Alumni & Friends: page 2

Angeline Grosso a wind turbine with a field of wind turbines and mountains in the background.

On Earth Day 2021, Meet The B-School Sustainability Graduates

Two UF MBA graduates, Angeline Gross (MBA ’19) and Jacob Holloway (MBA ’20), were featured in this story from Poets & Quants about how they are working in their roles at NextEra Energy and Anheuser-Busch InBev to a more sustainable future for us all and how their MBAs are helping them do so.  Read more about Gross and Holloway in this story from Poets & Quants. 

Chris Meyer stands in front of a digital sign in New York City that reads 'Congratulations Christopher Meyer on your appointment as Chief Financial Officer" with the Blooming' Brands logo and NASDAQ logo.

Bloomin’ into a CFO

For Chris Meyer (BSBA ’94, MBA ’03), the University of Florida felt like home. While North Palm Beach was his family’s base, his brother Geoff (BDes Arch ‘84, MArch ’86) was a UF student when Meyer was in his high school years. After visiting Geoff in Gainesville on multiple occasions, Meyer knew UF was the place for him. Like many other UF students before him, while choosing UF was simple, deciding what he wanted to study was a challenge. “At

View of Heavener Hall with a 40 Gators Under 40 logo to the right with five small photos of the award recipients.

Five Warrington alumni named among 2021 40 Gators Under 40

The Warrington College of Business was well represented on the third annual 40 Gators Under 40 list with five Business Gators named as honorees.   Presented by the University of Florida Alumni Association, the 40 Gators Under 40 honors alumni who are going greater in their communities and professions, continuing the tradition of the Outstanding Young Alumni event, which honored alumni achievements that positively impacted The Gator Nation from 2006-2018. Of the Warrington alumni named to the list, two are graduates

Four photo quadrants with images of various professionals at work, including medical professionals, lawyers, engineers and communications professionals.

What career types can benefit from an MBA?

Business acumen is pervasive throughout many industries and there are numerous career paths that can benefit from adding business knowledge to their repertoire. While individuals from all educational and career backgrounds can benefit from an MBA, we asked UF MBA alumni with backgrounds in medicine, law, engineering, communications, STEM and the military to share why an MBA was right for them.  Read on to see what UF MBA alumni in each of these fields had to say about how an

Fisher graduate Patrick Templeman works in the music industry

Taking an accounting degree to the music industry

Patrick Templeman graduated from the Fisher School of Accounting with a passion for accounting and the music industry. Today, he blends those two passions together as a Managing Director at PS Business Management, where the company provides “concierge level accounting services” to some of the biggest names in music. The firm does tax prep and planning for artists like The Who, the Arctic Monkeys, Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Leon Bridges, Maggie Rogers and many others, but tax prep is only the

Cheryl Cook

Leading the Next Generation

As a young girl, Cheryl Cook watched her father, a NASA engineer, working many Apollo missions. This ignited in her a great passion for technology, a passion that would drive her to study computer science at the University of Florida, fuel an outstanding career in technology, and propel her as a vocal advocate for women in technology. As a University of Florida student, Cook (BSBA ’85) divided her time between Tri-Delta sorority functions, jam-packed with fellow women students, and late-night

Jennifer Cainas, Sonia Casablanca, Shari Fowler, Michelle Lopez and Traci Johnston.

Meet the women of the UF Doctor of Business Administration

This Women’s History Month, the Warrington College of Business is honored to highlight just a few of our incredible female Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) alumni and students. Read about the impactful research of women across multiple UF DBA classes, why they joined the program and how it’s helping them achieve their professional and personal goals. Class of 2017  Jennifer Cainas | Clinical Professor | University of South Florida – Main Campus Dissertation – “The Impact of CEO Regulatory Focus

Specialized master's students at Warrington

How a specialized master’s degree can strengthen your future

Are you considering applying to a specialized master’s degree? You’re not alone. Over the last few years, the Warrington College of Business has experienced an impressive growth in its applicants for our specialized master’s programs, as well as our degree types. Recently, we hosted a panel of four alumni from our master’s programs to learn about their Warrington experience, as well as their decision to pursue an advanced degree. We hosted Mitch McManaman (Master of Science in Entrepreneurship, Class of

Amber Yoo

How can a business education help you run a plastic surgery practice?

Andy Lord: So, tell me about San Diego. I guess Ron Burgundy would say, “Stay classy, San Diego.” Amber Yoo: Yes. [Laughing] Lord: We Are Warrington is a new podcast that helps young business leaders discover what is possible by highlighting stories from the Warrington College of Business Community about the University of Florida experience, business industry insights, innovative research and more. I’m your host, Andy Lord. Today’s guest is Amber Yoo. Amber is a double gator who earned her bachelor’s

Brett Adcock and Adam Goldstein

UF Warrington alumni taking intracity travel to new heights

Adam Goldstein (BSBA ’01) and Brett Adcock (BSBA ’08) are what you might call serial problem solvers. Over the decade they have been working together, the duo has built multiple businesses that endeavor to overcome challenges in our world. Their last company, Vettery, founded in 2013, sought to reinvent the traditional recruiting process by connecting highly qualified technology, sales and finance candidates directly with hiring managers through an automated system. Before Goldstein and Adcock sold the company in 2018 for