2005 Articles: page 4

Natasha Novikov (BSBA ’05) | December 2015

Natasha (BSBA 2005) was a recipient of this year’s Standing Ovation Recognition Program by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The AICPA honored 32 CPAs age 40 and under for their contributions to the areas of forensic accounting and

Louis Garcia (BSAdv ’94, MED ’97, MSE ’05) | October 2015

Louis Garcia (BSAdv 1994, MED 1997, MSE 2005) recently moved to Seattle to serve as Chief Operating Officer and Donation Center Executive Director for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Puget Sound. This is his third Big Brothers Big Sisters

Natasha Novikov (BSBA ’05) | September 2015

Natasha (BSBA 2005) was named the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners 2015 Certified Fraud Examiner of the Year. The award is presented to a CFE who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the field of fraud examination. She was evaluated based

Jacki Dezelski (BFAGR ’94, MBA ’05) | August 2015

Jacki (BFAGR 1994, MBA 2005), the Executive Vice President of the Manatee Chamber of Commerce, was named “Chamber Professional of the Year” by the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals. The award recognizes exemplary service and outstanding or extraordinary performance in

Mike Preston (BSBA ’05) | July 2015

Governor Asa Hutchinson selected Mike (BSBA 2005) as the new Executive Director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Mike has years of statewide economic development and business expertise having previously served as Vice President for Government Affairs at Enterprise Florida

Carlos R. Perez (BSBA ’88) and C. Kyle Moore (BSBA ’05, MBA ’12) | July 2015

Carlos (left) was promoted to Vice President, Team Credit Manager of TD Bank’s Commercial Real Estate team in Florida. He will also lead the Credit Management Team. Carlos (BSBA 1988), based in Boca Raton, has 26 years of banking and

Cory Presnick (BSAc ’05, MAcc ’05) | April 2015

Cory (BSAc 2005, MAcc 2005) was named Vice President of Finance/Controller at Butler Enterprises where he will oversee all of the company’s financial matters and accounting operations. He most recently served as Director of Financial Operations at Federal Realty Investment Trust

Gina Hall (BSBA ’05) | February 2015

Gina (BSBA 2005) was named the 2015 President of the Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors. Gina is a Broker/Vice President at Watson Realty Corp. in Gainesville, and was featured in the Jan. 18 edition of The Gainesville Sun.

Louis Garcia (BSAdv ’94, MEd ’97, MSE ’05) | August 2014

Louis (BSAdv 1994, MEd 1997, MSE 2005) has been Chief Executive Officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters in Tallahassee for five years. Recently, his agency has won numerous local and national awards, including 2014 National Small Agency of the Year,

Abdul Lateef (MBA ’05) | June 2014

Abdul (MBA 2005), the Chief Executive Officer of Plasma-Therm LLC in Saint Petersburg, Fla., was named a 2013 “All-Star of the Chip-Making Industry” by VLSIresearch’s The Chip Insider. Plasma-Therm’s innovation that uses plasma technology to separate individual integrated-circuit chips was