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UF Public Utility Research Center values JEA up to $7.5 billion

The University of Florida Public Utility Research Center recently announced its findings for the value of the Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA). Dr. Ted Kury, director of energy studies, spoke with reporters from The Florida Times-Union about the report. Be sure to check out other stories by the Jacksonville Business Journal

MSM student Ashley Owens with Albert and Alberta doing the Gator Chomp.

How lessons in communications, project management helped this Master of Science in Management student take her career to the next level

By Ashley Owens (BS ’15, MSM ’18) After graduating in 2015 from the University of Florida with my bachelor’s degree in Family, Youth and Community Sciences, I began working for the University of Florida Office of Development at UF Health. As a development coordinator, I helped raise funds for cancer

Warrington students share their business school goals and accomplishments

As students graduate this semester or prepare for graduation in future semesters, Warrington celebrated its students with a free t-shirt event in Emerson Courtyard. Students were prompted to share an accomplishment they’re proud of or a goal they plan to achieve before graduating. Here are some of the highlights: Michael

Blue and red shirts made of paper with piles of coins in between. The concept of gender employment and wage gap in the enterprise.

How companies can close the gender pay gap as efficiently as possible and what that may mean for pay at their firms, according to UF Warrington research

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  With women making up almost half of the American workforce, it’s no surprise that more and more companies are looking for a way to respond to disparities in the pay between their male and female employees. Add in increased pressure from the government, media and employees, and

Laurie Richter Spector

Laurie Richter Spector (BSBA ’99, MS-DIS ’01, JD ’06, MBA ’10) | December 2018

Spector, a residential and commercial real estate agent with Caldwell Banker Real Estate, was recognized as a Coldwell Banker International President’s Elite Award recipient due to sales at the top 2 percent worldwide. Spector works with residential & commercial buyers and sellers in South Florida, including Boca Raton, Dania, Davie,

Barbara Ryals

Barbara Ryals (BSBA ’83) | December 2018

Ryals was awarded the 2018 Sustainer of the Year Award by the Junior League of Tampa. She has served on the board of Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation for 18 years, as well as on the boards of Tampa Bay Super Bowl Task Force, Ronald McDonald House, Tampa Museum of Art and

Features Warrington alumni Jane Sun, Alfonso Tejada, Steve Weiss, Andrew Starling, Barbara Jean Raskin and the 2018 Gator 100 winners with an orange background and the Gator Ubiquity Statue.

Alumni News Roundup: Business Gators making their mark in 2017-2018

Over the 2017-2018 academic year, Warrington College of Business alumni proved why they are difference makers. With their eyes set on innovation and results, Business Gators across the world made a positive and robust impact on their businesses and in their careers. From making deals with The Sharks to being

Rahul Kjeraji and Alejandra Carrasquilla

Two Heavener students receive competitive Gilman Scholarship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Heavener School of Business students Alejandra Carrasquilla and Rahul Kheraj received the prestigious and competitive U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Carrasquilla (BABA ‘21) and Kheraj (BSBA ‘20) were selected to receive the Gilman Scholarship for the spring of 2019. The

Briana Pruitt

Briana Pruitt (MBA ’18) | December 2018

Pruitt was recently promoted to the Director of Human Resources with Brooks Rehabilitation. Brooks is the recognized leader in medical rehabilitation and provides world class rehabilitation solutions throughout Florida. Brooks is headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida, and Pruitt has been with the organization for 11 years.

Joe Ketterer

Joe Ketterer (BABA ’04, MHA ’06) | December 2018

Ketterer was named Senior Director of Physician Practices for Astria Health. In his role, Ketterer will work directly with the Astria Health Hospital CEOs to provide physician practice administration for the Astria Medical Group and the Astria Health Centers. Ketterer most recently served as Administrator, Physician Practice Management of Digestive