Christy Evans with her dog

Student Spotlight: Christy Evans

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The Warrington College of Business is full of standout students. No matter their program or major, students are using their time on campus to prepare for impactful careers. This series will feature exceptional students from across Warrington. 

While working as a student in the Fisher School of Accounting’s Master of Accounting program, Christy Evans has also spent time outside of the classroom to become a more well rounded person and professional. She works as a citizen scientist for the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute and OneFlorida. She also serves on the events team and as a director of the kids’ church service at her church.

Learn more about what makes Christy a standout student at the Warrington College of Business.

Q: When did you know you wanted to pursue accounting, and why was that an interesting option for you?

Evans: “My career in the Warrington College of Business began as an economics major. I took the first two introduction accounting classes and realized that I was interested in accounting. After looking into the opportunities related to accounting, I decided to make the switch. It was one of the best decisions I have ever made, because I actually really enjoy the study of accounting!”

Q. What’s the highlight of your time at Warrington?

Evans: “The incredibly supportive friends and professors are my favorite part of Warrington. They make me feel at home surrounded by people who help me to be the best that I can be.”

Q: Where will you be working after graduation?

Evans: “James Moore and Co.”

Q: What can we find you doing after class or on the weekend?

Evans: “I love to bike on trails, play with my dog, go to the gym, watch Netflix, go out to eat with friends, and help at my church.”

Q: What’s a fact about you that might surprise other people?

Evans: “I grew up on a horse farm. We had a training facility on the same property as our home, so we had our own horses and horses in training.”

Q: If you had $1 million, what would you do with it?

Evans: “I would pay off debts of family members, pay off student loans, set up retirements for my family and myself, donate to charities that fight injustice and poverty, and travel through the Andean Mountains! And I would buy my dog the fanciest dog bed to ever exist, because he LOVES to be cozy!”

Q: Is there anything else you’d like the Warrington community to know about you that we didn’t ask about?

Evans: “I’m so grateful to the Warrington community, especially the Fisher School of Accounting for the impact they have had in my life.”