Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration Articles: page 1

14 reasons the entertainment industry will look different in 2021

Warrington alumna and Rolling Stone Culture Council member Kim Kaupe (BA ’08) shares her insights as the Co-Founder of The Superfan Company on how everything from live music, to museums, to gaming will have to adapt to the changing times.  See what Kaupe thinks will change in 2021 in this story from Rolling Stone. 

How a Master of International Business prepared this alumna for ALDI’s District Manager program

Iara Dircie (BABA, BA ’18, MIB ’19) is a graduate of the Master of International Business (MIB) program. Today, she is in ALDI’s District Manager training program. Read our interview with Iara to see how her master’s degree prepared her for her career. Q: Tell us something about yourself. Dircie: “I was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and moved to Miami, Florida at the age of four. I attended a magnet middle and high school for theater and competed on a jump

2020 40 Gators Under 40 list includes seven Warrington alumni

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington College of Business alumni made a strong showing on the second annual 40 Gators Under 40 list, with seven individuals named as honorees.    Presented by the University of Florida Alumni Association, the 40 Gators Under 40 honors alumni who are going greater in their communities and professions, continuing the tradition of the Outstanding Young Alumni event, which honored alumni achievements that positively impacted The Gator Nation from 2006-2018. Of the Warrington alumni named to the

Roxana Guevara (BABA ’19) | September 2019

Upon graduation, Guevara (BABA 2019) interned with Lowe’s Companies, Inc. at their Store Support Center (headquarters) in Mooresville, NC. At the end of her 10-week summer internship, she was offered a full-time position with the internal audit department as a Staff Auditor. Guevara looks forward to the new challenges that will arise in her position and is sure her education at the University of Florida has prepared her to succeed. Connect with her on LinkedIn. 

Rankings Roundup: How Warrington performed in 2018-2019

Over the 2018-2019 academic year, the Warrington College of Business received a number of top rankings from leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, The Economist, Eduniversal and Ivy Exec. The exceptional rankings we received from these publications affirm our strong student quality, alumni success, value of programs, faculty excellence, first-class student services, and global recognition and influence. The Warrington College of Business is a top-tier institution, and these rankings prove it. Check out our most recent

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

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 items.

Phil Schwarz (BABA ’21) | July 2019

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

Emily Roth (BABA ’18) | July 2019

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 know that I have what it takes to succeed as a lawyer.”

Melinda Barwick (BABA ’06) | July 2019

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 of the Year by the South Florida Business Journal.

Connor Lynch (BABA ’03) | July 2019

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, employee benefits, home and auto insurance. Specialized divisions include Healthcare Facility Risk Insurance, Non-Profits, Condominium & Homeowner Associations, Private Client, Hospitality Risk Consultants specializing in Restaurants & Breweries and Employee