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Lindsay Brennan

LINDSAY BRENNAN (MSM ’06)

Brennan was named Marketing Manager for Automation at Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, a leading global supplier of equipment and tools, services and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. She will define and drive the Sandvik marketing strategy for Automation and Digitalization.

7 common hesitations when considering an MBA

While you’re considering an MBA, you might have some concerns holding you back from committing to your program of choice. Never fear! UF MBA Senior Director of Admissions Andy Lord is here to ease some of the most common concerns he’s seen as people consider an MBA.   Your wallet

Global Immersion Experience in Dublin brings business lessons to life for Executive MBA students

By Kevin Ott My name is Kevin Ott, and I live in Orlando, Florida. I am currently enrolled in the Executive MBA (EMBA) program at the University of Florida. As I approach the mid-point of the program, I can honestly say it was a great decision to pursue a UF

Brian Levine

A passion for giving back

When Brian Levine (BSBA ’92) first came to the University of Florida, he didn’t intend to study business. Like many young students, he began his college career pursuing a much different major than he would eventually earn a degree in. In Levine’s case, psychology was his first chosen academic discipline.

Sanjay Boodhoo

SANJAY BOODHOO (BSBA ’18)

Boodhoo was hired as a Business Analyst at First Data, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology that helps simplify commerce for consumers, merchants, financial institutions, governments and employers in more than 100 countries around the world. He recently completed his BSBA in 2018.

Trip Miller

RICHARD A. “TRIP” MILLER, III (MBA ’00)

Miller is the founder and managing partner at Gullane Capital Partners, and was recently featured as an expert on CNBC. He is a frequently quoted and trusted source for financial market news, also having been featured in Barron’s, USA Today, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times,

Andrew Daechsel

ANDREW DAECHSEL (BSBA ’12)

Daechsel has joined Carlton Fields as an attorney in the firm’s Property and Casualty Insurance Practice Group. His practice focuses on insurance coverage.

Kelley Godfrey

KELLEY GODFREY (BSBA ’12)

Godfrey joined Carlton Fields as an attorney in the firm’s Property and Casualty Insurance Practice Group. Her practice focuses on insurance services and coverage issues, including the defense of breach of contract and bad faith claims.

Jorge de la Osa

JORGE DE LA OSA (BSBA ’92)

De la Osa was named Executive Vice President and Chief Legal and Compliance Officer of Bluegreen Vacations, a leading vacation ownership company. He will serve as chief counsel and advisor to the company’s Board of Directors and executive leadership team and oversee the company’s day-to-day legal operations and compliance program.

GSIF gives back to scholarship program

The Gator Student Investment Fund (GSIF) made a $9,500 donation to the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program this spring. Last year, the fund announced it would be making annual payments through an endowment-like structure that pays three percent of the portfolio value to the Florida Opportunity Scholars Program, which pursues