2016 Articles: page 2

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David Pope (BSBA ’16) | April 2019

Pope (BSBA 2016), now retired, calls the day he graduated from the University of Florida “one of the proudest days of my life.”

Kacie Main

Kacie Main (MBA ’16) | February 2019

In September 2018, Main (MBA 2016) left her successful career to pursue her passion and dream of becoming an author. Her debut book – I Gave Up Men for Lent, the story of a jaded, hopelessly romantic, health-conscious, party girl’s

Marcus Mansfield

Marcus “Marc” Mansfield (BSAc ’16, MAcc ’16) | February 2019

Mansfield (BSAc 2016, MAcc 2016) joined James Moore & Company as an Associate Accountant in its Gainesville office and will assist with research and preparation of individual and corporate tax returns. Mansfield has over two years of tax preparation and

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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

Albie Kaminsky

Albie Kaminsky (BSBA ’13, MBA ’16) | November 2018

Kaminsky (BSBA 2013, MBA 2016) was recently named Florida’s Senior Manager of Government Affairs for Charter Communications, America’s fastest growing and second largest cable company. Previously, Kaminsky served in the Florida House of Representatives as Chief Legislative Aide to Rep. Jim

Sarah Russell

Sarah (Sykes) Russell (BABA ’16) | June 2018

Russell (BABA 2016) was recently promoted to Talent Acquisition Partner at Tech Data. She also recently married Jack Russell IV (BABA 2016).

Brett Bloomquist

Brett Bloomquist (MBA ’16) | May 2018

Bloomquist (MBA 2016) and his wife Anne recently launched Tampa Yard Greetings in Tampa, Florida. The family owned and operated business rents yard greetings for multiple occasions, including both residential and commercial uses, and are memorable ways to celebrate birthdays,

Alex Daneshmand

K. Alex Daneshmand (MBA ’16) | March 2018

Daneshmand (MBA 2016) was promoted to Lee Health’s Vice President for Quality and Safety. In his new role, Dandshmand is responsible for quality and safety across Lee Health, including hospital accreditation, certifications, national hospital grading, conformance auditing, risk assessments, and

Greg Bradley

Greg Bradley (MBA ’16) | February 2018

Bradley (MBA 2016) was named the general manager of The Edwin Hotel in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the city’s first luxury boutique hotel. He has more than 15 years of experience pioneering industry-leading brands within the luxury resort community. He previously worked with

Kike Oniwinde

Kike Oniwinde (MSM ’16) | November 2017

Oniwinde (MSM 2016) is a Business Development Executive at iwoca. She is also the CEO and Founder of BYP Network, a social media platform for black young professionals. While at UF, she was a student-athlete, and has since continued her sports