Bachelor of Science in Accounting Articles: page 1

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

Saby Mitra, Kim Kaupe, Fiona Barnes, Cameron MacMillan and Rachelle Antoine.

How do you stay motivated?

Some days are harder than others. Hard to get up in the morning, tackle your to-do list and get in a little exercise or family time. It’s in these challenging periods that you need to find a little motivation to

Saby Mitra, Kim Kaupe, Cameron MacMillan and Rachelle Antoine.

What are you doing to invest in yourself?

Investing is an important topic covered throughout your time in business school. But beyond the usual lessons on the stock market, there’s valuable knowledge to be gained about how to invest in one of the most important things that will

Thomas Olmstead with his coffee can collection

Thomas Olmsted (BAA ’65, MBA ’71) | January 2021

Olmsted (BAA 1965, MBA 1971) retired from the accounting industry after 25 years of working at a Gainesville firm. He is an avid collector, with over 100 collections in his possession.  Read more about Olmsted and his collections, from coffee

Lara Long (BSAc, MAcc ’93) | January 2021

Long (BSAc 1993, MAcc 1993) is Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer at AGCO Corporation.  She was recently appointed to the Financial Accounting Foundation’s Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC), which advises the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on strategic