1983 Articles: page 1

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In Memoriam | August 2022

Charles C. Burton, Jr. | BSAc ’48 | 1923-2022 | Burton, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, passed on July 18. Although Burton was born in Georgia, he moved to Florida shortly thereafter and spent most of his life in the Sunshine

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In Memoriam | June 2022

Clarence “CT” Todd | BSAc ’57 | 1932-2022 | Todd, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed on May 7. He found the loves of his life in college, the first one being Betti Gloria, who he later married, and the second one being Gator Football,

Tony Milikin (BSBA ’83) | June 2021

Milikin (BSBA 1983) is Chief Procurement, Circular Ventures, and Sustainability Officer at Anheuser-Busch InBev. He was recently recognized as one of the most influential procurement professionals of 2021 by CIPS – The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply and Supply Management magazine.  

Evan Jenkins

Evan Jenkins (BSBA ’83) | November 2019

Jenkins (BSBA 1983) was named Chief Justice for the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia beginning in 2021.  Jenkins was appointed to the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia by Governor Jim Justice on August 25, 2018, and took

Brent Adamson

Brent Adamson (BSBA ’83) | May 2019

Adamson (BSBA 1983) was hired as an Inside Sales Specialist at FARO Technologies.

Class Notes - General

Scott Kleinberg (BSBA ’83) | April 2019

Kleinberg (BSBA 1983) concluded a 24-year career with the Foreign Service, where he had led Foreign Assistance programs for the United States Agency for International Development. In September 2019, he joined the Foundation For A Smoke-Free World as Director of Partnerships,

Barbara Ryals

Barbara Ryals (BSBA ’83) | December 2018

Ryals (BSBA 1983) 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

Mitchell Stein

Mitchell Stein (BSAc ’83) | November 2017

Stein (BSAc 1983) has been named a partner at accounting and tax advisory firm Kabat, Schertzer, De La Torre, Taraboulos & Co. In his role, he will service private and publicly held entities, including corporations and partnerships directing audits, reviews,

Class Notes - General

Ellen Taaffee (BSBA ’83) | September 2017

Taaffee (BSBA 1983) was named among Directors & Boards’ top women directors in its Directors to Watch 2017 report. Currently, Taaffee is an independent board director and member of the audit, compensation and nominating/governance committees for both John B. Sanfilippo & Son

Steve Youngblood

Steve Youngblood (BSBA ’83) | July 2017

In 2015, Youngblood (BSBA 1983) sold his ownership in Salestrakr LLC. He was CEO and co-founder of the company. Salestrakr delivered a SaaS CRM application to small- to medium-sized businesses. At the end of last year, Youngblood founded RoomsDone. The company