2015 Articles: page 2

Class Notes - General

Derek Rife (MBA ’15) | April 2019

Since his graduation from the UF MBA program, Rife (MBA 2015) was promoted from Sr. Project Manager to his current role as IT Security Risk Manager at Halifax Health, a community based health system with its primary campus in Daytona

Gator Ubiquity Statue

Natalie Martinez (BSBA ’15, MIB ’16) | February 2019

Martinez (BSBA 2015, MIB 2016), a legislative assistant at the U.S. House of Representatives, was selected to travel to Cuba with the CubaOne Foundation for a week of exploring the growing entrepreneurial class of women on the island. The nonprofit

Ryan McConnell (MSRE ’15, JD ’15) | November 2017

Ryan (MSRE 2015, JD 2015) recently joined the law firm Hill Ward Henderson as part of the firm’s Real Estate Group. Based in the firm’s Tampa office, Ryan’s practice includes real property purchase and sale transactions, commercial development, institutional lending, and

Class Notes - General

Taylor Rochelle (MAcc ’15) | July 2017

Rochelle (MAcc 2015) has been promoted to Associate Accountant in the Gainesville office of James Moore, where she will assist with research and preparation of individual and corporate tax returns. A certified public accountant in the state of Florida, Taylor has

Brandon Perdeck

Brandon Perdeck (BSBA ’15, MSRE ’16) | December 2016

Brandon (BSBA 2015, MSRE 2016) recently joined Aries Capital, a national full-service commercial mortgage and real estate investment banking firm, as an Analyst. Brandon, based in the company’s headquarters in Chicago, will assist with originating, underwriting and packaging client transactions for

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,

James Boudreau II (BSAc ’15, MAcc ’15) | July 2016

James (BSAc 2015, MAcc 2015) received the 2015 Elijah Watt Sells Award from the American Institute of CPAs. James was one of 75 CPA candidates out of 93,742 individuals to obtain a cumulative average score above 95.50 across all four

Scott Lombardo (MBA ’15, JD ’15) | March 2016

Scott (MBA 2015, JD 2015) is an Associate Attorney at Ciklin Lubitz & O’Connell, a full-service law firm based in West Palm Beach. His practice focuses on construction law, employment law and commercial litigation.

Paul Cancel (BSBA ’15) | February 2016

Paul (BSBA 2015) is a Financial Representative for Fidelity Investments in Jacksonville. Paul says, “This school gave me all the tools I need to succeed and I could not be more thankful. Go Gators!”

Matthew Frias (MBA ’15, JD ’15) and Ryan McConnell (MSRE ’15, JD ’15) | December 2015

Matthew (MBA 2015, JD 2015) and Ryan (MSRE 2015, JD 2015) have joined the law firm Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs as associate attorneys. Matthew’s practice focuses on business litigation while Ryan’s practice specializes in real estate. They are both