Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Articles

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. 

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Clifford Stern (BSBA ’76) | October 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Stern (BSBA 1976) is retiring from a 43 year career in information technology. Most recently, he was an IT Specialist (Operating Systems) at Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). He will be spending time with his grandson and doing volunteer work.  Connect with him on LinkedIn. 

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Daniel Nielubowicz (MSM ’15) | October 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Nielubowicz (MSM 2015) and wife Hailey (BSBA Finance 2011) are pleased to announce the adoption of their children Van, 6, and Maggie, 4. Nielubowicz is currently a PhD candidate at Clemson University.  Connect with him on LinkedIn.     

Heather Conley

Heather Conley (BSBA ’89) | September 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Conley (BSBA 1989) was named the Director of Marketing and Membership at the Florida Senior Living Association. She brings 20 years of experience in marketing and communications for environmental protection, elections and education sectors. The Florida Senior Living Association serves professionally managed senior living communities offering independent, assisted living and memory care services. 

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Alex King (BSBA ’97) | September 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 and future earning potential. Read more about the company from Markets Insider and Crain’s Chicago Business. 

Kristen Yates

Kristen M. Yates (BSBA ’06) | September 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Yates (BSBA 2006) joined Silverman Schermer practice as a senior associate. Her practice is devoted primarily to estate and gift planning and trust and estate administration. Yates also has extensive corporate transactional experience and works with business owners and management in a variety of business matters, including representing both buyers and sellers in lower and middle market transactions, and preparing operating agreements, shareholder agreements and employment agreements. Yates’ tax background has helped her serve clients in a variety of matters, including

Adam Silverman

Adam Silverman (BSBA ’92) | September 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Silverman (BSBA 1992) recently opened law firm Silverman Schermer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Silverman Schermer focuses its practice on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, wealth preservation and estate planning. Silverman is a transactional lawyer with expertise in a wide range of corporate law and governance matters, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, reorganizations, joint ventures, business combinations, complex contract drafting and negotiation, and federal income taxation.  Specializing in middle market mergers and acquisitions, his experience is extensive on both buy-

Cliff Wilson

Cliff Wilson (BSBA ’04) | September 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Wilson (BSBA 2004) was named the CEO of Southern Tennessee Regional Health System’s (STRHS) Winchester and Sewanee campuses. He previously served as chief operating officer and ethics and compliance office at the hospital since April 2017. In addition to his most recent role as COO, Wilson also served as interim CEO of the STRHS-Lawrenceburg campus from November 2018 to March 2019. A long-time leader within LifePoint Health, Wilson served in several roles at Rockdale Medical Center, a former LifePoint facility