Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Articles

Rebecca Reynolds Russell

Rebecca Reynolds-Russell (BSBA ’99) | December 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Reynolds-Russell (BSBA 1999) is Vice President, Government and Not-for-Profit Banking, at JPMorgan Chase. She was recently appointed to the Florida Development Finance Corporation (FDFC) by Governor Ron DeSantis. The FDFC works to help fund for-profit and non-profit businesses through the issuance of industrial revenue bonds. 

Charlie Paulk

The gift of giving: Charlie Paulk

Reading Time: 3 minutes The holiday season is one many look forward to year after year. With its warm feelings of home, family and friends, it inspires giving back to those who have impacted our lives in positive and profound ways. This holiday season, we spoke with two Warrington College of Business alumni that have given back to their alma matter – one who has been giving for 43 years, and another who made their first donation this year. See what inspires Charlie Paulk

Emily Fodor

The gift of giving: Emily Fodor

Reading Time: 2 minutes The holiday season is one many look forward to year after year. With its warm feelings of home, family and friends, it inspires giving back to those who have impacted our lives in positive and profound ways. This holiday season, we spoke with two Warrington College of Business alumni that have given back to their alma matter – one who has been giving for 43 years, and another who made their first donation this year. See what inspires Charlie Paulk

Christian Martinez

Christian Martinez (BSBA ’98) | November 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Martinez (BSBA 1998) has been named regional president for Compass Florida. Based at Compass’ Miami Beach office, Martinez is focusing on growing the brokerage’s business throughout the state and overseeing its operations. Previously, he was interim country director – Mexico, and head of sales, U.S. multicultural, for Facebook. Before that, he held senior management roles at Univision. 

Evan Jenkins

Evan Jenkins (BSBA ’83) | November 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jenkins (BSBA 1983) was named Chief Justice for the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia beginning in 2021.  Jenkins was appointed to the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia by Governor Jim Justice on August 25, 2018, and took the oath of office on October 1. Justice Jenkins was elected on November 6, 2018, to fill the seat vacated by the retirement of Justice Robin Davis until the end of that term on December 31, 2024. At the time

Mary Jane Brunel leans against one of her commercial property windows in Gainesville, FL

Mary Jane Brunel (BSBA ’00) | November 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Brunel (BSBA 2000) is Commercial Real Estate Specialist, CCIM with Portal Realty in Gainesville, Florida. She earned her CCIM in 2015. In her role she does corporate and local site selection as well as investment real estate.  “My heartfelt thanks to Dr. Archer and the Warrington College of Business!” she said. 

Carlos Alfonso

Carlos Alfonso (BSBA ’18, MSRE ’19) | October 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alfonso (BSBA 2018, MSRE 2019) is a Tenant Representation Broker at The Shopping Center Group. As a tenant representation broker, Alfonso is responsible for site selection, lease negotiations and other brokerage services for regional and national tenants, including Sprouts Farmers Market, Bed Bath & Beyond and LA Fitness.

Gessie Lipscomb

Gessie Lipscomb (BSBA ’01) | October 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lipscomb (BSBA 2001) is a Financial Advisor with Centennial Bank. She is a Certified Financial Planner who has dedicated more than a decade to providing her clients with the guidance to better align their financial and lifestyle goals. Prior to joining Centennial Bank, she served as a wealth advisor at Wealth Advisors of Tampa Bay.

Paul Carr

Paul Carr (BSBA ’00, MSF ’02) | October 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Carr (BSBA 2000, MSF 2002) was hired as Executive Managing Director, Investment Services at Colliers International Tampa Bay. In his new role, Carr will focus on representing institutional and private investors in the acquisition and disposition of income-producing office properties along the west coast of Florida. During his career, Carr has been directly involved in commercial real estate sales totaling over $2.4 billion, including over 14 million square feet and $1.5 billion of office and industrial sales throughout Florida. He

Nicole Malik

Nicole Malik (BSBA ’05, MBA ’07) | October 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Malik (BSBA 2005, MBA 2007) is the president and founder of Hook & Porter Media, a digital media company. Leveraging her 15+ years of marketing experience, Malik grew the organization to a multi-six figure business within a year of its opening in 2018. It encompasses 11 websites with a global reach of over 5 million readers, including the popular food site, Delicious Everyday, and a travel site, Wandertooth.  Connect with her in LinkedIn.