Bachelor of Science in Business Administration 1997 Articles: page 1

Jason W. Smith

Jason Smith (BSBA ’97, MBA ’02) | July 2023

Smith (BSBA ’97, MBA ’02) is the head of Dealer Commercial Services for Truist. In his role, Smith provides thought leadership, and client-focused and value-adding solutions to new franchised automotive dealership groups. He is responsible for the strategy and oversight

Todd Smith

Todd Smith (BSBA ’97) | June 2022

Smith (BSBA 1997) has been named the Chief Financial Officer for Wheels Up Experience, the leading provider of “on demand” private aviation in the United States and one of the largest private aviation companies in the world. At Wheels Up, Smith will

Robert Klein

Robert Klein (BSBA ’97) | January 2021

Klein (BSBA 1997) was recently appointed Chief Financial Officer at Postal Realty Trust.  Klein joins Postal Realty Trust with extensive experience in corporate finance, capital markets and real estate operations stemming from his over 20-year career. Prior to joining Postal

Ryan Rothstein

Ryan Rothstein (BSBA ’97) | July 2020

Rothstein (BSBA 1997) was promoted to president and general manager of WPTZ-TV/WNNE-TV, the Hearst Television duopoly of NBC and CW affiliates serving the Burlington, Vermont/Plattsburgh, New York, television market. Previously, Rothstein served as general sales manager of WPBF-TV in West

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Alex King (BSBA ’97) | September 2019

King (BSBA 1997) is an advisor and investor in Chicago. Most recently, he’s been lending his expertise to A.M. Money, a student loan company that provides low-interest, no-cosigner loans to low and middle-income Chicago college students based on academic performance

Lynn Maria Thompson author speaker in tiger jacket with cat

Lynn Maria Thompson (BSBA ’79) | March 2019

Thompson (BSBA 1979) is the President of Thompson Writing & Editing. She is releasing a book, The Feline CEO, that discusses business leadership from a fresh perspective: through the lens of cat behavior! It combines 30+ years of cat ownership

Jim DiCesaro

Jim DiCesaro (BABA ’97) | April 2018

DiCesaro (BABA 1997) has joined Skyway Capital Markets, a Tampa-based boutique investment baking firm, as a managing director. DiCesaro has more than 20 years of experience in Capital Markets including investment banking and equity research.  His focus for the past 15 years

Tillie Borchers

Tillie Galan Borchers (BSBA ’97) | March 2018

Borchers (BSBA 1997) was named Director of Investments at Civitas Capital Group. At Civitas, she manages a fund dedicated to making impactful real estate investments in Dallas, Texas. The Civitas family of companies offers a range of real estate and credit

The Honorable Hunter Carroll (BSBA ’97, BA ’97, JD ’00) | February 2016

Judge Hunter Carroll (BSBA 1997, BA 1997, JD 2000) was recently appointed to the 12th Judicial Circuit Court by Governor Rick Scott. He previously practiced at the law firms Matthews Eastmoore, Carlton & Carroll and Carlton Fields. At the time

Robert Noroña (BSBA ’97) | July 2015

Robert (BSBA 1997) was named Senior Vice President at Ocean Bank. He was previously the manager of the bank’s Small Business Lending Department. Robert joined Ocean Bank in 1997 as a credit analyst.