Master of Science in Management Articles

Natasha Herrera

NATASHA HERRERA (MSM ’13)

Herrera joined the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall’s marketing department in press and public relations. Previously, she spent two years as the marketing manager for the Reilly Arts Center and Ocala Symphony Orchestra.

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

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

Lindsay Brennan

LINDSAY BRENNAN (MSM ’06)

Brennan was named Marketing Manager for Automation at Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, a leading global supplier of equipment and tools, services and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. She will define and drive the Sandvik marketing strategy for Automation and Digitalization.

Catrina Markwalter

CATRINA MARKWALTER (MSM ’03)

Markwalter was added as a partner at Taylor English Duma in the firm’s litigation and construction practice groups. Her practice covers an extensive range of industries including matters related to business formation, contract negotiations and disputes, entity restructuring, business torts and financial disputes.

Simone Alicia

SIMONE ALICIA (MSM ’04)

Dr. Alicia, The Self-Esteem Doctor, is the president and CEO of her own self-esteem coaching company in South Florida. She is an inspirational speaker and mindset coach. After graduating from UF, she returned to Miami where she built her business, received an Honorary Doctorate and was named to Legacy Magazine’s

Brian Biada

BRIAN BIADA (MSM ’13)

Biada wrote a book about his experience from 2009-2012 as a Florida Gator’s walk-on football player titled “Gator Walk: How to Walk-On and Not Crawl Off.” Read more about the book and Biada’s experience on FloridaGators.com.

Matthew Scafidi

MATTHEW SCAFIDI (MSM ’04)

After almost three years as Digital Manager for Atlanta Magazine, Scafidi is now the Advertising Operations Manager at Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

Brian Wilhelm

BRIAN WILHELM (MSM ’08)

Wilhelm opened Providence Benefit Solutions LLC in Tampa, Florida with his partner in 2017. Providence Benefit Solutions LLC is a full service health benefits brokerage and financial advising firm. The team provides its clients with focused solutions that are derived from the client’s business and industry needs. With a keen

KIKE ONIWINDE (MSM ’16)

Oniwinde is a Business Development Executive at iwoca. She is also the CEO and Founder of BYP Network, a social media platform for black young professionals. While at UF, she was a student-athlete, and has since continued her sports career as a javelin thrower for England. Connect with Oniwinde on

SPENCER PYLANT (MSM ’12)

Pylant will join the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce as director of government affairs. He most recently was communications and government relations liaison for Pasco County Schools.