Bachelor of Science in Business Administration 1986 Articles: page 1

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In Memoriam | March 2023

Margaret Ann Wilson | MAcc ’63 | 1932-2023 | Wilson, of Summerfield, North Carolina, passed on February 25. After receiving a graduate degree in accounting from UF, Wilson earned her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license. She spent her career at

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In Memoriam | February 2023

Sigmund Levine | BSBA ’49 | 1925-2023 | Levine, of Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey, passed on January 28. Although Levine was born in Florida, he grew up in Israel and lived in many other places around the world, including Egypt

Robert Stern

Robert Stern (BSBA ’86, JD ’90) | February 2023

Stern (BSBA ’86, JD ’90) is a Partner and Attorney for Trenam Law and has been appointed to the Southwest Florida Water Management District by Governor Ron DeSantis.  At Trenam Law, Stern represents clients in all aspects of real estate,

Ben Malik

Ben Malik (BSBA ’86) | September 2022

Malik (BSBA ’86) recently joined Truist Bank as a vice president/commercial banker. Most recently, Malik was vice president/commercial relationship manager at SouthState Bank. Malik, who also is mayor of Cocoa Beach, is active with the Cocoa Beach Kiwanis Foundation Inc. and is a

Tom McGurk

Tom McGurk (BSBA ’86) | May 2020

McGurk (BSBA 1986) is a Managing Director with BluWave, LP, a consulting firm servicing the PE industry. He joined the firm in late 2016 while it was in “stealth mode,” and has been responsible for client growth and account management

Suzanne Hill

Suzanne Barto Hill (BSBA ’86) | June 2018

Hill (BSBA 1986) was named a member of Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell’s Executive Committee. In this role, she will participate in the oversight of the strategic direction and growth of the firm, as well as establish firm policy. Hill represents

John Ward

John Ward (BSBA ’85, BSBA ’86) | March 2018

Ward (BSBA 1985, BSBA 1986) was recently added as a member of the Investment Management Due Diligence Association (IMDDA), an investor-based organization dedicated to the professionals who investigate facts concerning investment programs. He is the Managing Director of Alternative Asset Advisory

Thomas Wert

Thomas Wert (BSBA ’86) | January 2018

Wert (BSBA 1986), a board-certified construction lawyer at Dean Mead, was elected without opposition to the board of governors of the Florida Bar for the Ninth Judicial Circuit. His practice focuses on business and commercial litigation, construction law, real estate

Mike McCoy (BSBA ’86) | September 2016

Mike (BSBA 1986) was recently named Sarasota-Manatee market president at Bank of America. In his new role, Mike will work across Sarasota and Manatee counties to connect Bank of America’s business lines to deliver integrated financial services to individuals, families, and

Robert Stern (BSBA ’86, JD ’90) | March 2015

Robert (BSBA 1986, JD 1990), a Shareholder at Trenam Kemker, was appointed to the University of Florida’s Board of Trustees by Governor Rick Scott. Robert joined Trenam Kemker in 1990, and represents clients in all aspects of real estate, distressed