November 2021 Wire Articles: page 1

Man's hand holding the cover of UF's Due Diligence magazine.

UF Bergstrom Center launches Due Diligence magazine

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Kelley A. Bergstrom Real Estate Center has launched Due Diligence, a print and digital magazine featuring Florida’s most relevant commercial real estate research. Due Diligence is a product of the Bergstrom Center’s Applied

Impacting the globe through the military and medicine

After 27 years of military service, Paul Gourley and his wife, Melissa, had a difficult decision to make. Gourley was mulling retirement and a return to the civilian world and ultimately decided that was the best move for him and

Turning a technical passion into a career in the Navy

Sam Lopez always knew he wanted to be involved in a technical career. The Bronx, NY native just wasn’t sure what it would look like. After graduating from high school in St. Petersburg, Fla. in 1995, Lopez (MBA ’12, DBA

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New program prepares students for careers in wealth management

This fall, students at the Warrington College of Business and across the University of Florida will have the opportunity to hone their wealth management skills thanks to a new program dedicated to the subject. Warrington’s wealth management program is designed

Elizabeth Castro Gulacsy

From Cuba to CFO

Elizabeth Castro Gulacsy’s life could have ended up vastly different had her parents not taken an opportunity to leave their home country of Cuba for the United States. After living under the repressive communist regime for years, Gulacsy’s parents and

Peter Sealey funded a professorship in marketing

Giving back to the future of marketing

Peter Sealey’s successful marketing career was highlighted by managing the Coca-Cola marketing team that came up with the company’s iconic polar bears commercials. His education began with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida, a Master’s degree from Yale

Warrington graduates who were hired at Procter and Gamble.

Corporate Partnerships: Procter & Gamble

As the largest consumer goods company in the world, Procter & Gamble is overwhelmed with college students applying for jobs every year. And while they hire the best talent from anywhere in the world, Procter & Gamble has seen a

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Warrington restructures advisory board to lean on active leadership

Warrington is reorganizing its Advisory Council to lean on prominent business leaders around the world. In his first year as dean, Saby Mitra noticed the opportunity to engage with industry executives and continue to strengthen the College’s position as a

Pozen Scholars (from left) Fedia Deshommes, Alexandrea Perkins, Brandon Harris and Daniel Mbeyah.

Four diverse UF MBA students receive scholarship as inaugural class of Pozen Scholars

A generous gift from Robert Pozen, a faculty member at the MIT Sloan School of Management and former vice chairman of Fidelity Investments, has alleviated the financial barriers to earning a UF MBA for four full-time students. Fedia Deshommes (MBA

25 Years of the Warrington College of Business: A Tribute to Al Warrington

In 1996, Al Warrington made his first of several major gifts to the University of Florida’s then College of Business Administration. His initial gift of $12 million established an endowment for the college and provided much-needed support for the faculty.