) is the Chief Legal Officer for First Watch Restaurant Group, Inc., an award-winning restaurant concept that went public last year.

Tiffany Nardone (MBA ’03) was named among the top 25 Healthcare Technology Leaders in Miami.

Brian Trupo (BABA ’19, MSE ’20) is the co-founder of Trupo Treats LLC, a vegan milk chocolate company that has raised about $700K in venture capital since its inception.