UF MBA 2011 Articles: page 1

Maria Suarez

Maria T. Suarez (MBA ’11) | July 2022

Suarez (MBA 2011) joined PropertyForce, an investment firm focused on reinventing the process of real estate investing, as Director of Marketing and Communications. She will be responsible for developing the company’s internal communications strategy, social media, and brand management. Previously,

Donna Fellows-Coffey

Donna Fellows-Coffey (MBA ’11) | March 2022

Fellows-Coffey (MBA 2011) recently accepted the position of Chief Operating Officer at Maria Bates Law. Maria Bates Law has offices in Orlando, Tampa Bay, and Washington, D.C., and offers services in business law, nonprofit law, food and farm law, family

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Patrick Howard (MBA ’11) | July 2019

Howard (MBA 2011) recently joined Proofpoint, one of the leading cybersecurity firms in the world, as a Senior Named Account Manager in Denver, Colorado. In his role, he helps customers protect their organizations, their customers and business partners from cyber

Mike Schuette

Mike Schuette (MBA ’11) | May 2019

Schuette (MBA 2011) is founder and CEO of GCI Water Solutions, an environmentally friendly and innovative process to treat the production water from the oil and gas industry to a reusable/recyclable state. The company was recently awarded the Best Small

Vijay Vaswani

Vijay Vaswani (MBA ’11) | February 2019

Vaswani (MBA 2011) was promoted to partner at Bennett Thrasher LLP. He specializes in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures for private equity firms and strategic investors. Vaswani is also a Board Member for the BT Foundation, chairing the communications committee.

John Pacifici

John Pacifici (MBA ’11) | September 2018

Pacifici (MBA 2011) has joined Wade Trim’s Water Resources Market Segment as a Senior Project Manager. He is based in the Tampa office and is tasked with providing technical planning, design and construction support on various water resource projects, as

Sean Deviney

Sean Deviney (MBA ’11) | January 2018

Deviney (MBA 2011) was promoted from financial planner to director of retirement plan consulting at Provenance Wealth Advisors (PWA), based in Ft. Lauderdale. He is responsible for all aspects of PWA’s corporate retirement plans division. Connect with him on LinkedIn.

Michael McManus

Michael McManus (MBA ’11) | November 2017

  McManus (MBA 2011) was given the Oticon Focus on People Award for his accomplishments and contributions as an outstanding individual with hearing loss. A lieutenant commander in the U.S. Marine Corps, McManus served in Kuwait during the first Gulf

John Pacifici (BSEN ’96, MBA ’11) | December 2016

John (BSEN 1996, MBA 2011) was named a Senior Supervising Engineer at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization. Based in the company’s Tampa office, John will be responsible for the growth of the firm’s water and

Matt Klein (MBA ’11) | November 2016

Matt (MBA 2011) was named Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Spirit Airlines. In his new role, Matt will lead revenue and marketing strategy, managing Spirit’s Network Planning, Pricing & Revenue Management and Consumer Marketing teams. Matt most recently