1999 Articles: page 2

Laurie Richter Spector

Laurie Richter Spector (BSBA ’99, MS-DIS ’01, JD ’06, MBA ’10) | December 2018

Spector (BSBA 1999, MS-DIS 2001, JD 2006, MBA 2010), a residential and commercial real estate agent with Caldwell Banker Real Estate, was recognized as a Coldwell Banker International President’s Elite Award recipient due to sales at the top 2 percent

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

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Steven Morrison (BSAc ’99, MARE ’01) | July 2017

Morrison (BSAc 1999, MARE 2001), Principal in the Audit Department of the nationally-recognized public accounting firm MBAF, has been selected for the prestigious South Florida Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Awards. The award recognizes 40 individuals under the age of 40

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Steven Morrison (BSAc ‘99, MARE ‘01) | May 2017

Steven Morrison (BSAc 1999, MARE 2001), CPA recently chaired the AICPA Auditing Standards Board (ASB) task force that drafted SAS 132, “The Auditor’s Consideration of an Entity’s Ability to Continue as a Going Concern.” SAS 132 addresses an auditor’s responsibilities

Bob Jennings

Bob Jennings (MBA ’99) | February 2017

Bob (MBA 1999) was named Chief Executive Officer of ClosingCorp, a leading provider of residential real estate closing cost data and technology for the mortgage and real estate services industries. He previously served as Executive Vice President of RealEC® Technologies,

Alexander Castellanos

Alexander Castellanos (BSBA ’99) | September 2016

Alexander (BSBA 1999) was honored by the Mortgage Bankers Association of Florida (MBAF) with its Brown L. Whatley Award, which recognizes the organization’s most outstanding member of the year. He is Vice President & Regional Sales Manager at Florida Community Bank

Kellie Johnson (BSBA ’99) | July 2016

Kellie Johnson (BSBA ’99) and Streeter Lecka were married on Feb. 13 at The Cloister at Sea Island in Sea Island, Ga. Kellie is the Owner and President of Highland Drive Coaching where she serves a Personal Health Coach. Streeter

Andrew Fruit

Andrew J. Fruit (BA ’95, MBA ’99, JD ’99) | May 2016

Andrew (BA 1995, MBA 1999, JD 1999) was named Partner in the Corporate Practice at the law firm Shumaker, Loop and Kendrick, which has offices in Florida, North Carolina and Ohio. Andrew, who is based in the firm’s Tampa office,

Steven Morrison

Steven Morrison (BSAc ’99, MARE ’01) | December 2015

Steven (BSAc 1999, MARE 2001) has been appointed to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Auditing Standards Board for 2015-16. He is principal in the audit department of Miami-based MBAF, one of the nation’s top 40 certified public accounting

Shea Smith (BSAc ’99, MAcc ’01) | November 2015

Shea (BSAc, 1999, MAcc 2001) was recently promoted to Director in the Audit and Attest practice at Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants, a certified public accounting firm with offices in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton. Shea, who has