Cody Jones

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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

Heavener School wins 2017 Champions Trophy Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four Heavener School students won the Champions Trophy Case Competition on Jan. 29-Feb. 4 in Auckland, New Zealand. It was the University of Florida’s second time winning the competition in the last three years. Simone Benscher, Connor Boles, Mateo Galvis, and Amanda Rorabaugh came out on top of a group that included teams from 12 universities around the world. Asia, Canada, Europe, Oceania, and the United States were all represented at the competition. The

UF MBA begins case competition season with win in Pittsburgh

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four students from UF MBA at the Hough Graduate of Business’s Full-Time Program won the 2017 Katz Invitational Case Competition on Jan. 27-28 at the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business. The result marked UF MBA’s third win in this event in the past four years. Lilly Leas, Ryan O’Farrell, Kate O’Hara, and Jonathan Siragusa bested a field of 14 teams from the U.S., Canada, and Germany, and won the $10,000 grand

Emerging Entrepreneur

Nick Reader (BSAc ’97) remembers the conversation with his wife, Melanie (B.A.E ’97, M.Ed. ’98), before he started his entrepreneurial journey—a scary departure from his lucrative and prominent position as Chief Financial Officer of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. “The bad news was that I was going to make next to nothing, we’d have no health insurance, and she probably needed to go back to work,” Reader recalls. The good news? Said Reader: “We would own something.” That something turned out

Point of Contact

We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” And it still rings true. Career advancement requires skills and smarts, but hiring managers can’t always see those qualities on résumés. That’s where your Warrington network can make a difference. There are more than 65,000 Warrington alumni throughout the world eager to help you fulfill your career aspirations. Here are a few stories of Warrington connections that led to career success. Chase Daniel and Wylie Nagler

Leading the Way

Kelley A. Bergstrom, namesake of the Warrington College of Business’s Kelley A. Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies, received the University of Florida’s Distinguished Alumnus Award on April 22 during the College’s annual Business Advisory Council meeting. UF’s Distinguished Alumnus Award is the most prestigious honor UF can bestow on its alumni. The Award signifies a graduate’s contributions in his or her chosen field or outstanding service to UF. Bergstrom (MBA ’68) is the President of Bergstrom Investment Management, a private