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David Kushner

David Kushner (BSBA ’79) | May 2022

Kushner (BSBA 1979) was recently hired as the Chief Investment Officer of the $3.5 billion City of Austin Employees’ Retirement System. He is also a founding partner at Global Asset Management Consultants.  Previously, he was the CIO for the Los

Katherine Pierce

Katherine H. Pierce (MAcc ’79) | July 2019

Pierce (MAcc 1979), CPA, one of two remaining founders of Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc. (ECT), celebrated the firm’s 30th anniversary last December. Headquartered in Gainesville, ECT has 21 offices in 10 states. Pierce is quite proud of the reputation

Peter Lars Johnson (BSBA ’79) | December 2016

The Gainesville City Commission appointed Peter (BSBA 1979) to the Board of Directors of the Gainesville-Alachua County Regional Airport Authority, which is tasked with oversight of Gainesville Regional Airport. Peter is the Founder and President of Goalmasters, a business consulting

Gary King (BSBA ’79) | November 2016

Gary (BSBA 1979) was named to the Board of Directors of SOASTA, a global leader in performance analytics headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. Gary previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at T-Mobile, which doubled its subscribers and

Leonard Johnson (BSBA ’78, JD ’80) and Marsha Powers (MBA ’79) | April 2016

Leonard (BSBA 1978, JD 1980) and Marsha (MBA 1979) were both appointed to the University of Florida Board of Trustees. Leonard practices law in the Tampa Bay area with a focus on real estate law, business law, banking law, construction

Richard Johnston Jr. (BSBA ’79, JD ’81) | December 2014

Richard (BSBA 1979, JD 1981) is a Partner in the law firm Johnston Champeau, which has offices in Fort Myers and Naples. He may be best known to Gator football fans as “Mr. Orange and Blue” as he led Gator