April 2024 Wire Articles: page 1

Chris McGibbon

Solving the real estate puzzle

For his first three years as an undergraduate student at the University of Maryland, Chris McGibbon (MBA ’01) thought following in his father’s footsteps into a career in chemistry was a stable path to follow. An internship experience with a

Large group of students in front of a building with glass windows

UF Warrington expands wealth management program with Charles Schwab Foundation partnership

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Warrington College of Business students interested in pursuing a career in wealth management will now have expanded access to professional development opportunities thanks to a new partnership with Schwab Advisor Services and the Charles

Investing in the future

Cade Kurland enrolled at Florida with the goal of being a professional baseball player one day, but he also wanted to have a backup plan in place. Kurland grew up in Tampa where his parents stressed the importance of saving

Paul Madsen sits behind a Monopoly board.

Accounting isn’t a game, but learning it can be

Cheers and groans echo through Gerson Hall. Following the noise, passersby may be surprised to discover a classroom of graduate students playing boardgames. The competitors aren’t turning Gerson into a recreation center, though – class is in session. Deloitte Foundation

Avani Desai

The unpredictable road to becoming CEO

Career fairs can be scary. Attendees have just 60 seconds to impress recruiters from hundreds of companies with their resumes and elevator pitches. But if Avani Desai (BS-ISOM ’02) hadn’t gone, she wouldn’t have started down the career path that