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In Memoriam | July 2022

Charles Kerekes | BSBA ’50 | 1925-2022 | Kerekes, of Clearwater, Florida, passed on May 30. Born in Ft. Pierce, Florida, he served in the Navy during WWII as an EOD technician and later graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in

John Smoak

John Smoak (BSBA ’92) | August 2022

Smoak (BSBA 1992) is the president and CEO of Smoak Groves, Inc. based in Lake Placid, Fla. He was recently reappointed to the Florida Citrus Commission by Governor Ron DeSantis.  Smoak is a third-generation citrus grower with nearly 30 years of

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Marco Hurtado (MAcc ’92) | July 2022

Hurtado (MAcc 1992) was featured on NBC’s first season of Dancing with Myself. Hurtado’s dancing has gained him over 890K followers on TikTok and 126K on Instagram. Check him out @bearded_boomer. In addition to his dancing, Hurtado is a Brazilian

Neil Solomon

Neil Solomon (BSAc ’92) | July 2022

Solomon (BSAc 1992) was recently named President and CEO of PropertyForce, a leader in virtual real estate.  Solomon joined PropertyForce in 2020 and served as President. He has nearly 30 years of finance, operations and sales management experience, including more

Eric Quinn (MBA ’92) | March 2022

Quinn (MBA 1992) was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of KMI International. He brings years of leadership and business experience to this role after two years as KMI’s COO, President of a large international building materials company, and several other

Adam Silverman

Adam Silverman (BSBA ’92) | September 2019

Silverman (BSBA 1992) recently opened law firm Silverman Schermer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Silverman Schermer focuses its practice on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, wealth preservation and estate planning. Silverman is a transactional lawyer with expertise in a wide

Eric Quinn

Eric Quinn (MBA ’92) | September 2018

Quinn (MBA 1992) was hired as the Vice President of Business Development at McCree General Contractors and Architects. He is dedicated to meeting and serving clients who are conceiving, designing, and/or building new workspaces. Quinn comes to McCree most recently from a general

David Johnson

David Johnson (BSBA ’92) | July 2018

After a successful career launching and growing Availity, LLC, a nationwide health information network, Johnson (BSBA 1992)  purchased Beaches Car Wash. Johnson was a customer of the two long-term local landmarks in Jacksonville, Florida, for almost 20 years before purchasing

Jorge de la Osa

Jorge de la Osa (BSBA ’92) | May 2018

De la Osa (BSBA 1992) was named Executive Vice President and Chief Legal and Compliance Officer of Bluegreen Vacations, a leading vacation ownership company. He will serve as chief counsel and advisor to the company’s Board of Directors and executive

Kelly Stotler

Kelly Stotler (BSBA ’92, MBA ’99) | May 2018

Stotler (BSBA 1992, MBA 1999) was hired as Director at Capitala Group’s newest office in Manhattan. In his role, Stotler will focus on sourcing, executing and monitoring new transactions for Capitala. He brings over 15 years of middle market loan