2017 Articles: page 2

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

Clare O'Donnell

Clare O’Donnell (BA ’17) | July 2019

O’Donnell (BA 2017) is Director of Marketing at Terrapin Ridge Farms. “My education from Warrington, especially my study abroad experience, gave me skills that I didn’t even know I needed or had,” she said. “The past 2 years at Terrapin

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Larry Cruz (MBA ’17) | July 2019

Cruz (MBA 2017) is Assistant Vice President at Citigroup. Since his time at UF, Cruz has been selected by Citigroup management to participate in the company’s 2018 Talent Development Program held in New York City, which helped him further showcase

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Rianna Wasson (BSBA ’17) | July 2019

Wasson (BSBA 2017) recently joined Chico’s FAS as a Specialist, Learning & Development, where she builds and designs training materials and programs for corporate and field employees. “I love being able to make learning fun and engaging, while still being

Lilly Leas Ferreira

Lilly Leas Ferreira (MBA ’17) | July 2019

Ferreira (MBA 2017) was appointed the general manager of The Royal Poinciana Plaza, an upscale mall in Palm Beach known for its food, fashion and entertainment. In her role, she is responsible for the property’s success and serving as a

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Zoltan Gyulasi (BSBA ’17, MS-ISOM ’18) | March 2019

Gyulasi (BSBA 2017, MS-ISOM 2018) is a Business Technology Analyst at Deloitte. He was named the Actualize Development Program President in 2018.

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Shane Metzler (BSAc ’17, MAcc ’17) | February 2019

Metzler (BSAc 2017, MAcc 2017) has been promoted to Senior Accountant in James Moore & Company’s Gainesville office. He will be responsible for directing and reviewing the audit work of Associate and Staff Accountants and will participate in various phases

Adrielle Conner

Adrielle L. Conner (BSBA ’17) | June 2018

Conner (BSBA 2017) was awarded Bradley Arant Boult Cummings’ annual diversity scholarship as part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. The scholarship promotes the education of well-qualified law students who reflect the diversity

Danielle Shu

Danielle Shu (BABA ’17) | June 2018

Shu (BABA 2017) is the Academic Assistant 1 at the University of Florida Department of Food and Resource Economics. She began her career in higher education as an Undergraduate Advisor in September 2017 at the University of Florida’s College of