Alumni Class Notes: page 85

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!

Lillian Mills (BSAc ’80, MAcc ’81) | September 2014

Lillian (BSAc 1980, MAcc 1981) was awarded the American Tax Association’s highest honor, the Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award. Lillian, the department chair of accounting at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, was recognized

John Tranter (BSBA ’78) | September 2014

John (BSBA 1978) was recently sworn in as Chairman of the Florida Bankers Association (FBA) for the 2014-15 association year. He is the Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer of CenterState Bank and has nearly 40 years of banking

Randall C. Clement (BSBA ’78, JD ’81) and Duane D. Draper (BSBA ’89) | September 2014

Randall (BSBA 1978, JD 1981) and Duane (BSBA 1989), attorneys at Bryant Miller Olive, were both named to the 2014 edition of Florida Super Lawyers. Randall is the Managing Shareholder of the firm’s Orlando office and was recognized for his

Dr. Alan Cox (BSBA ’88) | September 2014

Alan (BSBA 1988) is a Hospitalist for Inpatient Consultants of Tennessee in Johnson City (home of Steve Spurrier). He retired this past year from the U.S. Navy after 21 years of service. Alan is married to Claudia Pascalau and plans

Margaret Cartier (BSBA ’66, MBA ’67) | September 2014

Margaret (BSBA 1966, MBA 1967), a former Partner at the Chicago-based accounting firm Altschuler, Melvoin and Glasser CPAs, has retired. Says Margaret: “It is great to be retired after 31 years in public accounting!”

Michael Budwick (BSBA ’88, JD ’91) | September 2014

Michael (BSBA, 1988, JD 1991), a Shareholder and Partner at the Miami law firm Meland, Russin & Budwick, has been recognized as a 2014 Florida Super Lawyer. Michael was honored as a Super Lawyer in the category of Bankruptcy/Business Litigation

Dan Drotos

Daniel Drotos (BSBA ’09, MBC ’11, MSRE ’12) | September 2014

Dan (BSBA 2009, MBC 2011, MSRE 2012) was recently promoted to Vice President at Bosshardt Commercial & Land, a division of Bosshardt Realty Services. Dan is a dedicated Realtor who specializes in commercial and land transactions including sales and leasing.

Leroy (Lee) Wertheim (BSBA ’68) | August 2014

Lee (BSBA 1968), who opened his CPA practice in Sevierville, Tennessee in 1990, merged his practice with Brown, Brown and Associates becoming the firm’s fifth office. The office is now called Wertheim, Brown & Associates in Sevierville.

Debora Brunt Lescault (BSBA ’76) | August 2014

Debora (BSBA 1976) is an Accountant at the Stephen O’Connell Center. She received her Marketing degree from Warrington, an accounting degree from Florida Atlantic University and has been back in Gainesville since 1987 where she says, “What a great place to

David Pijot (BSBA ’78) | August 2014

David (BSBA 1978), City National Bank’s new Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager, has joined CNB’s new Daytona Beach-area office to cater to the auto racing industry. David worked with SunTrust Bank in Daytona Beach since 1978, and before that