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Steve Weiss

Steve Weiss (BSBA ’80) | February 2017

Steve (BSBA 1980) was named President and Chief Operating Officer of Accelera Solutions, an industry leader in cloud, mobility, and virtualization software. He has more than 30 years of proven senior-level operations and acquisition management experience. Prior to joining Accelera Solutions,

Joseph Peyrefitte (BSAc ’80) | October 2016

Joseph (BSAc 1980) was appointed Chair of the Department of Management and International Business at the University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business. His research interests include managerial and organizational cognition, communication and symbolism, and stakeholder management. He’s been a member

Andrew Bernstein

Andrew Bernstein (BSAc ’80) | September 2016

Andrew (BSAc 1980) joined EisnerAmper, one of the nation’s largest accounting firms, as a Managing Director of its Forensic, Litigation & Valuation Services practice. He has more than 30 years of experience providing forensic accounting and expert testimony on economic damages,

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

Susan Cameron (BSBA ’80) | June 2015

Susan (BSBA 1980), the Chief Executive Officer of Reynolds American, Inc., orchestrated the largest tobacco merger in decades when the Federal Trade Commission approved Reynolds American’s $27.4 billion acquisition of Lorillard, Inc. It is believed to be the largest deal

Matt Dannheisser (BSBA ’80, JD ’82) | February 2015

Matt (BSBA 1980, JD 1982) has been elected as Mayor of the City of Gulf Breeze. He is an attorney who specializes in the representation of local governmental entities, governmental and quasi-governmental utilities, and private parties having dealings with governmental

Mark Schlander (BSBA ’80) | November 2014

Mark (BSBA 1980) was selected for the “Best of IBM” award in 2014. He is an IBM Business Development Executive working with Fortune 500 clients. Mark was one of 500 IBM employees selected for the award. IBM employs 440,000 scientists,

Lillian Mills (BSAc ’80, MAcc ’81) | September 2014

Lillian (BSAc 1980, MAcc 1981) was awarded the American Tax Association’s highest honor, the Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award. Lillian, the department chair of accounting at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, was recognized

Alberto Macia (BSBA ’80, JD ’83) | May 2014

Alberto (BSBA 1980, JD 1983) recently joined John R. Wood Properties in Naples, Fla., as a licensed real estate agent. He previously worked as an attorney, and as an agent for Engel & Volkers. Alberto is a member of the