Alumni Class Notes: page 84

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Lesley Davidson (MBA ’13) | November 2014

Lesley (MBA 2013), a graduate from the Executive MBA program, has been appointed Vice President of Engineering & Technical Matters for Quick Tie Products, Inc., a structural component manufacturing firm headquartered in Jacksonville. Lesley will be responsible for overseeing Quick

Bruce Brandes (BSBA ’88) | October 2014

Bruce (BSBA 1988) was named Managing Director of Martin Ventures (formerly The Martin Companies) in Nashville. He has more than 25 years of experience in executive management and thought leadership, delivering innovative technologies and services to clinical and financial outcomes

Charlie Kleeman (BA ’03, BSBA ’03) | October 2014

Charlie (BA 2003, BSBA 2003), a Senior Financial Analyst for Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, has been named to the Jacksonville Public Library Board of Library Trustees. Charlie has an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business with

Scott Merl (BA ’08, BABA ’08) | October 2014

Scott (BA 2008, BABA 2008) has opened his own law firm—Scott Merl, P.A.—located in Miami at 3006 Aviation Avenue, Suite 4B. Scott’s firm focuses on Personal Injury, Family Law, and Unclaimed Property through the State of Florida.

Michelle Johnston (PDB ’08) | October 2014

Michelle (PDB 2008), a graduate of the Hough School’s Post-Doctoral Bridge program, was appointed President of the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College (Ohio) on Sept. 2. Michelle, who became Rio Grande’s second female president in its

Kevin Reilly (BA ’08, MSM ’09) | October 2014

Kevin (BA 2008, MSM 2009) was recognized as one of SaintPetersBlog’s “30 Under 30 Rising Stars in Florida Politics.” Kevin, who served as UF Student Body President in 2008-09, has worked as an aide for Florida House Representative and UF

Jarrod Schilling (BSBA ’07, MSF ’08, MSE ’14) | October 2014

Jarrod (BSBA 2007, MSF 2008, MSE 2014), along with fellow MSE 2014 graduate, Samantha Rosenbaum, have launched a new wearable technology company, WOOband. WOOband is a stylish wristband that connects to any Bluetooth enabled phone. When the user becomes separated

Trey Lauderdale (MSE ’07) | September 2014

Trey (MSE 2007), Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Voalte, has announced the launch of Voalte Labs, which will bring together leading engineers and researchers into a single team that will drive innovation across the company to support Voalte products

Monica L. Wilson (BSBA ’07, JD ’10) | September 2014

Monica (BSBA 2007, JD 2010), an associate attorney in the Charlotte office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, was recognized by the Carolinas Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) as its 2014 Individual Member of the Year. The award

R. Neil Miller (BSBA ’97) | September 2014

Neil (BSBA 1997) was recently appointed Deputy Secretary of Finance for the Commonwealth of Virginia by Governor Terry McAuliffe. He most recently worked as Virginia Commonwealth University’s budget director. Prior to his time at VCU, Neil served as Deputy Secretary