Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Articles

Laurie Richter Spector

Laurie Richter Spector (BSBA ’99, MS-DIS ’01, JD ’06, MBA ’10) | December 2018

Spector, a residential and commercial real estate agent with Caldwell Banker Real Estate, was recognized as a Coldwell Banker International President’s Elite Award recipient due to sales at the top 2 percent worldwide. Spector works with residential & commercial buyers and sellers in South Florida, including Boca Raton, Dania, Davie,

Barbara Ryals

Barbara Ryals (BSBA ’83) | December 2018

Ryals was awarded the 2018 Sustainer of the Year Award by the Junior League of Tampa. She has served on the board of Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation for 18 years, as well as on the boards of Tampa Bay Super Bowl Task Force, Ronald McDonald House, Tampa Museum of Art and

Rahul Kjeraji and Alejandra Carrasquilla

Two Heavener students receive competitive Gilman Scholarship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Heavener School of Business students Alejandra Carrasquilla and Rahul Kheraj received the prestigious and competitive U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Carrasquilla (BABA ‘21) and Kheraj (BSBA ‘20) were selected to receive the Gilman Scholarship for the spring of 2019. The

Leslie Kratcoski

Leslie Kratcoski (BSBA ’88, MBA ’94) | December 2018

Kratcoski has joined GMS Inc., a leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard and suspended cling systems, as Vice President, Investor Relations. Kratcoski will oversee the company’s day-to-day comprehensive, strategic investor relations program and serve as a spokesperson to the investment community on the company’s performance and corporate values. Her

Todd Hoffman

Startup success never tasted so sweet

Todd Hoffman (BSBA ’02, MS-DIS ’03) is a self-described chocoholic, which is not something you’d expect from someone who is also a triathlete. Luckily for Hoffman, he can feel less guilty indulging his sweet tooth after working up a sweat with a treat from Chloe’s Fruit, the company he also

From left to right: Xinyi Pan (BSAc), nominated by Georganne Watson; Yue Li (BSBA), nominated by Jason Ward (not pictured); Hankun Jin (MIB, MS-ISOM), nominated by Ana Portocarrero (not pictured); Sang Kyu Park (Ph.D. -Marketing), nominated by Dr. Aner Sela; Bruno Pintchovski Rodriguez (MS-ISOM), nominated by Jessica Samsom; Joe Rojo, Director of International Programs Heavener School of Business.

Five Warrington students honored by UF International Center

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Five students from the Warrington College of Business received Outstanding International Student Awards from the University of Florida International Center on November 14. The Outstanding International Student Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions.

Albie Kaminsky

Albie Kaminsky (BSBA ’13, MBA ’16) | November 2018

Kaminsky was recently named Florida’s Senior Manager of Government Affairs for Charter Communications, America’s fastest growing and second largest cable company. Previously, Kaminsky served in the Florida House of Representatives as Chief Legislative Aide to Rep. Jim Boyd focusing on tax issues and regulatory affairs. While at UF, Kaminsky served

Jonathan Mish

Jonathan Mish (BSBA ’00) | November 2018

Mish has joined ABB Optical Group as the company’s chief information officer. In his role, Mish will be responsible for overseeing the company’s IT department and leveraging technology to improve business operations and deliver effective technology services and solutions. Mish has more than 18 years of technology experience across multiple

Andrew Schultz

Andrew Schultz (BSBA ’89) | September 2018

Schultz, a Managing Director, Private Wealth Advisor at Morgan Stanley’s Miami Beach Wealth Management office, was named to Forbes Magazine’s list of America’s Top Wealth Advisors. Forbes’ Top Wealth Advisors list comprises a select group of individuals who have a minimum of seven years of industry experience.  The ranking, developed by Forbes’ partner

Lorna E. Brown-Burton

Lorna E. Brown-Burton (BSBA ’84) | September 2018

Brown-Burton joined Ft. Lauderdale-based law firm Lubell Rosen as a partner. Her primary area of practice is workers’ compensation defense, having represented employers, self-insureds and carriers for 30 years. Brown-Burton also has experience in the area of labor and employment and social security disability. She is a member of the