Cody Jones

Cody Jones

Editorial Manager

Cody Jones is the Editorial Manager for the UF Warrington College of Business. In his role, he serves as the writer for digital and print related branding materials for Warrington while maintaining a strategic vision for communications and working closely with staff to create and manage the College’s voice. Before joining Warrington’s marketing and communications team, he spent six years as a sports journalist. He received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Florida.

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Stories by Cody Jones

Lokesh, Fracture give back to Warrington

Reading Time: 2 minutes Abhi Lokesh learned about the importance of giving back from his time at the University of Florida. Today, it drives his decision making as the co-founder of Fracture, which specializes in printing photos on glass. Fracture continued its reputation for giving back by donating $50,000 to support UF Warrington’s Social Impact & Sustainability Initiative. “Fracture wouldn’t be here today without Warrington’s focus on social entrepreneurship and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center,” Lokesh said. “Those were the things that started this

Student Spotlight: Christy Evans

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Warrington College of Business is full of standout students. No matter their program or major, students are using their time on campus to prepare for impactful careers. This monthly series will feature exceptional students from across Warrington.  While working as a student in the Fisher School of Accounting’s Master of Accounting program, Christy Evans has also spent time outside of the classroom to become a more well rounded person and professional. She works as a citizen scientist for the

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone with UF MBA

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Jonathon Little, MBA ’19 I had hesitated to participate in the Global Immersion Experience as part of my time at Warrington, but after several conversations with friends and UF faculty who had previously participated in the program, I decided to go for it. I had never left North America before. I hadn’t even been on a plane longer than three hours, but here I was, preparing for a 13-hour journey to Seoul, South Korea. I partially chose Seoul for

Emily Fodor

The gift of giving: Emily Fodor

Reading Time: 2 minutes The holiday season is one many look forward to year after year. With its warm feelings of home, family and friends, it inspires giving back to those who have impacted our lives in positive and profound ways. This holiday season, we spoke with two Warrington College of Business alumni that have given back to their alma matter – one who has been giving for 43 years, and another who made their first donation this year. See what inspires Charlie Paulk

Fisher students win regional case competition

Reading Time: < 1 minute A team of Fisher School of Accounting students won the regional competition for the 19th annual Deloitte FanTAXtic National Case Study Competition. Carson Goodman, Madison O’Brien, Jensine Varghese, Jackson Weisbrot and Rebecca Witschel advanced to the national competition, which will be held on January 17-19, 2020 at Deloitte University — located just outside of Dallas, Texas. The students were tasked with advising the owners of a technology start-up company on the most tax efficient manner in which to structure their

What I learned at the Women in Accounting Symposium

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Quinn Fisher Simpson When I was invited to attend the Women in Accounting Symposium through the Fisher School of Accounting, I was not sure what to expect. I was an underclassman going to an upperclassmen event, listening to many successful women help me build my future. I have several successful women in my life who have always encouraged me, so I was having trouble seeing how this could be any different. To my surprise, this would prove to be

Steve Knopik speaks at Retail Smarter

A path to leadership

Reading Time: 2 minutes One week after Steve Knopik became an accounting major, he hit a roadblock. Knopik had breezed through every level of schooling to that point, but a surprise quiz in his first accounting class earned him a ‘D’ and the first difficult academic moment of his life. “I got walloped,” Knopik said. “It taught me that I wasn’t infallible or God’s gift to academia. I had to work hard.” That wakeup call changed his perspective on the accounting profession. Knopik realized

Master of International Business trip provides global business perspective

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Luiza Duarte (MIB ’19) I have always been curious about learning and understanding different cultures, which developed my passion for traveling. It was also one of the incentives for me to come from Brazil to study in the United States. When I go to a new country or a new city, I make sure I do my research beforehand. I look for the typical food of the region, read reviews about the tourist points, search about their history, and

UF MBA alumna earns prestigious Procter & Gamble honor

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jordan Schulz (MBA ’18) was named the Rookie of the Year for Procter & Gamble’s finance organization. As the Senior Financial Analyst Secret and Gillette Personal Care at P&G, Schulz received an undergraduate degree in finance from Stetson University before enrolling in the UF MBA program. Q: What are your title and responsibilities at P&G? Schulz: “Essentially, I am the first go-to resource for my brands on anything finance related. This means I evaluate anything from future innovation ideas and

9 warning signs you hate your job – and what to do about it

Reading Time: 4 minutes No matter how long you’ve been in your job, everyone can get stagnant. You get into a routine with your job, and before you know it, you realize it might not be the job for you anymore. Here are nine warning signs that you’re starting to feel this way: That Sunday night feeling. It’s easy to forget what day it is during the weekend. You’re having a great time with your friends and family, and you have the full day