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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,

Marta Cotton

Marta Cotton (BSBA ’85) | July 2021

Cotton (BSBA 1985) has been named head of marketing and client relations at Ranger Investment Management, an employee-owned boutique investment manager specializing in small- and micro-cap U.S. growth strategies. She will also be a partner and serve on the Dallas

David Hogan

David Hogan (BSAc ’85) | March 2020

Hogan (BSAc 1985) was named the managing partner of Ronald Blue & Co. CPAs. In this role, he will be responsible for leading firm operations, strategic planning and vision casting. Hogan joined Ronald Blue & Co. in 1995 and previously was the

R. Scott Costantino

R. Scott Costantino (BSBA ’85, JD ’88) | August 2019

Costantino (BSBA 1985, JD 1988) is Managing Shareholder at The Costantino Law Firm, P.A. in Jacksonville, Florida. He was recently sworn in as President of the Florida Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates (FLABOTA). Connect with him on

Douglas Waldorf

Douglas Waldorf (BSBA ’82, MBA ’85, JD ’85) | April 2019

Waldorf (BSBA 1982, MBA 1985, JD 1985) has joined the firm Cohen & Grigsby as a Director, and as a member of its Real Estate Group. Waldorf is a Florida Bar Board Certified real estate attorney, whose practice areas include real

Lee Bledsoe

Lee Bledsoe (MBA ’85) | March 2018

Bledsoe (MBA 1985) was named to Barron’s “Top Financial Advisors” list for the fifth consecutive year. He is Management Director and Wealth Management Advisor at Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith. Connect with him on LinkedIn.

John Ward

John Ward (BSBA ’85, BSBA ’86) | March 2018

Ward (BSBA 1985, BSBA 1986) was recently added as a member of the Investment Management Due Diligence Association (IMDDA), an investor-based organization dedicated to the professionals who investigate facts concerning investment programs. He is the Managing Director of Alternative Asset Advisory

Jeff Finkelstein

Jeff Finkelstein (BSBA ’85) | August 2017

Finkelstein (BSBA 1985) is the CFO for Triad Manufacturing, Inc. and was awarded 2017 CFO of the Year by the St. Louis Business Journal.

Ben Andrews

Ben Andrews (BSBA ’85) | February 2017

Ben (BSBA 1985) has joined the law firm Pennington, P.A., as a Partner in its Tallahassee office. Ben is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and practices in the areas of professional malpractice defense, with particular emphasis on Agents and Brokers

W. Stephen Hagenbuckle (BSBA ’85) | October 2016

Steve (BSBA 1985) was profiled in the July 11 edition of the Naples Daily News’ “Executive Suite.” The story chronicled Steve’s early days—he was delivering newspapers at age 11—to his incredible rise in the commercial real estate industry. Steve is the