2016 Articles: page 1

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In Memoriam | July 2022

Charles Kerekes | BSBA ’50 | 1925-2022 | Kerekes, of Clearwater, Florida, passed on May 30. Born in Ft. Pierce, Florida, he served in the Navy during WWII as an EOD technician and later graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in

Jacob Cohen

Jacob Cohen (BSBA ’16, JD ’20) | May 2021

Cohen (BSBA 2016, JD 2020) has joined South Florida’s Silverman Schermer as a Corporate/M&A Associate.  He is a South Florida native and, having earned both bachelor’s and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Florida, is a proud member of

K. Alex Daneshmand

K. Alex Daneshmand (MBA ’16) | February 2020

Dr. Daneshmand (MBA 2016) was promoted to Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer at Lee Health. In this role, Dr. Daneshmand will be responsible for quality and safety across Lee Health, including national hospital grading, hospital accreditations, conformance risk assessments

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Logan Smith (BSAc ’16) | January 2020

Smith (BSAc 2016) has been promoted to Associate Accountant in James Moore’s Gainesville office. He will be responsible for performing a variety of responsibilities for the audit department including planning, fieldwork, data extraction testing and preparation of final audit reports.

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Henri Rojzman (MBA ’16) | November 2019

Rojzman (MBA 2016) is Head of Sales and Partnerships – Latin America at Google Hardware. He began working for the company in business development for Google Cloud, was promoted to enterprise sales manager, and attained his present position in April

Davis Bean

Davis Bean (MSM ’16) | October 2019

Bean (MSM 2016) was promoted to Government Affairs Consultant in The Fiorentino Group’s (TFG) Jacksonville office. In his new role, Bean will utilize his skills in legislative affairs and policy development to create strategies to assist TFG clients with appropriations,

Tyler Reed

Tyler Reed (MBA ’16) | August 2019

Reed (MBA 2016) is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Business Writers (TBW). Established in 2018, the organization has quickly garnered contracts with some of Florida’s biggest advertising agencies, engineering firms, law firms, and a myriad of small businesses

Hung Tran

Hung Tran (BSBA ’09, MBA ’16) | July 2019

Tran (BSBA 2009, MBA 2016) is excited to begin his new career at PepsiCo as Senior Manager after working at Tires Plus and Mars. Connect with him on LinkedIn.

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Dave Sullivan (MSM ’16) | July 2019

Sullivan (MSM 2016) is currently working on his Ph.D. at Texas A&M, but he is “always proud to be a Business Gator!” Connect with him on LinkedIn.

Mageda Lechtner

Mageda Lechtner (BA ’14, BS ’14, MSM ’15, MIB ’16) | April 2019

Lechtner (BA 2014, BA 2014, MSM 2015, MIB 2016) is Operations Program Manager at e-commerce solutions company Jagged Peak. She offered this advice to Gator graduates: “In every graduation address, you will hear plenty of eloquent speakers share their philosophy