Alumni & Friends

Accountant and Advocate

Barbara Jean Raskin (BSBA ’73) recalls that when she graduated in 1973 from the Warrington College of Business the accounting students she walked across the stage with were mostly male. “There were maybe 3 or 4 women in the program, tops,” she said. While it was something that she never

Ted Fernandez

A Calculated Risk

Ted Fernandez (BSAc ’78) was staring at what most would consider a dream opportunity. He was the youngest of six candidates for the open Chairman position at KPMG while already running the firm’s strategic consulting business and serving as a member of its executive committee. However, he was also beginning

Impacting the world through service

UF Warrington College of Business alumni and veterans Kimberlee Campbell-Smith and Nicholas Schumann have distinguished themselves as leaders in the military and in the business world. We highlight their stories in honor of Veterans Day on Nov. 10, 2017. … Kimberlee Campbell-Smith For most people, two weeks is not a

Why I Hire Business Gators

David Silvestain (BSBA ‘97) walked in to Career Showcase his senior year with one goal in mind – get a job. A determined and prepared student, he made sure to do his research beforehand. However, in his planning, he ran into a roadblock. Silvestain enjoyed studying finance, but after researching

Jane Sun

Warrington alumna named to Fortune’s top 50 Most Powerful Women International

Ctrip CEO Jane Sun (BSAc ’92) was selected as one of Fortune’s top 50 most powerful women in business. She made her debut on the list at No. 38. Fortune Magazine highlighted the Fisher School graduate’s recent accomplishments and the benefits Ctrip offers female employees: In November, Sun was appointed

A diversified educational portfolio

When Gina Martin Adams (BSBA ’98) first came to the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida, finance was not what she expected to spend her time studying, much less make a career out of. In fact, she initially decided to pursue marketing as a major. It wasn’t

Chris Kurtz

Something’s Brewing

During his internship at Anheuser-Busch while a part of the UF MBA program, Chris Kurtz (MBA ’15) learned about the corporate side of the company. Meeting with the vice president of the company’s breweries gave him a new opportunity – brewing. His interest in Anheuser-Busch’s brewing turned into a job

Laura Gonzalez and Katherine O'Hara

UF MBA alumni honored by Poets & Quants

UF MBA’s Laura Gonzalez and Katherine O’Hara were named to Poets & Quants’ Best and Brightest MBAs Class of 2017. Learn more about Laura and Katherine, including the impact UF MBA had on their lives and their plans for the future.

Real Estate Executive named Bergstrom Center’s Alumnus of the Year

ORLANDO, Fla. – Cliff Taylor was recognized as the Bergstrom Real Estate Center’s Alumnus of the Year on Friday at the program’s Trends & Strategies Conference hosted at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. Taylor is the Senior Vice President in the Jacksonville office of CBRE, focusing on retail investment sales as

Warrington alumna featured by Forbes China

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Jane Sun (BSAc ’92) was featured by Forbes China with a cover photo and story in the publication’s most recent issue. You can read the article about her success here. Sun ranked No. 15 on the 2017 Forbes China list of outstanding businesswomen in the country that was unveiled