UF MBA Articles

Vladimir Charles

UF MBA students see success at NBMBAA through preparation and support

UF MBA students and staff traveled to Detroit for the 40thAnnual National Black MBA Association Conference & Exposition. Full-Time student Vladimir Charles reflects on his experience. By Vladimir Charles, UF MBA ‘20 To characterize my feelings as we got closer to the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) conference in Detroit, Michigan

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Your guide to understanding and comparing MBA rankings

If you’re currently slogging through the mire of comparing different MBA programs, you’ve likely seen information from each of your prospective schools about how they rank from some of the top publications like U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times and The Economist. But with so many rankings out there,

Amanda Steinhardt

AMANDA STEINHARDT (MBA ’07)

Steinhardt recently accepted a position with Cisco as its Market and Customer Insights Manager working within the Global Marketing team. She is based in the Raleigh, North Carolina office and is focused on helping her teams combine attitudinal and behavioral data to provide a holistic view of the customer. She was

Hough Hall

Seven reasons to attend the UF MBA 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 which program is right for you. UF MBA’s Fall Open House on October 13, 2018 from 1 – 4 p.m. at Hough

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5 ways to foster your network during your MBA experience

Making the decision to pursue an MBA is not easy. There are hundreds of programs, formats and prices. Once you sort through all of your options and apply to your top programs, you’re then faced with deciding which of the programs you’ve been admitted to will provide you the ultimate

John Pacifici

JOHN PACIFICI (MBA ’11)

Pacifici 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 well as manage, train and mentor staff. Most recently, Pacifici worked with

Anthony Perez

ANTHONY PEREZ (MBA ’10)

Perez was named the CEO of VenueNext, a leader in connected venue technology. Previously, he was the chief marketing officer for the Orlando Magic, as well as other leadership roles including executive vice president of strategy. During his tenure as chief marketing officer, Perez led several of the Magic’s most

UF MBA continues to innovate with new program

The Warrington College of Business has long prioritized innovation within the educational experience. The College’s newest program – a fully online MBA program that requires zero campus visit for students – is just the latest example. While the program has served as a pioneer in the online MBA industry and

KATHLEEN PLINSKE (MBA ’12)

Kathleen Plinske was named the new executive vice president and provost at Valencia College.    

10 things to keep in mind when choosing an MBA program

If you’re reading this article, congratulations on your choice to pursue an MBA! You’ve made a great decision to seek a degree that 81 percent of companies are looking to hire in the next year. However, choosing the right MBA program from the hundreds of options out there is probably