Alumni & Friends

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Gotham Gators: Warrington alumni take a bite out of the Big Apple

Reading Time: 6 minutes When Business Gators leave The Swamp, they embark on a journey to make their mark on the world. Many set their sights on New York City, and with good reason; if they can make it there, they can make it anywhere. Krishna Memani, Anu Mathur Rajakumar and Miles Wilkin are

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How this former Florida Gator football player benefitted from the Master of Science in Management program

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Brian Biada, MSM ’11, Project Engineer, L3Harris My journey after the Master of Science in Management (MSM) program hit the ground running in Washington, D.C. While I was taking classes in the program, I was fortunate to work remotely (20 hours/week) for the MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit that operates

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How the Master of International Business program prepared this alumnus for a career with the U.S. Department of State

Reading Time: 3 minutes Adam Sotomayor (BSBA ’10, MIB ’10) serves in the United States Department of State (DOS) as a Foreign Affairs Officer in Counterterrorism Finance & Designations. His journey has taken him to Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and France. Recently Adam was selected for the 2019 French American Foundation Young Leaders Program. In

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UF Master of Science in Management ‘the best risk I’ve ever taken’

Reading Time: 5 minutes By David Ousley (BA ’16, MSM ’19) Having just completed my last module of the University of Florida Master of Science in Management (MSM) program, I find now as good of a time as any to reflect on lessons, challenges and blessings this program has given me this past year.

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Warrington College of Business at University of Florida Hosts Alumni Relations Professionals from Top 30 B-Schools

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business is hosting the 18th annual conference for the Association of Business School Alumni Professionals (ABSAP), July 23-26. ABSAP membership is limited to the top 30 full-time MBA and undergraduate business programs as defined by Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report respectively. Over 65

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Medical school and the Master of Science in Management program: Justin Kim’s experience

Reading Time: 3 minutes Justin Kim (MSM ’19) graduated from the Master of Science in Management (MSM) program in the spring of 2019, and is currently pursuing an MD degree at UF. Last semester, he and fellow MSM alumnus Christopher Jones won the Technology Impact Award in the UF Big Idea Business Plan Competition

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Master of International Business alumnus shares advice for post-graduation career success

Reading Time: 3 minutes Jason Koester (BSBA ’11, MIB ’12) is an Account Executive with Amazon. He has built experience in sales, branded content, customer relationship management, and marketing and event planning throughout his career. While he initially didn’t think sales was the right career path for him, he’s since realized that it was

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Is a UF MBA really transformative?

Reading Time: 5 minutes At UF MBA, we talk a lot about how you’ll transform in our program. But what does that really mean, and is it really true? To help you understand our transformation process, we asked students and alumni from across our program to describe how they’ve transformed throughout their time at

Ricky Caplin

Lessons in leadership

Reading Time: 3 minutes When Ricky Caplin (BSAc ’05, MAcc ’05) first came to the University of Florida in 2001, he considered his options and his long-term goals of becoming a leader in business as he selected his major. In choosing accounting, Caplin was able to learn both the language of business and gain

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Management and International Business alumni give advice on how to get the most out of the graduate school experience

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s no secret that graduates of the UF Master of Science in Management (MSM) and Master of International Business (MIB) make for great job candidates in many industries. Employers from across the nation and world recognize the stellar students that come from Warrington’s programs, and make it a point to