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Lynn Maria Thompson author speaker in tiger jacket with cat

Lynn Maria Thompson (BSBA ’79) | March 2019

Thompson (BSBA 1979) is the President of Thompson Writing & Editing. She is releasing a book, The Feline CEO, that discusses business leadership from a fresh perspective: through the lens of cat behavior! It combines 30+ years of cat ownership

Jose I. Molina

Jose I. Molina (BSAc ’96, MAcc ’97) | February 2019

Molina (BSAc 1996, MAcc 1997) has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Spanish Broadcasting System. Molina has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance leadership and public accounting roles, including broad experience in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets

Jim DiCesaro

Jim DiCesaro (BABA ’97) | April 2018

DiCesaro (BABA 1997) has joined Skyway Capital Markets, a Tampa-based boutique investment baking firm, as a managing director. DiCesaro has more than 20 years of experience in Capital Markets including investment banking and equity research.  His focus for the past 15 years

Tillie Borchers

Tillie Galan Borchers (BSBA ’97) | March 2018

Borchers (BSBA 1997) was named Director of Investments at Civitas Capital Group. At Civitas, she manages a fund dedicated to making impactful real estate investments in Dallas, Texas. The Civitas family of companies offers a range of real estate and credit

Barbara Higgins

Barbara Higgins (MBA ’97) | March 2018

Higgins (MBA 1997) was appointed to the Employers Holdings, Inc. Board of Directors. She currently serves as the Chief Customer Officer for Duke Energy Corporation.

Barbara Higgins

Barbara Higgins (MBA ’97) | August 2017

Higgins (MBA 1997) was named the Chief Customer Officer at Duke Energy. She will lead the newly created Customer Experience Transformation Organization, devoted to transforming how customers experience and interact with the company. Higgins will be responsible for designing end-to-end

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Nick Reader (BSAc ’97) | July 2017

Reader (BSAc 1997) was featured by the Business Observer for leading the development and growth of PDQ.

Eric Rabinowitz

Eric Rabinowitz (BSAc ’97) | November 2016

Eric (BSAc 1997) was appointed to the Board of Directors at Proteostasis Therapeutics, a biotechnology company with a lead development stage product in cystic fibrosis. Eric is the Vice President of Global Corporate Development for Perrigo, a leading global healthcare supplier,

Craig Roberts

Craig Roberts (MARE ’97) | March 2016

Craig (MARE 1997) was recently awarded the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation by the CCIM Institute. The CCIM designation is awarded to commercial real estate professionals upon successful completion of an advanced analytical curriculum and presentation of a portfolio

The Honorable Hunter Carroll (BSBA ’97, BA ’97, JD ’00) | February 2016

Judge Hunter Carroll (BSBA 1997, BA 1997, JD 2000) was recently appointed to the 12th Judicial Circuit Court by Governor Rick Scott. He previously practiced at the law firms Matthews Eastmoore, Carlton & Carroll and Carlton Fields. At the time