Bachelor of Science in Business Administration 1987 Articles: page 1

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In Memoriam | December 2022

Oscar H. Barbery | BSBA ’50 | 1927-2022 | Barbery, of Tampa, Florida, passed on November 16. After graduating high school, he served in the Army before moving onto UF, where he earned his degree in Business Administration. Barbery was

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In Memoriam | July 2022

Charles Kerekes | BSBA ’50 | 1925-2022 | Kerekes, of Clearwater, Florida, passed on May 30. Born in Ft. Pierce, Florida, he served in the Navy during WWII as an EOD technician and later graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in

Bill Rogner

Bill Rogner (BSBA ’87) | August 2022

Rogner (BSBA 1987)  is the founder of HR Law, P.A. After graduating from UF Warrington, Rogner went on to UF’s Levin College of Law. After graduating in 1990, Rogner practiced briefly with another firm before founding his current firm, which

Cynthia Rignanese

Cynthia Crofoot Rignanese (BSBA ’87, JD ’90) | June 2021

Rignanese (BSBA 1987, JD 1990) is the founder and senior managing law partner at Rignanese & Associates. This year, she is celebrating 30 years of practicing law in Polk County.  Rignanese has received numerous awards for her outstanding professional accomplishments

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Kevin Dyer (BSBA ’87) | May 2021

Dyer (BSBA 1987) is Vice President with Goldman Sachs. He has been in the investment business since 1987, with the last 17 years being at Goldman Sachs. He leads a team that looks after north of $2 billion for a

Yvonne Yegge

Yvonne Yegge (BSBA ’87, JD ’90) | March 2018

Yegge (BSBA 1987, JD 1990) is Senior Attorney for NextEra Energy, a Fortune 200 energy company located in Juno Beach, Florida. She handles property tax matters for the company’s renewable energy and regulated assets in 32 states.

Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith (BSBA ’87) | November 2017

Smith (BSBA 1987) was elected to the Board of Directors of the Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation at their annual members meeting during the 2017 Las Vegas Convention in August 2017. The Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation was established in 1951 as

Jim Oleary

James L. O’Leary (BSBA ’87) | September 2017

O’Leary (BSBA 1987) has been appointed the President and Chief Operating Officer of Haskell, a Jacksonville-based architecture, engineering and construction firm. Since starting with Haskell in 1989, O’Leary has worked on over 150 projects with Frito-Lay. In addition, he has worked

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David Wolf (BSBA ’87) | July 2017

Wolf (BSBA 1987) published his 11th book titled Watching Out for Motorcyclists -Freedom, Liberty, and Justice – Legal Rights of Injured Bikers. The book covers common issues and challenges in the aftermath of a motorcycle accident. As a partner of the

Cynthia Crofoot Rignanese

Cynthia Crofoot Rignanese (BSBA ’87, JD ’90) | December 2016

Cynthia (BSBA 1987, JD 1990)  founded the Winter Haven Women’s Bar Association, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Cynthia, an estate planning attorney in Winter Haven, was re-elected as the organization’s President for the 2016-17 administrative year.