Class Notes

Laurie Richter Spector

Laurie Richter Spector (BSBA ’99, MS-DIS ’01, JD ’06, MBA ’10) | December 2018

Spector, a residential and commercial real estate agent with Caldwell Banker Real Estate, was recognized as a Coldwell Banker International President’s Elite Award recipient due to sales at the top 2 percent worldwide. Spector works with residential & commercial buyers and sellers in South Florida, including Boca Raton, Dania, Davie,

Barbara Ryals

Barbara Ryals (BSBA ’83) | December 2018

Ryals was awarded the 2018 Sustainer of the Year Award by the Junior League of Tampa. She has served on the board of Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation for 18 years, as well as on the boards of Tampa Bay Super Bowl Task Force, Ronald McDonald House, Tampa Museum of Art and

Briana Pruitt

Briana Pruitt (MBA ’18) | December 2018

Pruitt was recently promoted to the Director of Human Resources with Brooks Rehabilitation. Brooks is the recognized leader in medical rehabilitation and provides world class rehabilitation solutions throughout Florida. Brooks is headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida, and Pruitt has been with the organization for 11 years.

Joe Ketterer

Joe Ketterer (BABA ’04, MHA ’06) | December 2018

Ketterer was named Senior Director of Physician Practices for Astria Health. In his role, Ketterer will work directly with the Astria Health Hospital CEOs to provide physician practice administration for the Astria Medical Group and the Astria Health Centers. Ketterer most recently served as Administrator, Physician Practice Management of Digestive

Leslie Kratcoski

Leslie Kratcoski (BSBA ’88, MBA ’94) | December 2018

Kratcoski has joined GMS Inc., a leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard and suspended cling systems, as Vice President, Investor Relations. Kratcoski will oversee the company’s day-to-day comprehensive, strategic investor relations program and serve as a spokesperson to the investment community on the company’s performance and corporate values. Her

Albie Kaminsky

Albie Kaminsky (BSBA ’13, MBA ’16) | November 2018

Kaminsky was recently named Florida’s Senior Manager of Government Affairs for Charter Communications, America’s fastest growing and second largest cable company. Previously, Kaminsky served in the Florida House of Representatives as Chief Legislative Aide to Rep. Jim Boyd focusing on tax issues and regulatory affairs. While at UF, Kaminsky served

Troy Atlas

Troy Atlas (BSAc ’88, MAcc ’90) | November 2018

Atlas has joined Stonehill as its President. Stonehill is a strategy and innovation consultancy using design thinking, data analytics and business intelligence to help the world’s most interesting brands to identify opportunity, implement change and accelerate growth. In addition to working with select clients, Atlas is entrusted with driving the

Jonathan Mish

Jonathan Mish (BSBA ’00) | November 2018

Mish has joined ABB Optical Group as the company’s chief information officer. In his role, Mish will be responsible for overseeing the company’s IT department and leveraging technology to improve business operations and deliver effective technology services and solutions. Mish has more than 18 years of technology experience across multiple

Nadia Batey (BSAc ’04) | November 2018

James Moore & Company admitted Nadia Batey (BSAc ’04) into the firm’s partnership. A member of the firm for nearly 14 years, Nadia provides tax advisory and compliance services with a focus on serving the needs of small businesses, real estate firms, and manufacturing, technology and startup companies. Nadia is based in

David Buckmaster

David Buckmaster (BSBA ’06, MBA ’13) | November 2018

Buckmaster is the Director of Compensation and Market Insights at Nike in Portland, Oregon. He was recently named to the shortlist of the annual Financial Times and McKinsey Bracken Bower Prize, which is awarded for the best business book proposal by an individual under 35.