Alumni & Friends

Fifth annual Gator100 honors UF entrepreneurs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida recognized the 2019 Gator100 honorees on Friday, February 22 at the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Presented by the UF Alumni Association and the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center at the Warrington College of Business, the Gator100 honors the 100 fastest-growing Gator-owned or Gator-led businesses

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Why medical professionals should consider an MBA

As you might expect, business acumen is pervasive throughout many other industries, like engineering, law and health care. If you’re currently in one of those fields, you might be considering boosting your business knowledge with an MBA to help you get ahead. But what exactly will you gain from an

Tom Arnold

A Balancing Act

Tom Arnold has spent most of his life balancing disparate commitments. The last three years of his life have been no exception, balancing his UF academic goals with his demanding global professional responsibilities.  As a student in the University of Florida Warrington College of Business’ Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program and the

Racing for a personal cause

George Pollock discovered his love of cycling as a student at the Fisher School of Accounting while competing on the UF club cycling team that made the collegiate cycling national championships at Stanford University in 1990. Over 25 years later, he channeled his passion for cycling into a more personal

Warrington Fall 2018 graduates do the Gator Chomp in the Stephen C. O'Connell Center at the Fall Graduate Recognition Ceremony

Warrington ceremony recognizes fall 2018 graduates

The Warrington College of Business held its fall Graduate Recognition Ceremony on Sunday, December 16 in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. More than 340 graduates were recognized for the completion of either their undergraduate, master’s or doctoral degree in subjects like accounting, marketing, management, finance, entrepreneurship, international business, real estate,

Features Warrington alumni Jane Sun, Alfonso Tejada, Steve Weiss, Andrew Starling, Barbara Jean Raskin and the 2018 Gator 100 winners with an orange background and the Gator Ubiquity Statue.

Alumni News Roundup: Business Gators making their mark in 2017-2018

Over the 2017-2018 academic year, Warrington College of Business alumni proved why they are difference makers. With their eyes set on innovation and results, Business Gators across the world made a positive and robust impact on their businesses and in their careers. From making deals with The Sharks to being

Todd Hoffman

Startup success never tasted so sweet

Todd Hoffman (BSBA ’02, MS-DIS ’03) is a self-described chocoholic, which is not something you’d expect from someone who is also a triathlete. Luckily for Hoffman, he can feel less guilty indulging his sweet tooth after working up a sweat with a treat from Chloe’s Fruit, the company he also

Members of the Knack team from left: CTO David Stoker, CMO Shawn Doyle, CEO Samyr Qureshi, Community Austin Doyle, and CPO Dennis Hansen.

Peer tutoring platform Knack raises $1.5M from Charles Hudson, Jeff Vinik

Former Gator Hatchery company Knack, a tutoring app for college students, recently raised $1.5 million from Charles Hudson’s Precursor Ventures and Tampa Bay Lighting owner and Fenway Sports Group Partner, Jeff Vinik. Read more about Knack’s success and where it’s going next from TechCrunch.

Michael Donohoe

Fisher School alumnus named to 2018 Top 50 Undergraduate Professors list by Poets & Quants

Fisher School of Accounting alumnus Michael Donohoe (Ph.D. ’11, BSAc ’01) was named to Poets & Quants’ 2018 Top 50 Undergraduate Professors list. Donohoe is currently an Associate Professor of Accountancy and PwC Faculty Fellow at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne Gies College of Business. He was named a

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Why engineers should consider an MBA

As you might expect, business acumen is pervasive throughout many other industries, like engineering, law and health care. If you’re currently in one of those fields, you might be considering boosting your business knowledge with an MBA to help you get ahead. But what exactly will you gain from an