2012 Articles: page 2

Kelley Godfrey

Kelley Godfrey (BSBA ’12) | May 2018

Godfrey (BSBA 2012) joined Carlton Fields as an attorney in the firm’s Property and Casualty Insurance Practice Group. Her practice focuses on insurance services and coverage issues, including the defense of breach of contract and bad faith claims.

Lauren Kolstedt

Lauren Kolstedt (MAcc ’12) | March 2018

Kolstedt (MAcc 2012) is a tax manager at CBIZ’s Tampa Bay practice. She works with mid to large sized private companies focusing on providing tax planning, compliance and consulting services. Kolstedt also helps her clients with tax reform planning, entity structuring

Jeff Roman

Jeff Roman (EMBA ’12) | January 2018

Roman (Executive MBA 2012) was appointed a partner at Little Diversified Architectural Consulting. As National Director of Engineering, Roman is recognized for his deep commitment to outstanding client service, market-leading expertise, innovative design solutions and exemplary project quality. With nearly 20

Meredith Jones

Meredith P. Jones (BABA ’12, MIB ’13) | November 2017

Jones (BABA 2012, MIB 2013) has joined Holland & Knight’s Tampa office as a corporate attorney. She focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, securities, corporate governance and general corporate matters. Jones advises clients on all aspects of their business operations,

Spencer Pylant

Spencer Pylant (MSM ’12) | November 2017

Pylant (MSM 2012) will join the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce as director of government affairs. He most recently was communications and government relations liaison for Pasco County Schools.

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Nicholas Schumann (MBA ’12) | October 2017

Schumann (MBA 2012) was recently named the U.S. Head of External Engagement for HSBC’s Financial Crime Threat Mitigation based in Manhattan. He was also selected to be a Major in the U.S. Army Reserve.

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Samuel McPherson (MSE ’12) | September 2017

McPherson (MSE 2012) launched a new venture called SIFT Local, an online platform for makers and artisans to showcase their talents.

Dan Drotos

Dan Drotos (BSBA ’09, MBC ’11, MSRE ’12) | February 2017

Dan (BSBA 2009, MBC 2011, MSRE 2012) recently achieved the SIOR office designation, awarded by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®. To achieve the SIOR designation, Dan completed at least five years of creditable experience in the highly specialized field

Devin Grief (BSAc ’12, MAcc ’13) and Carly Rothlein (BSBA ’12) | February 2017

Devin’s (BSAc 2012, MAcc 2013) and Carly’s (BSBA 2012) wedding was featured online on Oct. 6, 2016, in Brides Magazine. The story illustrated all the detailed planning that was involved in making their wedding memorable. Devin is a Vice President at Montce

Michael Perry Lehnert (BSBA ’12, JD ’15) | July 2016

Michael (BSBA 2012, JD 2015) was appointed Treasurer of the Southwest Florida Real Estate Council. He is an Associate in the Real Estate Division of the law firm Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt. Michael, who focuses on real estate matters,