2017 Articles: page 1

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

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Donghui Wu (MBA ’17) | March 2021

Wu (MBA 2017) has been named Vice President of Data Science and Analytics Officer at Southwestern Health Resources. Wu was previously with Texas Health for two years, infusing machine learning and artificial intelligence in all aspects of the hospital system’s

Vedant Patel

Vedant Patel (MBA ’17) | January 2021

Patel (MBA 2017) has been named Assistant White House Press Secretary by President-elect Joe Biden. Patel served as Regional Communications Director on the Biden-Harris Campaign. During President-elect Biden’s primary campaign, Patel served as the Nevada and Western Primary-States Communications Director.

Scott Raffa

Scott Raffa (MBA ’17) | January 2021

Raffa (MBA 2017), spine surgery expert and neurosurgeon at the Memorial Neuroscience Institute, has extended his medical practice to Boca Raton with Dr. Daniel Aghion where patients now can be seen for a variety of spine disorders.  Raffa is a

Nelly Wilson sitting on a bike outside of Google's headquarters.

Nelly Wilson (BSBA ’17, MS-ISOM ’19) | November 2020

Wilson (BSBA 2017, MS-ISOM 2019) was promoted to Cloud Consultant specializing in infrastructure and data analytics at Google after completing the Cloud Technical Residency, a one year rotational program through four different technical roles within Google Cloud.  As part of

Brian Hasson

Brian Hasson (DBA ’17) | August 2020

Dr. Brian Hasson (DBA 2017) was recently hired as an assistant professor of accounting at Appalachian State University. Previously, he was an assistant professor at Florida Southern College.  “Happy to be in the High Country!” he said. “It’s beautiful here

Kyle Paxton

Kyle Paxton (BSAc ’17, MAcc ’17) | August 2019

Paxton (BSAc 2017, MAcc 2017), a CPA, has been promoted to Senior Accountant in James Moore’s Gainesville office. He will prepare personal, corporate and partnership tax returns. He will also be responsible for directing and reviewing the tax work of Associate

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Brian Antigua (BSAc ’17, MAcc ’19) | August 2019

Antigua (BSAc 2017, MAcc 2019) joined James Moore’s Gainesville office as a staff accountant, where he will provide a range of tax accounting services. 

Loren Parra

Loren Parra (MBA ’17) | August 2019

Parra (MBA 2017) is the Director of the George Barley Water Prize, a $10 million science prize, and the largest of its kind, from The Everglades Foundation. The program catalyzes innovation to develop technologies that remove phosphorus from water, the

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Peachaya Wongpiya (MSE ’17) | July 2019

Wongpiya (MSE 2017) is Managing Director at A-Team Precision Company Limited. She recently moved into the role after serving as Sales Manager and Quality Management Representative at the same company. “After graduation, I’ve taken several roles in this company and