Robert Knechel

Fisher School professor receives honorary doctorate

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. W. Robert Knechel, Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar and Director of the International Accounting and Auditing Center, received an honorary doctorate from BI Norwegian School of Business this June in recognition of his significant contributions to the field of accounting. “This was quite a surprise, and

Joseph V. Camerlengo


Camerlengo recently started a successful law firm specializing in tractor trailer, bus and other commercial motor vehicle crashes, the Truck Accident Law Firm. He is board certified in civil trial law by the Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocates.

Michael Lessne


Lessne was appointed a board member of Leadership Broward, an educational program to help emerging and recognized leaders expand their skills and enhance their knowledge of local and state issues, as well as leverage their institutional passion to make positive change in the community. Lessne graduated from Leadership Broward’s Class

5 benefits fathers experience at UF MBA

In honor of Father’s Day, we asked five dads from the UF MBA South Florida program about the benefits they’ve experienced as a father pursuing their MBA at the University of Florida.   Motivation to pursue an MBA “When I started the MBA program, my oldest daughter Natalie was turning

Adrielle Conner


Conner was awarded Bradley Arant Boult Cummings’ annual diversity scholarship as part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. The scholarship promotes the education of well-qulified law students who reflect the diversity of the legal marketplace and who are traditionally underrepresented in the legal

Danielle Shu


Shu began her career in Higher Education as an Undergraduate Advisor in September 2017 at the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications.


Spradlin is the Founder, Executive Creative Director and Executive Producer of Orlando Creatives, a creative services and branding agency. He has nearly two decades of experience driving creative projects across brand strategy, brand filmmaking, photography and design. Spradlin and his team at Orlando Creatives have completed projects for Universal Orlando,

Sarah Russell


Russell was recently promoted to Talent Acquisition Partner at Tech Data. She also recently married Jack Russell IV (BABA ’16).

UF MBA Online students recognized among Best & Brightest by Poets & Quants

Two UF MBA Online students, Diana Miako Aguon Hock and Andrew Spradlin, were named among Poets & Quants’ inaugural Best & Brightest Online MBAs. Read more about why Class of 2018 members Diana and Andrew chose UF MBA’s Online program, the benefits of earning their MBAs online and their plans for

Charles Pascual


Pascual recently retired from Sykes Enterprises, Inc. as VP of Global Compensation and Benefits, capping a 46-year career in Human Resources management and consulting. Pascual and his wife, Jo Ann, plan to travel and spend time with family and friends.