Alumni Class Notes: page 74

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!

Nicole Krassner (BA ’12, MSM ’13) | July 2014

Nicole (BA 2012, MSM 2013) interned at Yad Vashem, the world’s acclaimed center of Holocaust education, remembrance, research and documentation in Jerusalem. She wrote grants and project proposals to attract donors. During her time at the Hough Graduate School of Business, Nicole was an MSM Ambassador and recruited many students for the program.

Janet Felletter (MBA ’94) | June 2014

Janet (MBA 1994), a Program Director, Software Sales Business Operations and Channel Ops Integration for IBM in Tampa, has been appointed to the IBM Faculty Academy where top line leaders play an active role teaching in some of IBM’s signature global development programs. This is the first-ever cohort of IBM Faculty Academy.

Rafael Castro (MBA ’06) | June 2014

Rafael (MBA 2006) is the President of the Tampa Bay Chapter of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA). He works for Citigroup as a Contact Center Leader, responsible for operations in Tampa and Mexico, and is the current Chair of its Hispanic Network Employee Research Group.

Caleb Quaid (MBA ’09) | June 2014

Caleb (MBA 2009) was recently promoted to Senior Manager of Business Administration for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He had served as the Bucs’ Business Administration Manager since 2012. He previously worked in Corporate Partnerships Business Development with the Miami Dolphins.

Krista Boyer (BSBA ’10) | June 2014

Krista (BSBA 2010) recently joined Alchemy Works, a new retail concept store located in the Arts District of Los Angeles, as its Retail Operations Director for this flagship location. She had previously worked in New York City for Kate Spade, Billy Reid and John Varvatos in various operations management roles.

Crystal Lauderdale (MBA ’13) | June 2014

Crystal (MBA 2013) is the Director of Marketing and Communications at Florida Polytechnic University, the newest member of the State University System of Florida. She previously served as Communications Director at Triad Retail Media in Tampa where she helped to drive internal and external messaging for the digital media company and its clients.

Erika Parry (BSBA ’14) | June 2014

Erika (BSBA 2014) graduated from UF in May, and has been named a Client Services Associate at Fisher Investments in Portland, Oregon. Before beginning her career, Erika and fellow Warrington graduate Ashley Edmonston are traveling to Europe. They will visit Italy (Rome, Florence, Pompeii) and Greece (Delphi and Athens).

Charlie J. Gillette, Jr. (BSBA ’85, JD ’88) | June 2014

Charlie (BSBA 1985, JD 1988) is celebrating his 25th year practicing law. He is the founder of Gillette Law, P.A. in Jacksonville.

Abdul Lateef (MBA ’05) | June 2014

Abdul (MBA 2005), the Chief Executive Officer of Plasma-Therm LLC in Saint Petersburg, Fla., was named a 2013 “All-Star of the Chip-Making Industry” by VLSIresearch’s The Chip Insider. Plasma-Therm’s innovation that uses plasma technology to separate individual integrated-circuit chips was a major reason for Abdul’s selection.

Kristee Leonard (BSBA ’08) | June 2014

Kristee (BSBA 2008) was named one of the National Association of REALTORS® Magazine’s “30 Under 30” for 2014. She is the Broker and Owner of The Leaders Realty, LLC in Austin, Texas. Kristee was also recently named a 2014 Platinum Top 50 Realtors of Austin Winner and the Austin Business Journal’s Top 25 Residential Individual Agent for 2014.