2017 Articles: page 1

Tom Arnold

Tom Arnold (BSBA ’80, JD ’83, DBA ‘17) | April 2024

Arnold (BSBA 1980, JD 1983, DBA 2017) was recently appointed as the founding dean of the Patty Arvielo School of Business and Management at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, California. He will begin on June 1.  As founding dean, Arnold

Grant Sinnott

Grant Sinnott (BA ’15, MSF ’17) | December 2023

Sinnott (BA 2015, MSF 2017) recently joined Kemp Anderson Consulting as a quantitative analyst and data scientist. Before stepping into his new role, Sinnott worked for over six years at Bank of America, where he was responsible for quantitative analytics.

Xavier Richardson

Xavier Richardson (BA ’11, BM ‘11, MSE ‘17) | September 2023

Richardson (BA ’11, BM ‘11, MSE ‘17) recently took on the challenge of providing free internet to over 100,000 Miami-Dade students and families as the Miami Connected Fellow and Senior Associate at The Miami Foundation. In just 19 months, he

David Starr

David Starr (BSMP ’16, MSE ’17) | July 2023

Starr (BSMP ’16, MSE ’17) moved to New York upon graduating, where he worked for The Wall Street Journal, NBC and Business Insider. He is also the founder of VELT (www.getvelt.com), a cognitive health brand for hard-working professionals. VELT’s flagship

Jon Reaves

Jon Reaves (MBA ’17) | June 2023

Reaves (MBA ’17) recently joined Orlando City SC and Orlando Pride as Senior Director of Brand Alliances. In his new role, Reaves will lead the Partnerships team for both the MLS and NWSL clubs. With a 12+ year career in

Lilly Leas Ferreira

Lilly Leas Ferreira (MBA ’17) | April 2023

Ferreira (MBA ’17) has released her new children’s book, Life and Lilly. Illustrated by the Lilly Pulitzer Print Studio, this book takes readers on bike, board and blade through a tour of Palm Beach, Fl. Ferreira is currently a realtor

Jinxin Yang

Jinxin Yang (MIB ’17) | August 2022

Yang (MIB 2017) is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Strategy at the University of Houston-Downtown.  “Without the amazing experience at UF as an ‘all-i-gator,’ I would not have been an ‘ed-u-gator’ at UHD aiming to help those students walking in

Michael Todd

Michael Todd (MSM ’17) | August 2022

Todd (MSM 2017) was recently promoted to a Senior Product Manager. He oversees SumTotal’s career mobility and internal development product strategy, and is bringing an innovative skilling product to market later this year. Outside of work he is a national

Disha Singla

Disha Singla (MSE ’17) | August 2021

Singla (MSE 2017) is the co-founder of Supreme Incubator, an early-stage venture builder ecosystem with a pre-seed incubation program, mentor network and investor network. Supreme Incubator has graduated 20 startups since it began in 2019. It currently has 11 startups

Jinxin Yang

Jinxin Yang (MIB ’17) | June 2021

Yang (MIB 2017) is completing his Ph.D. in management at the University of Texas at El Paso, where he also teaches courses in organizational behavior and human resources.  “UF refreshed my life and prepared me for my career development in