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Brian Wagner

Brian Wagner (BSBA ’04, JD ’11) | January 2023

Wagner (BSBA ’04, JD ’11) is the Managing Director at FTI Consulting. Wagner has been providing healthcare advisory, litigation support and finance and performance improvement services to corporate clients and attorneys for more than 10 years.  Before joining FTI Consulting,

Tala A. Woods

Tala A. Woods (BSBA ’93, JD ’00) | January 2023

Tala A. Woods (BSBA ’93, JD ’00) has joined Shutts & Bowen LLP in Jacksonville, Florida as a partner in its Government Law/Public Finance practice group.  Woods focuses her practice on public finance and government law. She has represented issuers

Eduniversal 2023 Best Master's Ranking among U.S. schools. #3 master of real estate, #4 master of international business, #6 master of science in management, #8 master of science in entrepreneurship, #15 full-time MBA.

Seven University of Florida business graduate programs ranked among the top 15 in the nation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The latest rankings from Eduniversal have once again named multiple business master’s degree programs from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business among the best. On the 2023 Eduniversal Best Master’s Rankings, seven degree programs have

Brett Owens

Brett Owens (BS ’10, MSM ’11, JD ’14, MBA ’14) | January 2023

Owens (BS 2010, MSM 2011, JD 2014, MBA 2014) was elected to become a Partner at Fisher Phillips, one of the country’s preeminent labor and employment law firms representing employers.

Jay Wolszczak

Jay Wolszczak (BSBA ’90, JD ’93) | October 2022

Wolszczak (BSBA 1990, JD 1993) is the Chief Legal Officer for First Watch Restaurant Group, Inc. (“First Watch”). First Watch is an award-winning Daytime Dining restaurant concept serving made-to-order breakfast, brunch and lunch using fresh ingredients. There are more than

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In Memoriam | August 2022

Charles C. Burton, Jr. | BSAc ’48 | 1923-2022 | Burton, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, passed on July 18. Although Burton was born in Georgia, he moved to Florida shortly thereafter and spent most of his life in the Sunshine

Joseph Camerlengo Jr.

Joseph Camerlengo Jr. (BSBA ’91, JD ’94) | August 2022

Camerlengo (BSBA 1991, JD 1994) is the founding partner of the first and only specialized transportation law firm in Florida, and one of the only law firms in the country, that exclusively handles tractor trailer, bus, and commercial motor vehicle

Jay Sakalo

Jay Sakalo (BSBA ’95, JD ’98) | May 2022

Sakalo (BSBA 1995, JD 1998) was recently named Chief Executive Officer of Scott Holdings, LLC, a single-family office based in Boca Raton, Florida. Founded in 2008, Scott Holdings oversees all facets of investments, including institutional and private equity investments on

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Charles L. “Chuck” Ruffner | December 2021

Ruffner (BSBA ’54, JD ’64) is a tax attorney specializing in tax controversies with his own private practice. After one year with a CPA firm, Ruffner went to night law school and later became a trial attorney in the Department

Cheryl Gordon

Cheryl L. Gordon (BSBA ’75, JD ’78, LLM ’79) | October 2021

Gordon (BSBA 1975, JD 1978, LLM 1979) is Partner at Shumaker’s Sarasota office. She has been selected to serve as a regional leader for Shumaker’s newly established Wealth Strategies Service Line. Gordon focuses her practice on estate planning and business