Master of Science in Finance Articles

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

Kristin Laneri Olson

Kristin (Laneri) Olson (BSBA ’04, MSF ’05) | June 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Olson (BSBA 2004, MSF 2005) recently transitioned into a new role with Wood Partners, one of the country’s largest multifamily developers, as a Development and Asset Manager covering Atlanta, Nashville, the Carolinas and southern Virginia. She is married to Matt Olson (BSCE ’05) and is the mom of three girls, ages 6, 4, and 16 months. She serves on the Boards of Directors for Kate’s Club, an Atlanta non-profit for children who have lost parents or siblings, and the Underwood

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5 reasons why taking the GRE is important for your master’s degree

Reading Time: 3 minutes Applying to graduate school is a lofty task. From writing your personal statement, updating your resume and acquiring letters of recommendation and transcripts, it can be a lot to think about and organize. As you look at the checklist for admission to a master’s program, the last thing you want to think about is taking the GRE. What’s so important about taking the test anyway? Allow us to explain why taking the GRE isn’t just our way of adding one

Adam D’Augelli

Adam D’Augelli (BSBA ’09, MSF ’10) | April 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute D’Augelli (BSBA 2009, MSF 2010) was named to CB Insights’ 2019 Top 100 Venture Capitalists list. He was ranked No. 84. CB Insights partners with The New York Times to provide an algorithmically-driven view into the question of who are the top VCs. D’Augelli is a partner at True Ventures, which he initially joined in 2009 as a part of True Ventures’ True Entrepreneur Corps fellowship program. In the True Entrepreneur Corps, he worked with B-Stock Solutions, an online marketplace helping

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GSIF continues rapid growth

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Gator Student Investment Fund (GSIF) made a $13,440 donation to the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program this spring. In 2017, the fund announced it would be making annual payments through an endowment-like structure that pays three percent of the portfolio value to the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program, which pursues the primary goal of graduating first-generation, low-income undergraduate students. GSIF, a student-managed investment fund that gives members a realistic asset management experience, has seen the fund grow to $561,667

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Warrington students say thanks

Reading Time: 4 minutes The holidays are a time of giving thanks and expressing gratitude for all we have in life. This holiday season, we asked current students what they are thankful for at the Warrington College of Business. Read what students from across our Ph.D., MBA, specialized master’s and undergraduate programs are grateful for at Warrington. Faculty “In just my first semester at the University of Florida, I am already floored at the amount of time the faculty dedicates to developing the Ph.D. students

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The demand for master’s degrees in business is rising – are you ready?

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you weren’t already considering a master’s degree in a business-related field, you might change your mind after learning that the number of companies planning to hire business school graduates in 2018 is on the rise. In fact, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) Corporate Recruiters Survey, companies across the world plan to hire graduates of master’s programs in business administration, management, finance and accounting this year – all of which you can pursue at the University of

Jet Theriac

Jet Theriac (MSF ’05) | July 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute Theriac (MSF 2005) was named to Institutional Investor’s 2018 30 Hedge Fund Rising Stars list. Theriac is Managing Partner at Lanternback Capital. He began his hedge fund career at George Weiss Associates, where he spent more than 3 years as an analyst before heading to Balyasny Asset Management. There, he was a portfolio manager and co-head of the San Francisco office. Theriac then moved to Hutchin Hill Capital, where he was a managing director of global equities, leading the group that

Eduniversal 2018 Best Master's among U.S. publics: #1 Master of Science in Management, #1 Master of Science in Real Estate, #3 Master of International Business, #3 Master of Science in Entrepreneurship, Top 5 Full-Time MBA

Five Hough master’s programs rank in top five among publics

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Programs across the Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business once again remained in the top five among public institutions in the 2018 edition of Eduniversal’s Best Master’s Ranking. For the second year, the Master of Science in Management took the No. 1 position among U.S. publics, and UF MBA’s Full-Time program remained in the No. 5 spot. The Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate was named

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GSIF gives back to scholarship program

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Gator Student Investment Fund (GSIF) made a $9,500 donation to the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program this spring. Last year, the fund announced it would be making annual payments through an endowment-like structure that pays three percent of the portfolio value to the Florida Opportunity Scholars Program, which pursues the primary goal of graduating first-generation, low-income undergraduate students. GSIF is a student-managed investment fund that gives members a realistic asset management experience. The fund currently has $500,000 assets under