Alumni Class Notes: page 2

In Warrington’s Alumni Class Notes, you have the opportunity to let your classmates know what’s going on in your life and career.

Did you get a promotion, new job or retire (lucky you!)? Maybe you got married, bought a house or had a baby (congrats!)? Are you just kicking butt and taking names (snaps for you!)? Let your fellow Business Gators know by submitting your Class Note!

Submitting a Class Note is also a great way to expand your network of Business Gators. By sharing what you’re up to, along with a link to your LinkedIn page, you give other Business Gators the opportunity to connect.

Share about yourself and connect with other Business Gators by submitting your Class Note today!

Class Notes - General

Charles L. Ruffner (BSBA ’58) | April 2022

Ruffner (BSBA 1958) is a self-employed tax attorney in Miami. He previously worked as an IRS agent and a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice. 

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Geoffrey Gaberino (MBA ’88) | April 2022

Gaberino (MBA 1988) is the owner and founder of Gulf Shores Vacation Rentals, Inc. With his wife Susan, the Gaberino’s design, build and manage investment vacation rental properties on the Gulf Coast of Alabama.  With a recent 4th generation legacy

Julia Close

Julia Close (MBA ’22) | April 2022

Dr. Close (MBA ’22) is a professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Florida. Dr. Close is also the Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education and the Designated Institutional Official (DIO) for the

Dorothy Crumley Young

Dorothy B. Crumley Young (BSBA ’50) | March 2022

Young (née Crumley) graduated from the University of Florida in 1950 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. As a junior, in 1949 she transferred from Tallahassee’s “Florida State College for Women” (FSU) to Gainesville, “Where the Men are!”, at the

Donna Fellows-Coffey

Donna Fellows-Coffey (MBA ’11) | March 2022

Fellows-Coffey (MBA 2011) recently accepted the position of Chief Operating Officer at Maria Bates Law. Maria Bates Law has offices in Orlando, Tampa Bay, and Washington, D.C., and offers services in business law, nonprofit law, food and farm law, family

Flavio Carrillo

Flavio Carrillo (DBA ’21) | March 2022

Carrillo (DBA 2021) is Director of the Truist FIU Financial Wellness Clinic, Director of the Capital Markets Lab and Associate Teaching Professor at the Florida International University College of Business.  Carrillo recently secured a $1.7 million grant from the Truist

Eric Quinn (MBA ’92) | March 2022

Quinn (MBA 1992) was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of KMI International. He brings years of leadership and business experience to this role after two years as KMI’s COO, President of a large international building materials company, and several other

Suneera Madhani

Suneera Madhani (BSBA ’09) | March 2022

Madhani (BSBA 2009) is the CEO/Co-Founder of Stax, a subscriptions-based payments processor that charges merchants a flat subscription fee rather than a percentage on sales for both in-person and digital transactions. Stax is now a unicorn in the fintech industry,

Mike Balter

Mike Balter (BSAc ’88) | March 2022

Balter (BSAc 1988) is Regional Managing Partner at Marcum. He was recently recognized by the South Florida Business Journal as a Power Leader in Business. He’s been featured in this list several times over the last decade. Balter continues to maintain

Candan Erenguc

A. Candan Erenguc (BSBA ’00, MS-ISOM ’00) | March 2022

Erenguc (BSBA ’00, MS-ISOM ’00) was recently appointed the Chief Operating Officer of Anthropologie.  She has 20 years of experience holding various positions in operations and management, including as Chief Supply Chain Officer at Away, Chief Revenue Officer at The