Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration Articles

Oren Kantor

Oren Kantor (BA ’10, MSE ’11) | July 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Kantor (BA 2010, MSE 2011) recently launched Perfect Practice by OKH Sports, a golf training aid product line. He was also honored as the No. 3 company at the 2018 Gator100 Awards for his business, Salon’s Choice, an Amazon reseller of beauty products, and more recently, grocery, nutritional and apparel

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Phil Schwarz (BABA ’21) | July 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Schwarz (BABA 2021) is director at Amerihealth Caritas, which will soon be entering the North Carolina and New Hampshire areas.

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Emily Roth (BABA ’18) | July 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Roth (BABA 2018) is currently in law school at the University of Miami. “I am so happy that I chose to major in Business Administration,” she said. “As a law student who is interested in business law, I am confident in my abilities that I learned at UF, and I

Melinda Barwick

Melinda Barwick (BABA ’06) | July 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Barwick (BABA 2006) is CFO of Bolay. She was named to the 2019 South Florida Business Journal 40 Under 40 list as an “influential leader from Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties who exhibited outstanding success in business and contributions to their communities.” Earlier in 2019, she was named CFO

Connor Lynch

Connor Lynch (BABA ’03) | July 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Lynch (BABA 2003) was named CEO of Plastridge Insurance in Delray Beach, Florida. Founded in 1919, the company has been doing business for 70 years in the hands of the same family. Plastridge Insurance has offices in Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens and Stuart providing business, commercial property,

Allie Carrasquilla at the United Nations in Europe

Allie in Antibes: Reflections on France

Reading Time: 5 minutes Last December, Heavener students Rahul Kheraj and Allie Carrasquilla were awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to the United States’ national security and economic prosperity. Upon returning from their respective trips

Laura Santiago

Laura Santiago (BABA ’09, MIB ’10) | May 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Santiago (BABA 2009, MIB 2010) received a promotion as Program Management Head for Supply Chain Finance at Citi Bank.

Joe Ketterer and his son Hunter Ketterer kick down the first pallet in a chain of 1,500.

Joe Ketterer (BABA ’04, MHA ’06) | April 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Ketterer (BABA 2004, MHA 2006) and a group of volunteers set a world record for “most pallets toppled in domino fashion” as part of an effort to raise the profile of the Yakima Schools Foundation and its annual Celebrate Our Youth breakfast fundraiser. Ketterer, former Yakima Schools Foundation board president,

Rahul Kjeraji and Alejandra Carrasquilla

Two Heavener students receive competitive Gilman Scholarship

Reading Time: 1 minute GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Heavener School of Business students Alejandra Carrasquilla and Rahul Kheraj received the prestigious and competitive U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Carrasquilla (BABA ‘21) and Kheraj (BSBA ‘20) were selected to receive the Gilman Scholarship for the spring of 2019. The

Joe Ketterer

Joe Ketterer (BABA ’04, MHA ’06) | December 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute Ketterer (BABA 2004, MHA 2006) was named Senior Director of Physician Practices for Astria Health. In his role, Ketterer will work directly with the Astria Health Hospital CEOs to provide physician practice administration for the Astria Medical Group and the Astria Health Centers. Ketterer most recently served as Administrator, Physician Practice