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Danny Garcia

Danny Garcia (MBA ’04) | June 2021

Garcia (MBA 2004) is Vice President at the Miami Division of Ferreira Construction Co., an ENR Top 175 contractor with headquarters in New Jersey and regional offices in the northeast, California, and Florida. Garcia oversees an operation that is involved

Desiree Noisette

Desiree Noisette (BSAc ’04) | May 2021

Noisette (BSAc 2004) is the founder and president of Mermosa, a wine company headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida. Mermosa is Florida’s first Black, woman-owned wine brand.  Read more about Noisette and her journey to creating Mermosa, “a vintage that symbolizes

Lisa McAlister

Lisa McAlister (BSBA ’04, MBA ’10) | February 2021

McAlister (BSBA 2004, MBA 2010) is Global Myopia Lead at Johnson & Johnson Vision. She and her team are working on a solution to help patients with myopia. Read more about McAlister and how she hopes to slow the rapidly

Kyle Kaplan

Kyle Kaplan (BSBA ’04) | January 2021

Kaplan (BSBA 2004) is Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Law at Pennsylvania State University’s Smeal College of Business.  As a Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Law, Kaplan recently received the most prestigious teaching award at the Smeal College of Business

Matt Clark

Matt Clark (BSBA ’01, JD ’04) | February 2020

Clark (BSBA 2001, JD 2004) is President at Broadway Real Estate Services and StoreRight Self Storage. He recently became the chairman of the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce. Clark is a long time Lakelander who began his professional career as a

Hal Grieb

Hal Grieb (BSBA ’04) | January 2020

Grieb (BSBA 2004) was recently named Director of Emergency Management for Alachua County; home to the University of Florida. Grieb’s selection makes him the first UF graduate to hold the Alachua County Director of Emergency Management role. Prior to his

Traci Pumo

Traci Pumo (BSAc ’00, MAcc ’00, JD ’03, LL.M. ’04) | October 2019

Pumo (BSAc 2000, MAcc 2000, JD 2003, LLM 2004) was recently promoted to Tax Partner at BDO. She is a member of the firm’s Private Client Services practice. She provides a unique, multidisciplinary approach to ensure clients achieve their family

Cliff Wilson

Cliff Wilson (BSBA ’04) | September 2019

Wilson (BSBA 2004) was named the CEO of Southern Tennessee Regional Health System’s (STRHS) Winchester and Sewanee campuses. He previously served as chief operating officer and ethics and compliance office at the hospital since April 2017. In addition to his

Mike Fletcher

Mike Fletcher (MBA ’04) | April 2019

Fletcher (MBA 2004) was named Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications at U.S. Youth Soccer, the largest youth sports organization in the country. Most recently, Fletcher served 7 years as Director of Global Promotions, Partnerships and Live Experiences at Hasbro, Inc.,

Joe Ketterer and his son Hunter Ketterer kick down the first pallet in a chain of 1,500.

Joe Ketterer (BABA ’04, MHA ’06) | April 2019

Ketterer (BABA 2004, MHA 2006) and a group of volunteers set a world record for “most pallets toppled in domino fashion” as part of an effort to raise the profile of the Yakima Schools Foundation and its annual Celebrate Our