UF MBA Articles

Executive MBA students in a classroom listening to Professor Amir Erez

UF MBA Executive Program ranked among top 25 in North America

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Executive MBA program at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business was ranked among the top 25 programs in North America on the 2019 QS Global EMBA Rankings. Out of 59 executive MBA programs in North America, the UF MBA Executive program was ranked No.

Peili Stroud

Transforming from a contributor to a driver

After working as a general manager for Asian chain restaurant Panda Express for almost five years, Peili Stroud (MBA ’19) was looking to make a career transition. She had been running five different stores in Central Florida and knew she wanted to transition into a new career that could help

John Yanes

John Yanes (MHS/MBA ’88) | April 2019

Yanes (MHS/MBA 1988) is Chief Executive Officer at Lifepoint Health in Alabama. He recently successfully completed the Certified Professional in Patient Safety Examination. Certification requires a combination of education and experience, as well as successful completion of the evidence-based certification exam. Candidates are tested on five core patient safety domains:

Gator Ubiquity statue with overlay of 40 Under 40 logo and seven circles with portraits of each 40 Under 40 winner.

Seven Warrington alumni named to inaugural 40 Under 40

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Alumni from across the Warrington College of Business were named to the first 40 Under 40, presented on the University of Florida campus during the Orange & Blue weekend festivities. Presented by the University of Florida Alumni Association, the 40 Under 40 honors Gators who are going

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Derek Rife (MBA ’15) | April 2019

Since his graduation from the UF MBA program, Rife (MBA 2015) was promoted from Sr. Project Manager to his current role as IT Security Risk Manager at Halifax Health, a community based health system with its primary campus in Daytona Beach, Florida. In his role, he oversees the IT cyber

From left: UF MBA students John Wilson, Miki Hirama, Carolina Perez and Patrick Doyle with the ACG Cup.

UF MBA students claim 4th consecutive ACG Cup for the University of Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four UF MBA students secured the ACG Cup for the University of Florida this March. This is the fourth consecutive year students from the University of Florida have won the ACG Cup and UF’s seventh first place win overall. Carolina “Caro” Perez, Patrick Doyle,

Mike Fletcher

Mike Fletcher (MBA ’04) | April 2019

Fletcher (MBA 2004) was named Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications at U.S. Youth Soccer, the largest youth sports organization in the country. Most recently, Fletcher served 7 years as Director of Global Promotions, Partnerships and Live Experiences at Hasbro, Inc., one of the largest toy and entertainment companies in the

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Seven reasons to attend the UF MBA Executive Open House

If you’ve been thinking about pursuing an MBA, you know there’s a lot for you to consider and even more questions that you want answered before you decide if the UF MBA Executive program is right for you. UF MBA’s Executive Open House on June 1, 2019 at Hough Hall

Poets & Quants Fireside Chat with Naz Erenguc, UF MBA Associate Director of Admissions

UF MBA Associate Director of Admissions Naz Erenguc recently attended the CentreCourt MBA Festival in New York City, an MBA admissions event presented by Poets & Quants and MBA author Matt Symonds. Poets & Quants editor John Byrne sat down with Naz to discuss why UF MBA offers a range

Douglas Waldorf

Douglas Waldorf (BSBA ’82, MBA ’85, JD ’85) | April 2019

Waldorf (BSBA 1982, MBA 1985, JD 1985) has joined the firm Cohen & Grigsby as a Director, and as a member of its Real Estate Group. Waldorf is a Florida Bar Board Certified real estate attorney, whose practice areas include real estate purchase and sale transactions, leasing and related landlord/tenant matters.