Bachelor of Science in Accounting Articles: page 1

Elizabeth Castro Gulacsy

From Cuba to CFO

Elizabeth Castro Gulacsy’s life could have ended up vastly different had her parents not taken an opportunity to leave their home country of Cuba for the United States. After living under the repressive communist regime for years, Gulacsy’s parents and

Yesenia Scheker Izquierdo

Yesenia Scheker Izquierdo (BSAc, MAcc ’99) | October 2021

Scheker Izquierdo (BSAc 1999, MAcc 1999) was recently named KPMG’s New York Office Managing Partner and New York Market Hub Leader. She is the first woman and Latina in the role.  Scheker Izquierdo has over 20 years of experience providing tax

Victoria Liu

Victoria Liu (BSAc ’19, MAcc ’19) | October 2021

Liu (BSAc ’19, MAcc ’19) is Founder and CEO of Byppo Technologies.  Byppo was recently featured in an article by Business Insider as one of the “7 startups giving restaurants an alternative to DoorDash, GrubHub and UberEats.” 

Kris Wiebeck

Kris Wiebeck (BSAc ’06, MAcc ’06) | June 2021

Wiebeck (BSAcc 2006, MAcc 2006) is chief strategy officer for Baldwin Risk Partners (BRP) Group, an independent insurance and risk management advisory and distribution firm in Tampa, serving more than 600,000 clients across the country and internationally. He formerly served as the company’s CFO.

Evan Morgan

Evan Morgan (BSAc ’82) | June 2021

Morgan (BSAc 1982) is principal at the Kaufman Rossin accounting firm in Miami. He’s focused his 35 year career on income tax and compliance services for businesses, including construction, manufacturing, health care, real estate, technology and professional service firms.

Victoria Liu

Victoria Liu (BSAc ’19, MAcc ’19) | June 2021

Liu (BSAc ’19, MAcc ’19) is Founder and CEO of Byppo Technologies.  Byppo, Gainesville’s innovative local food service platform, is partnering with Aramark, a global leader of acclaimed services in food, facilities, and uniforms, to bring a revolutionary campus dining

Lillian Mills

Lillian Mills (BSAc ’80, MAcc ’81) | June 2021

Mills (BSAc 1980, MAcc 1981) was named dean of the University of Texas – Austin McCombs School of Business. Mills is the first woman to serve as permanent dean of McCombs in the school’s nearly 100-year history. She previously held

Desiree Noisette

Desiree Noisette (BSAc ’04) | May 2021

Noisette (BSAc 2004) is the founder and president of Mermosa, a wine company headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida. Mermosa is Florida’s first Black, woman-owned wine brand.  Read more about Noisette and her journey to creating Mermosa, “a vintage that symbolizes

Jacob Orlick

Accounting student honored with award for commitment to ethics

Jake Orlick is the 2020-2021 recipient of the Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award. He is the fifth recipient of this prestigious award. The Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award honors students in the

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